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Mapoyi Mthetho: I sing next to restaurants to make a living

Mapoyi Mthetho an opera singer stunned customers at a local restaurant 'Ons Huisie' in Bloubergstrand.

Mthetho sang the famous Nessun Dorma and guests were left gasping for more.

In the new feature, Good News Thursday, Azania Mosaka spoke to Mthetho to find out more about his incredible talent.

I have seen the video once and listening to it now, I feel like I sound like Luciano there.

Mapoyi Mthetho, Opera singer

Singing opera is what I learned from my mom's side. My mother was a singer, she sang in a local choir.

Mapoyi Mthetho, Opera singer

I am currently unemployed. I sing next to restaurants to make a living.

Mapoyi Mthetho, Opera singer

My dream is to become a professional opera singer.

Mapoyi Mthetho, Opera singer

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Listen to what caller had to say about Mthetho's talent...


This article first appeared on 702 : Mapoyi Mthetho: I sing next to restaurants to make a living


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