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12191852_1032310820148172_6640557337302219663_nSouth African born opera singer Pumeza Matshikiza chats with Leo Stubbing in the JOY studios.

Pumeza opens up about her childhood, the death of her father at age eleven and discovering opera music on the radio.

Pumeza chats about moving to Europe to enhance her career, her three year scholarship at the Royal College Of Music in London and a masterclass with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

Pumeza talks about signing to Decca Records, her debut album Voice Of Hope, performing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, The Royal Variety Performance and earlier this year with US singer Josh Groban.

Pumeza also chats about the new album ARIAS, her love of rock music, her time in Melbourne and much more.

The new album ARIAS by Pumeza Matshikiza is available in store and online now – visit the official website for further information and follow Pumeza on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.





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