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photo of the cast with Lisa Daltirus as Bess centre stage, mike in hand

Lisa Daltirus plays Bess in Cape Town Opera's production of Porgy and Bess

Staged at the London Coliseum, Cape Town Opera’s production of Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess' relocated the work’s enduring message by shifting the action to apartheid-era Soweto. Richard Downes went looking for something that is not missing.