At the Guildhall, Njabulo Madlala sang Le Calender La Rencontre Imprévue and The King The King Goes Forth to France. In 2009, he was a member of Glyndebourne On Tour, and his engagements have further taken him to the Barga, Cheltenham, Hawaii Performing Arts and Montepulciano Festivals, as well as to Dorset Opera, Opera Holland Park and ROH2.
With Sarah Walker, he has made a special study of recital repertoire, appearing as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival as well as at the Wigmore Hall and participating in the Steans Young Artists Programme at Chicago’s Ravinia Festival.
Recent and current highlights include the 2011 Opera Highlights tour for Scottish Opera, Scarpia Tosca for Grange Park Opera ‘Rising Stars’, Master of the Thames Boat Heart of Darkness for ROH2, J. S. Bach Ich habe genug with the Ten Tors Orchestra, Beethoven Choral Symphony with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen for the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Foyles First series conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, In Tune for BBC Radio 3 and Gathering Wave at the Three Choirs Festival in Hereford 2012. With James Baillieu, he will give recitals for the Buxton, Cheltenham and Lake District Music Festivals as well as for Oxford Lieder, with Simon Lepper at Leeds Lieder. With Roger Vignoles, he will appear at the Lugo and Cambridge Festivals.