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April 18, 2015 Akl
OPERA OPEN DAY
OPERA OPEN DAY

As we launch into our first opera of the year La cenerentola, we are also preparing for our third Opera Open Day on 18 April.

EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC FIRST HAND!

We are throwing open the doors just for you. Our Opera Technical Centre (OTC) is where all the magic happens from building sets and creating costumes to music calls and production rehearsals. Here is your chance to meet our team behind-the-scenes. Enjoy a glimpse of the La cenerentola (Cinderella) set before the season opens in May, watch artists in rehearsal and being coached by NZ Opera's Director of Music, Wyn Davies. Visit our costume store and workshop departments and explore the creative process. Gather your friends and whanau for a fun and informative afternoon.

PROGRAMME

• Doors open: 1.30pm
• Guided Tours: 2, 3 & 4pm
• Artists in rehearsal
• Costume store sale
• La cenerentola set on display
• Vocal coaching sessions
• Opera merchandise on sale
• La cenerentola 2-for-1 ticket offer
• Raffle

  • Saturday April 18. — 1.30 - 4.30pm
  • NZO Technical Centre, 107 Neilson Street, Onehunga
  • FREE EVENT.
    Koha
  • Enquiries: 0800 NZOPERA (696 737)
April 29, 2015 Wgn
La cenerentola: Friends Forum
La cenerentola: Friends Forum

Spotlight on La cenerentola (Cinderella).

Your opportunity to be enchanted!

Gain insight into this scintillating production, while being charmed by its music. With canapes and refreshments provided, this is your chance to socialise and build excitment for the first opera of 2015.

Hosted by Wellington Friends of the Opera.

  • Wednesday April 29. — 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • St James Theatre foyer
  • TICKETS
    $30 Friends, $35 Guests, $20 30 and under

    BOOK NOW:
    Julie Bird, NZO Box Office.
    phone 0800 NZOPERA (696 737)
  • Enquiries: Rosalie Thurston (04) 479 7623, Elaine Moffat (04) 577 3720 or Judith Day (04) 473 4736
May 12, 2015 Wgn
La cenerentola: Friends Night
La cenerentola: Friends Night

Rejoice in "Goodness triumphant" at the Friends' Night soiree!

Learn production secrets on a Backstage Tour following the show, then celebrate the season's success with the cast and crew in the Green Room.

Hosted by Wellington Friends of the Opera.

  • Tuesday May 12. — Directly following the 6pm performance
  • Meet at the Friends Desk, St James Theatre foyer
  • TICKETS
    $35 Friends, $40 Guests, $25 30 and Under

    BOOK NOW: Julie Bird, NZO Box Office.
    Phone (04) 499 8343 or 0800 NZOPERA (696 737)
  • Enquiries: Rosalie Thurston (04) 479 7623, Elaine Moffat (04) 577 3720 or Judith Day (04) 473 4736