People of Note - Neo Muyanga

Rodney Trudgeon’s guest on this week’s edition of People Of Note is a composer, musician, director and philosopher. His name is NEO MUYANGA, WHO WAS BORN IN Soweto and grew up during the hard years of student protests. He began studying natural sciences and Philosophy in Italy but he was soon introduced to a teacher who acquainted him with choral music and the tradition of madrigals. Since then, Neo has written a number of operas as well as plays, chamber music and large choral works.