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Upcoming Events

July 3, 2015 Akl
Turandot
Turandot

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra presents Puccini's Turandot in Concert at the Auckland Town Hall. Featuring the Freemasons NZ OPERA Chorus.

Everything about Giacomo Puccini’s last opera is spectacular. Don't miss it.

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Eckehard Stier CONDUCTOR
Tiziana Caruso PRINCESS TURANDOT
Nadja Stefanoff LIÙ
Thiago Arancam CALÀF
Runi Brattaberg TIMUR
Andrew Moran PING
Robert Macfarlane PANG
Richard Greager PONG
Warwick Fyfe MANDARIN

Featuring the Freemasons NZ OPERA Chorus
Director John Rosser

  • Friday July 3. — 7:30pm
  • Auckland Town Hall
  • $38-$125*

    *booking fees apply.


  • Enquiries: APO Ticketing Office. (09) 623 1052
July 25, 2015 Chch
Madama Butterfly: Pre-Show Talks
Madama Butterfly: Pre-Show Talks

Pre-Show talks are held before selected performances only.

CHRISTCHURCH PRE-SHOW TALK DATES & TIMES:
Saturday, 25 July 6.30pm
Tuesday, 28 July 5.30pm
Thursday, 30 July 6.30pm
Saturday, 1 August 6.30pm

Join us before these performances for a short Pre-Show Talk on the history of Puccini's opera. Enjoy some stories from behind the scenes of this production, plus attempt our snap quiz for you chance to win a mystery prize!

Pre-Show Talks are free to all ticket holders and no reservation is required but we suggest early arrival to be sure of a seat.

  • Saturday July 25. — 6.30 - 7pm (30 mins)
  • Gloucester Room, 1st Floor, Isaac Theatre Royal
  • FREE event
  • Enquiries: hello@nzopera.co.nz
July 28, 2015 Chch
Madama Butterfly: Audio Described
Madama Butterfly: Audio Described

We are pleased to announce that an audio described performance of Madama Butterfly will be provided half price for blind and visually impaired patrons who want to give opera a go.

Trained audio describers will broadcast live commentary during the show which patrons hear through an earpiece. A Touch Tour will also be held prior to the opera where patrons can walk through the set, touch the costumes, handle key props and meet a few of the cast members. Half price companion seats are available and guide dogs are welcome.

  • Tuesday July 28. — 6.30pm
  • Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch
  • Tickets are available in A, B & C Reserve.

    BOOK NOW - 03 379 0597
    Ticketek dedicated booking line. open Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm

    *Booking fees apply.
  • Enquiries: 03 379 0597
August 2, 2015 Akl
FRIENDS: A Toast to Art & Song
FRIENDS: A Toast to Art & Song

Auckland Friends of the Opera invite you to join them at the Kelliher Art Gallery for an afternoon of Art & Song. With principal artist Kristin Darragh, fresh from her role as Suzuki in NZ Opera's Christchurch season of Madama Butterfly.

Accompanied by David Kelly.

*refreshments will be served - *be quick! only 50 tickets on sale.

  • Sunday August 2. — 3:30pm (concert starts at 4pm)
  • Kelliher Gallery, 2 York Street, Parnell
  • $65 Friends/Benefactors, $75 Guests

    BOOKINGS - NZO Box Office
    09 379 4068 or bookings@nzopera.co.nz
  • Enquiries: 09 379 4068
September 9, 2015 Chch
Love Divine
Love Divine

An evening of songs and arias with Taryn Fiebig and Jud Arthur.

This specially devised event showcases the glorious voices of Australian operatic royalty Taryn Fiebig and Jud Arthur.

One of New Zealand's finest operatic exports, Jud is delighted to be returning to the city that gave him his operatic start. Together with the gorgeous Taryn, their show promises musical delights galore, from Baroque thorugh to modern musical theatre. These stars of the operatic world in Oz regularly return to these shores, but never before as Mr and Mrs Jud Fiebig-Arthur.

Accompanied by David Kelly on piano, they will delight with their 'two hearts in three quarter time' take on the classics.

In association with:
New Zealand Opera, Christchurch City Council, Auckland City Council, Wellington City Council.

 

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  • Wednesday September 9. — 7.00pm
  • TVNZ Festival Club
  • $45 Adult, $41 Concession.

    Duration: 80 minutes, no interval.

    BOOK NOW
    0800 TICKETEK (842 538)

  • Enquiries: www.artsfestival.co.nz
September 19, 2015 Akl
Tosca: Pre-Show Talks (A)
Tosca: Pre-Show Talks (A)

Pre-Show talks are held before selected performances only.

AUCKLAND PRE-SHOW TALK DATES & TIMES:
Saturday, 19 September 6.30pm
Wednesday, 23 September 6.30pm
Friday, 25 September 6.30pm
Sunday, 27 September 1.30pm

Join us before these performances for a short Pre-Show Talk on the history of Puccini's opera. Enjoy some stories from behind the scenes of this production, plus attempt our snap quiz for you chance to win a mystery prize!

Pre-Show Talks are free to all ticket holders and no reservation is required but we suggest early arrival to be sure of a seat.

  • Saturday September 19. — 6.30 - 7pm (30 mins)
  • Air New Zealand foyer, Level 5, Aotea Centre
  • FREE events
  • Enquiries: hello@nzopera.co.nz
September 19, 2015 Akl
TOSCA: Meetup event
TOSCA: Meetup event

The NZ Opera Meetup Group is dedicated to all those who love opera but who's friends need a little convincing.

If you prefer not to attend the opera alone but don't want to miss out, here's your chance to have a great night out with a group. You might be an opera 'newbie' or a long-time aficionado, we welcome anyone who wants to experience live opera and meet new people.

The group attends performances together in Auckland meeting before the show starts and during interval. You can choose to book tickets as part of the group (making substantial group booking savings) and sit together in the theatre or book your own seats separately. As a group member you also receive a free programme at the performance.

To join us at Tosca VISIT OUR MEETUP PAGE HERE and join as a group member. You can also spend some time chatting with other members and making new friends online before meeting them in person at the theatre. 

This group was set up to expose new audiences to a truly magnificent art form and help people develop an appreciation and love of opera.

  • Saturday September 19. — 7.30pm (group meets at 7pm)
  • The Box Cafe, Aotea Centre
  • Silver Reserve seats $105.50*
    (*price includes a saving $19 per ticket when you book as part of the Meetup Group)

    TO BOOK
    - Visit our Meetup Group page and join as a member first.
    - Book via our box office once you have registered as a member and RSVP'd your attendance.

    www.meetup.com/nzoperagroup
  • Enquiries: hello@nzopera.co.nz
October 13, 2015 Wgn
Tosca: Pre-Show Talks (W)
Tosca: Pre-Show Talks (W)

Pre-Show talks are held before selected performances only.

WELLINGTON PRE-SHOW TALK DATES & TIMES:
Tuesday, 13 October 5.00pm
Thursday, 15 October 6.30pm
Saturday, 17 October 6.30pm

Join us before these performances for a short Pre-Show Talk on the history of Puccini's opera. Enjoy some stories from behind the scenes of this production, plus attempt our snap quiz for you chance to win a mystery prize!

Pre-Show Talks are free to all ticket holders and no reservation is required but we suggest early arrival to be sure of a seat.

  • Tuesday October 13. — 5.00 - 5.30pm (30 mins)
  • Hospitality Suite, 1st Floor Gallery, St James Theatre
  • FREE events
  • Enquiries: hello@nzopera.co.nz