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Double 2022 Grammy Nomination For New Zealander Simon O’Neill

Friday, 26 November 2021, 10:46 am | Simon O'Neill

New Zealand tenor Simon O'Neill has received a double Grammy nomination for the upcoming 2022 Grammy Awards - Best Choral Performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical. Proudly hailing from Ashburton, Simon O’Neill is the most internationally ... More >>

Wagner Would Love Jazz Treatment To Ring Cycle

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 2:17 pm | Simon O'Neill

Wagnerian opera and big band jazz “would’ve got on very well.” One of the world’s greatest Wagnerian tenors believes German composer, Richard Wagner, would have enjoyed his arias receiving Rodger Fox’s big band arrangements. Kiwi tenor, ... More >>

Kiwi – Snake - Stick

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 4:56 pm | Simon O'Neill

Many years ago, the nice Army sent me to Singapore for two years. Much of our time was in the jungles of Malaysia, rich in many forms of less than hospitable wild life and on occasion, a young Kiwi would run afoul of a snake. In such cases, a general ... More >>

NZ tenor returns to the Metropolitan Opera

Friday, 23 February 2007, 12:24 am | Simon O'Neill

Tenor Simon O’Neill, from Ashburton, New Zealand will return to the Metropolitan Opera as Siegmund in Die Walkuere after understudying Placido Domingo in the role since 2004. O’Neill is also double cast as Siegmund with Domingo in the Royal Opera ... More >>