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Operatunity Returns With Concerts Of Note

Friday, 27 May 2022, 11:44 am | Operatunity

Iconic Kiwi company and one of New Zealand’s leading arts organisations, Operatunity, is back and keen to get down to the business of making music! With the devastating impact of Covid and over 300 concerts and 60 music trips cancelled in the past two ... More >>

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing!

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 11:13 am | Operatunity

Do you feel nostalgic when listening to those great tunes that bring back memories of dancing, courting, engagements, and weddings! Well, Operatunity’s next show You Make Me Feel Like Dancing is sure to take you back in time with toe-tapping dance ... More >>

Accordionist Tracey Collins Joins Luck Of The Irish!

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 3:02 pm | Operatunity

Operatunity is absolutely delighted to be welcoming renowned accordionist Tracey Collins to the cast of their July – August tour, Luck of the Irish!  Imagine sitting by the fire of a cosy Irish pub, surrounded by friends and singing along ... More >>

Kiwi Icon Suzanne Lynch Joins Operatunity's Country Music Tour

Sunday, 11 April 2021, 5:55 am | Operatunity

This April-July, NZ pop icon Suzanne Lynch goes country in Operatunity’s Tennessee Waltz national tour! Audiences across the country were devastated to miss out on seeing Suzy in Operatunity’s 2020 tour Showtime Las Vegas cancelled due to COVID-19, ... More >>

20 Years Of Happiness Through Music

Friday, 19 February 2021, 11:43 am | Operatunity

It’s a sensational year for seniors across New Zealand with Operatunity Daytime Concerts and Travel celebrating its 20th Anniversary! And what a 20-year journey it has been. 154 touring seasons amounting to over 3000 performances later, Operatunity ... More >>

Beloved Baritone Brings Christmas Cheers To New Zealand’s Seniors

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 11:13 am | Operatunity

This time last year, Operatunity resident artist and musical tour host Alex Milligan was hosting a trip to England, Wales and Scotland before heading to Croatia to host another tour group. He remembers thinking, “I love all this travelling but gosh ... More >>

Operatunity Launches Its 20th Anniversary 2021 Concert Season

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 1:59 pm | Operatunity

Operatunity Daytime Concerts and Travel is thrilled to announce its 2021 concert season. Next year marks a special milestone for the company as it celebrates its 20th year in business. Founded by husband and wife singing duo Susan Boland and John ... More >>

­Violin Star Brings Paris To Kiwi Audiences

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 12:30 pm | Operatunity

It’s been a shaky start to Operatunity’s ‘I Love Paris’ national concert tour, with the first three Auckland concerts cancelled due to COVID-19. Nevertheless, violin star Jessica Hindin is thrilled the rest of the tour can go ahead and can’t ... More >>

Top Tier NZ Talent Rock ‘n’ Rolling Home

Monday, 10 August 2020, 3:24 pm | Operatunity

Ever wondered what happened to the handsome, charismatic, TV3 weatherman Russell Dixon, who graced our screens for several years and appeared on numerous TV shows and movies? Well he followed his dream of starring on the West End, where he played ... More >>

Operatunity raises $11,000 for Sistema Aotearoa

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 2:23 pm | Operatunity

During their recent Waltz of My Heart tour, which featured Sistema Music Director Jessica Hindin, Operatunity patrons donated money and instruments to the Ōtara based Sistema Aotearoa. As of this week, concert-goers have donated $11,000 instrument ... More >>

Opera Australia prize winner touring with Operatunity

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:49 pm | Operatunity

Kalauni Pouvalu , recent winner of the Conal Coad Opera Australia Prize touring with Operatunity’s That’s Amore in Hamilton on Monday 6th March at 11am . More >>

‘That’s Amore’ at Activate Church

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 12:11 pm | Operatunity

The Tenor has always been considered the most romantic of voices, perfect for conjuring up the sultry passion and wonderful melodies of Italy. Our Three Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Derek Hill and Kalauni Pouvalu, have been performing together within ... More >>

Three Tenors bring Italy to Dunedin with Operatunity

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 11:58 am | Operatunity

Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series brings ‘That’s Amore’ to Mosgiel Coronation Hall inDunedin on Thursday 30th March at 11am. More >>

Jessica Hindin stars in Operatunity’s ‘Waltz of My Heart’.

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:09 pm | Operatunity

NZ’s Sistema Aotearoa Music Director Jessica Hindin stars in Operatunity’s ‘Waltz of My Heart’. More >>

Tribute concert to commemorate the Great Mario Lanza

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:07 pm | Operatunity

Join Operatunity as we pay tribute to one of the most influential classical singers of the modern era: The Great Mario Lanza. More >>

Serena Hendry honours her Irish heritage through dance

Monday, 15 August 2016, 2:56 pm | Operatunity

Operatunity newcomer Serena Hendry is bringing her dancing shoes to the stage in their latest show, When Irish eyes are smiling. Having won the New Zealand Irish Dance competition last year and competed in places as far afield as Canada and the ... More >>

Relive the charm of the Rat Pack with Operatunity

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 9:50 am | Operatunity

Sinatra, Davis Jnr, Martin – what we would give to see these famous stars in the days where sentimentality ran supreme. Although those years have passed, Operatunity is giving you the chance to relive some of the magic of the Rat Pack with our own ... More >>

Quintessentially Kiwi - a concert of great New Zealand music

Monday, 7 March 2016, 4:29 pm | Operatunity

Quintessentially Kiwi - a concert of great New Zealand music we've laughed, danced, cried and sung along to over the years. More >>

3 Tenors and a Soprano Reunited

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 4:38 pm | Operatunity

3 Tenors and a Soprano Reunited is a heart-warming concert full of classic songs from popular to classical music including O Sole Mio , My Way , Nessun Dorma , Come Back to Sorrento and The Donkey Serenade . Having toured New Zealand previously in ... More >>

Think you know the story of Snow White? then think again

Friday, 16 October 2015, 1:20 pm | Operatunity

Operatunity celebrates the Christmas season with its biennial pantomime, this year Snow White and 3 ½ Dwarfs . The pantomime has been especially written by Operatunity with their audiences in mind, so if you’re young at heart but not necessarily in ... More >>