Opera Idol Song Contest 2017

Vocal Competition for School Students  

12-15 September 2017

Open to all school aged students, this competition provides a friendly and encouraging opportunity for young singers to be heard by professional judges and supportive audiences in the opera and classical singing community. Singers are required to audition with two contrasting songs from folk/ballad/art song/aria/musical theatre/opera repertoire.

Opera Idol Entry Form 2017

Closed Audition rounds held 12-14 September, 3.30 -6.30pm for each age group

FINAL AWARDS NIGHT, Friday 15 September, 6.30-9.30pm – tickets will be available from 20 August. 


We look forward to hearing new talent and beautiful voices!

Opera Idol : 3 – 5 September 2014

The Finals – Friday 5 September at 6.30pm
Onstage at our Factory Theatre 7 Eden St Newmarket.

Opera Idol is our annual voice contest for school students of all ages and levels.
After two days of auditions with professional adjudicators – 10-12 finalists are selected from each section to present again on Friday evening .

Opera Idol provides an unique opportunity to showcase the talents and dreams of young classical singers and to ensure a steady supply of future exponents and audiences for opera in New Zealand.
The FINALS are rather like a youth version of the Lexus Song Quest – we’d love to have your support in the audience!

DOOR SALES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE NIGHT, or email/phone us now to reserve your best seats.
Tickets $15 (Adults) $10 (Students).

Note: You have just missed our season of Menotti’s thrilling melodrama ‘The Medium’ – thanks to those of you who attended this great work.