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A rare masterpiece... with a great deal for under-

Monday, 8 September 2008, 10:24 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

“Anyone with an interest in theatre or music must see Jen fa – it will be an unforgettable experience!” Aidan Lang, General Director of The NBR New Zealand Opera, has seen the world famous Glyndebourne Festival production several times and ... More >>

A rare masterpiece comes to our shores...

Sunday, 7 September 2008, 4:33 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

“Anyone with an interest in theatre or music must see Jenůfa – it will be an unforgettable experience!” Aidan Lang, General Director of The NBR New Zealand Opera, has seen the world famous Glyndebourne Festival production several times and ... More >>

Issued by The NBR New Zealand Opera

Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 1:33 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

“That wonderful operatic actress Anne Sophie Duprels is utterly heartrending... and her singing was ravishingly musical.” (Rusalka‚ Grange Park Opera, 2008, Telegraph) More >>

French diva heads stellar cast

Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 12:57 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

˙“That wonderful operatic actress Anne Sophie Duprels is utterly heartrending... and her singing was ravishingly musical.” (Rusalka‚ Grange Park Opera, 2008, Telegraph) More >>

NBR Opera to Perform at the 11th NBR Arts Award

Thursday, 24 July 2008, 9:45 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

Performances by the Royal NZ Ballet, NBR Opera emerging artists, the APO and Tim Beveridge will be among the highlights at this year’s black tie gala for the 11th Annual National Business Review Awards for Sponsorship of the Arts. More >>

Jenufa - A First For New Zealand

Monday, 14 July 2008, 1:11 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

Glyndebourne – the name is synonymous with pedigree and perfection. The quality of Glyndebourne Festival productions is unsurpassed; they set the benchmark to which opera companies around the world aspire. More >>

Opera takes to the road with Hansel and Gretel

Monday, 23 June 2008, 10:53 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

From next week, theatres up and down the country will be home to a bewitching production as The NBR New Zealand Opera takes to the road with its National Tour of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. More >>

Opera singers win coveted places

Monday, 9 June 2008, 9:50 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

Click for big version Dame Malvina Major, Daniel O'Connor, Claire Barton, Anna Argyle, John Harvey More >>

Classic Opera On Now

Friday, 9 May 2008, 3:27 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

Puccini’s La Bohème , arguably the most popular of all operas, gets a face lift in 2008. The NBR New Zealand Opera’s new production sees a vibrant cast and creative team bring this timeless classic back to life in a fresh and stylish way. More >>

Just $25 for Under 25s to see great opera

Wednesday, 23 April 2008, 10:34 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

The NBR New Zealand Opera’s season of the great romantic opera La Bohème opens in Wellington on Saturday 10 May and in Auckland on Thursday 29 May, and anyone aged under 25 can attend for just $25. More >>

Michael Hurst relishes new role as opera director

Tuesday, 15 April 2008, 3:25 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

Michael Hurst is no stranger to New Zealand audiences. He has brought intelligence, energy and charisma to classical theatre, fringe theatre, musicals and cabaret, movies and television dramas for decades. Now, for the first time, he is directing opera ... More >>

Hot international stars take leads in La Bohème

Monday, 31 March 2008, 11:15 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

Opera stars ANTOINETTE HALLORAN and JESUS GARCIA are taking the opera world by storm. Soon they will unleash their dynamic stage presence on New Zealand audiences when they perform the roles of Mimì and Rodolfo in The NBR New Zealand Opera’s forthcoming ... More >>

La Boheme -A Classic Opera is Brought Back to Life

Monday, 18 February 2008, 2:25 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

Puccini’s La Boheme , arguably the most popular of all operas, gets a face lift in 2008. The NBR New Zealand Opera’s new production sees a vibrant cast and creative team bring this timeless classic back to life in a fresh and stylish way. More >>

NZ Opera: It pays to be under 25!

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 10:02 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

The NBR New Zealand Opera’s Genesis Energy Spring Season of Turandot opens in Wellington on Saturday 13 October, and anyone aged under 25 can attend for just $25! More >>

The NBR New Zealand Opera’s 2008 Opera Season

Monday, 24 September 2007, 4:48 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

MEDIA RELEASE Issued by The NBR New Zealand Opera 24 September 2007 Sensational programme unveiled for 2008 Opera Season The NBR New Zealand Opera has launched its 2008 Season, revealing a rich programme for audiences throughout the country. General Director ... More >>

New Zealand diva debuts in major soprano role

Wednesday, 22 August 2007, 1:15 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

The title role of Puccini’s Turandot is famed as a pinnacle role for soprano, reserved for singers whose voices are in full dramatic bloom. New Zealander Margaret Medlyn easily fits into this category. More >>

New Zealand diva debuts in major soprano role

Wednesday, 22 August 2007, 12:23 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

The title role of Puccini’s Turandot is famed as a pinnacle role for soprano, reserved for singers whose voices are in full dramatic bloom. New Zealander Margaret Medlyn easily fits into this category. More >>

Just $25 for Under 25s!

Friday, 8 June 2007, 3:51 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

The NBR New Zealand Opera’s NZI Winter Season of Lucia di Lammermoor opens in Wellington on Saturday 23 June, and anyone aged under 25 can attend for just $25! More >>

Russian diva in NZ for significant opera role

Monday, 7 May 2007, 8:13 am | NBR New Zealand Opera

Elvira Fatykhova – she’s young, beautiful and dynamic; and her strong and pure singing voice and impressive acting ability are winning her accolades around the world. More >>

Bold new production of Lucia di Lammermoor

Thursday, 29 March 2007, 2:27 pm | NBR New Zealand Opera

Three outstanding women play pivotal roles in the new production of The NBR New Zealand Opera’s NZI Winter Season of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor: Russian soprano Elvira Fatykhova, Australian director Lindy Hume and New Zealand designer Kate Hawley. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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