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AMAHL & THE NIGHT VISITORS (a short musical fable by Menotti)
Saturday 8th December, 2pm and 7pm
A semi-staged, costumed performance of this delightful tale of the boy Amahl, his mother and their encounter with the Three Kings. Presented in the beautiful historical Saint Mark’s Church the performance features Krishna Peddinti as Amahl with June Dams (Mother), Michael Potts (King Kaspar), Campbell Ellison (King Melchior) and Tyran Talamaivao (King Balthazar) and a chorus conducted by Arthur Adams-Close, with piano accompaniment by Juan Kim. The performances will conclude with a flourish of favourite songs and carols. 1hr followed by light festive refreshments (included).
Tickets $30 (Adults) $25 (Seniors) $20 (Amici donors), $10 (School Students)
To secure a seat book now by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning 09 921 7801
Payment by direct credit or cheque/cash. Account Details: 12 3025 0291776 00 (Ref Amahl)
OPERA BOX – a short opera pop-up series
OPERA IDOL SONG CONTEST (for school students) September
OPERA BITES A tasty platter of operatic scenes
Saturday 24 February, 4pm and 8pm
Dig right in and get a little taste of opera. Opera Factory presents a selection of short operatic scenes to feed your soul. ‘Opera Bites’ featured a variety of snippets including Mozart comedies, Menotti’s dramatic ‘The Consul’, Nicolai’s ‘Merry Wives of Windsor’, Stravinsky’s ‘The Rake’s Progress’ and Rossini’s ‘Barber of Seville’. Performances will feature some of the best young singers around including Anna Mahon, June Dams, Angus Simmons, Michael Potts and Emma Sloman. Opera Bites offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a slice of opera.
Morning Melodies 2018
Vocal Recital Series, Thursday 8 March, 5 April, 3 May, 10.30am. Make a regular date for our morning recital series featuring a range of singers and wonderful vocal repertoire. Enjoy the gift of song, served with a light morning tea. These concerts were held at St Mark’s Parish Centre, 95 Remuera Road, Newmarket with parking on site.
Opera Rocks Junior Class Term 1 (8-13yrs)
These weekly performance and singing classes are a great opportunity to explore the theatrical world of opera and classical singing.
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