Isango Ensemble Adapter

Since 2001, Isango has toured its productions to Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Singapore, Turkey, Japan, Netherlands, Australia, Canada and the United States. Productions include The Mysteries – Yiimimangaliso, which had two runs in the West End; uCarmen, which toured to many of the world’s major festivals; The Magic Flute – Impempe Yomlingo, featuring Mozart’s score transposed for an orchestra of marimbas, which won both an Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival and the Globes de Cristal for Best Opera following a sold-out season at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris; Venus & Adonis in partnership with Shakespeare’s Globe; and in 2016 A Man of Good Hope, co-produced by Young Vic, Royal Opera, Repons Foundation, BAM and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.

Films created by the ensemble include uCarmen eKhayelitsha, which won the Golden Bear at The Berlin International Film Festival as well as many other Best Feature Awards.

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