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Great Opera Moments 2020

Less than one day to go, and the New Zealand Opera School will tomorrow be performing at the Wanganui Royal Opera House, the 26th Great Opera Moments production. The final concert is a wonderful opportunity to show case the students’ vocal capabilities and improvements made throughout the school, in a semi-full operatic production. However what …

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Second Public Masterclass

Tonight’s Masterclass will be led by Nuccia Focile, the Susie and Guy Haddleton international tutor for 2020. Nuccia has sung for the most prestigious Opera Houses in the world including the Royal Opera in London, Opera Bastille, Chatelet and Palais Garnier in Paris, La Fenice in Venice, Opera di Roma, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, …

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Public Masterclass 10 January 2020

Our Freemasons International Vocal Tutor, Australian tenor, Glenn Winslade will be presenting the Masterclass tonight, 10 January. Glenn, studied at the New South Wales Conservatorium and at the Vienna Conservatory.  Glenn Winslade has sung with English National Opera; Victoria State Opera, Opera Di Roma, La Fenice Venice, La Scala Milano, Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper …

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Opera School Welcomes Jacqueline Coats to Direct Great Opera Moments

Jacqueline studied theatre at the University of Idaho Victoria University of Wellington and Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School.  She has a strong interest in opera and has worked as a director, at the NZ International Festival of the Arts, NZ Opera, Victorian Opera (Melbourne), Sirius Opera, Opera Hawke’s Bay, NIMBY Opera, Wanderlust Opera, Opera Otago …

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Heritage House Recital, Whanganui

Every year New Zealand Opera support their current 2020 Dame Malvina Major NZ Opera Studio Artists by sponsoring their placement at New Zealand Opera School. Anna Simmons Harry Grigg Felicity Tomkins Angus Simmons This year those artists are: Anna Simmons (Soprano), Harry Grigg (Tenor), Felicity Tomkins (Soprano). To celebrate their involvement each year NZ Opera …

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