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 […]

Youth Opera Classes 2017

Sign up now for Term 1  – Click here for an enrolment form or email admin@operafactory.com. Classes start 16 February but late enrolments will be accepted to 23 February Youth Opera is a great opportunity to try something new – to extend your repertoire and knowledge and to find new confidence and passion, meet new friends!  […]

Composition Contest 2016

Opera Factory is delighted to announce the results of our nationwide Chamber Opera Composition Contest 2016 The winner was Professor John Drummond of Dunedin with ‘The Illustrious Stranger’.  A complete and engaging chamber opera based on real events and taking place in the women’s backstage dressing room of the Theatre Royal in Christchurch, on the evening […]