Baritone Alex Matangi studied voice at the University of Auckland, completing his BMus(Hons) under Dr Te Oti Rakena. Professional highlights include Aida, Le nozze di Figaro, Macbeth, and Ihitai Avei’a Star Navigator (NZO) as chorus member; Don Giovanni and La Traviata (Wellington Opera) as chorus member. As a soloist, Alex has sung with NZ Barok, St. Matthews Chamber Orchestra, and recently, NZCF’s Faure Requiem. In the University of Auckland’s Opera Scenes, Alex undertook various roles such as Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni, Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus and la Fauteuil in L’enfant et les sortileges. Alex enjoys singing in both opera and musical theatre and will pursue further study in performing.