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Bass-Baritone Musa Ngqungwana on WRTI!

South African bass-baritone Musa Ngqungwana

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Musa Ngqungwana in LA Opera's 2015 production of MOBY-DICK.

The Philadelphia region is rich with music schools training the next generation of artists. South-African bass-baritone Musa Ngqungwana, a 2014 graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts, and a 2013 winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, stands out and already has a busy international performance schedule.

Listen to Musa this Saturday, August 6th at 1 pm on WRTI! He's singing the role of Queequeg in Jake Heggie's opera, MOBY-DICK, a production of LA Opera.

WRTI’s Susan Lewis speaks with Musa about his career thus far, and the road ahead.


Musa Ngqungwana's in-depth conversation with WRTI's Susan Lewis in 2014.