Zambia: Tsungai's Dinaledi Expressions Go Musical

ZIMBABWEAN playwright and Dinaledi Expression director, Tsungai Garise last Friday diversified from his usual theatrical skills to concentrate on his other music skills.

Tsungai brought to the fore a unique and fresh feeling to the Alliance Francaise audience when he divergently glass-cased part of his skills in a rare blend of gospel and secular choral music.

He was on top of things with his two groups as seen from his faithful fans that were undoubtedly entertained and satisfied with the performance of the two musical groups.

They got the value for their money!

Though the publicity of the show did not hit the top bar, Tsungai still managed to pull a good crowd to appreciate his newly unveiled talent of also managing music.

The two youthful groups comprised Dinaledi voices from Dinaledi Expressions and the Voice of Patmos.

The Dinaledi expression that has in the past made headlines with it's undoubtedly well-liked theatre art in once popular light-hearted plays like "The blonde, the maid and the millionaire, Desperate love, the conjugal prostitution, Married versus Single among others, was a spectacle on the night though Seventh Day Adventists choir was at its tops too.

In its quest to deliver the best, Dinaledi imported some of Zambia's upcoming admired vocal powers in the likes of Dreams reality show finalist Zillah Mubangala and the versatile Teresa Ng'ambi. Others were Dinaledi's face, Luse Kaibele, Mwaba Chipili and Patience Kabengele.

Speaking after the show, Tsungai said it was delighting to realise how versatile his actors are and will go on with the diversification as it has proved profitable.

"You know, it is so hard to push these actors from their original call into something else but I am so glad that they have done so well and have not stopped to the fans in their extra duties of dancing and singing," Tsungai had to say.

Tsungai says his actors have shown that they are capable of performing even in huge functions and says all they need is that massive exposure.

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