CN&CO prides itself on the diverse relationships across different industries. In this blog we highlight a good friend ours Niël Rademan who is a trailblazer in the arts.

Niël Rademan is a highly acclaimed South African singer of cabaret, folksong, lied and operatic music. He worked with the best singers in the country such as Lynelle Kenned, Pumeza Matshikiza, Zanne Stapelberg, Pauline Malefane, Minette du Toit Pearce, Jolene McClelland, Beverley Chiat, Barend van der Westhuizen and Clint Lesch. He sang in two productions on the West End in London and performed all over Europe the past few years in solo concerts, where he was applauded with standing ovations in Vienna, The Hague, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Bern, Boussac and London.

He is a dynamic theater practitioner with a master’s degree in drama, focusing on the human voice, from Stellenbosch University. During his studies he received the Mark Graham trophy for best directing student. Thereafter he directed productions of West Side Story (Bernstein), Sound of Music (Rodgers & Hammerstein) and co-directed La Bohème (Puccini) and The Pearl Fishers (Bizet) at the Artscape Opera House. He was the founder and director of several award winning groups and productions such as The South African Sopranos, 5MAESTROS! And Wilde Willemietjie.

Niël Rademan was nominated for best FIESTA TV presenter in 2013. He was also part of the cast that won a KANNA award for best children’s production and a FIESTA award for his opera group, The South African Sopranos. In addition, he was nominated for a GHOEMA and a TEMPO award for his solo piano album and released a vocal album with Elna van der Merwe.

Rademan is an arts manager, director and singer: he is known all over the country as a force to be reckoned with! Capetonians also know him as the “Singing CEO of the Suidoosterfees”.

He is currently on tour, performing across the Western Cape. Be sure to catch him at one of these venues:

22 September: Wellington | Bookings:

24 September: Wahnfried,  McGregor | Bookings:

28 September: The Teatro,  Swellendam | Bookings:

29 September: Vredehoek, Cape Town | Bookings:

30 September: Janfrederikstraat, Stellenbosch | Bookings:

1 October:  Stellenbosch | Bookings: