Summer of Opera
2020 Summer of Opera – New Zealand Opera presents a summer celebration of music in parks.
25 January – 20 February 2020
Eight Songs for a Mad King
Get outside the box of opera as you know it with this innovative indoor / outdoor staging at site specific venues in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
2 – 29 March 2020
The Marriage of Figaro
Power, privilege and forgiveness.
4 June – 24 July 2020
Fame and immortality. Mythology goes to church in this unique staging of Semele inside Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral.
10 – 19 September 2020
The Human Voice
A tale of love stripped back. The lies we tell to others and ourselves, an unflinching examination of the human condition in 45 minutes of drama you cannot look away from.
6 October – 6 November 2020
New Zealand Opera in Concert
Two special concerts featuring Beethoven and Fauré – Anniversaries in Song and Trouble and Strife – Stories in Song at St Andrew’s on The Terrace, Wellington.
22 – 25 September 2020
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra presents Britten’s Peter Grimes, featuring The Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus.
9 October 2020