Lin Ferguson writes in the Wanganui Chronicle of the mounting excitement in the city as opera stars arrive to take their place as tutors in the Kiri Te Kanawa International Faculty at the NZ Opera School which begins on 9 January. Della Jones (pictured) and Cesar Ulloa both bring considerable experience and acclaim with them, and have been mentioned by many of the record student intake as reasons for their wanting to attend this year.
Star tutors arriving for 2017 opera school
We’re just so excited with all the fabulous news about our talented alumni! This time – our very own baritone Kieran Rayner; who was announced as the winning singer of the International Sing Finzi Competition
Hawke’s Bay locals Katherine Winitana and Emmanuel Fonoti-Fuimaono have joined an elite collective of young New Zealand opera singers this week after being named semifinalists in the 2022 Lexus Song Quest. The Lexus Song Quest