Semele NZ Opera

2020 Season


29 October – 6 November 2020
The Human Voice NZ Opera

2020 Season

The Human Voice

13 October – 12 November 2020

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2020 Open Day

Discover Opera

This event has been canceled due to COVID-19 Level 3 government restrictions.

Featuring behind-the-scenes tours of the wardrobe, wigs and makeup departments. Take the opportunity to watch artists at work in the rehearsal studio, and dress-ups for all ages. New Zealand Opera’s Open Day is a wonderful opportunity to see what happens behind the scenes to create an opera.


15 October 2020

Join us for a very special Insights event at the Opera Centre in Parnell. Art historian David Maskill will explore the story of Semele through depictions of the myth in art from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century.

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Voice Your Support

We’re raising funds to enhance our digital offering and record future performances like Tosca which played on TVNZ over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Our deadline is now set as the Opening Night of Semele. If you are able, even a small gift can go a long way. Alternatively, lend your voice to the cause, submit a comment in support of this initiative or help spread the word!

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