Siphiwe's next performance...

...will be in Paul Curran's groundbreaking production of Verdi's La Traviata at the National Opera Bucharest, with Alexander Prior conducting the premiere performances in the Opera's new house.

Dates: October 31 and November 2; also June 24 and June 25, 2015.

Please click here for Siphiwe's complete season schedule.



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First off, Siphiwe – what does it mean? And how do you pronounce this name?

Siphiwe is a Swahili name from central Africa and means “we have been given”. It is pronounced “Si-PEE-way”: the stress is on the second syllable, similar to the way you would pronounce “freeway”.