MA Opera Royal Academy of Music 2009-2011

Runette completed her Master’s in Opera in July 2011, graduating from the RAM with distinction. She made her professional debut at London’s Royal Albert Hall in a gala concert alongside Jose Carreras and Kiri te Kanawa in 2011 and was offered an apprenticeship at Kassel Opera House later that year. Runette made her German début as Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème in 2012 and travels to South Africa to perform as a guest artist. She was selected as the Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year (Music) in 2013 and featured prominently at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown that year.