Join us as we throw open the doors to NZ Opera
We invite you and your whānau to experience a rare behind-the-scenes look at the magic that unfolds on stage at our Open Day. Witness the creative process right from the earliest concepts to opening night as well as the artistry and talent that bring our productions to life.
DATE: Saturday 11 November
TIME: 10:00am – 1:00pm
LOCATION: New Zealand Opera Studio, 5/69 St George’s Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052
PARKING: Parking is available at the 69 St George’s Bay Road complex. Please note there are current roadworks in progress due to the Parnell sinkhole which may cause some small delays. St George’s Bay Road is open and traffic management will be in place.
DON’T MISS OUR OPEN DAY SCHEDULE 2023:
THE SET AND COSTUMES
Take a walk through the Opera Centre where you can peruse costume designs and costume pieces, wigs and set pieces from The Unruly Tourists, Così fan tutte and (m)Orpheus.
THE DESIGN PROCESS
Be transported to the heart of an opera – with a look into the design process for Così fan tutte, as well as a wigs and make up demonstration.
VOCAL MASTERY 11am – 12pm
Enjoy a vocal masterclass led by General Director Brad Cohen.
SING-ALONG SESSION 12pm – 1pm
Join members of the NZ Opera chorus for a session, learning and performing a well-known operatic chorus.
We look forward to seeing you there. For further information, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org