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I CAPULETI e I MONTECCHI (The Capulets and the Montagues)

Wellington

25/08/2016 - 28/08/2016

"A feast for lovers of bel canto opera..

THE BARTERED BRIDE

Auckland, Wellington

22/09/2012 - 20/10/2012

"Brilliant Bartered Bride redeems shortcomings of its Cold War setting..

"Love amid politics and circus..

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MARIA STUARDA

Wellington

10/08/2012 - 18/08/2012

"Battle of the Queens opera well worth reviving..

The Valkyrie (Die Walküre) in Concert

Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland

22/07/2012 - 28/07/2012

"Valkyrie rides into a new era for Kiwi opera with performance of a lifetime..

"Standing ovation for NZSO's Wagner..

RIGOLETTO

Auckland, Wellington

19/05/2012 - 17/06/2012

"Rigoletto takes a bold step into today’s world..

"Surprises amid complexities in inventive production..

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The Journey to Rheims

Wellington

01/12/2010 - 04/12/2010

"Sparkling evening of vocal fireworks..

Passionate Choices: Love and Duty

Wellington

02/10/2010 - 02/10/2010

"NZ Opera take note: New stars rising at NZSM..

Macbeth

Auckland, Wellington

18/09/2010 - 16/10/2010

"Great theatre: a must-see..

"A tortured king, lean, mean queen and malevolent witches pack powerful punch..

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The Marriage of Figaro

Wellington, Auckland

15/05/2010 - 13/06/2010

"Engrossing night of theatre makes the Marriage of Figaro unmissable..

"Aidan Lang, take a bow! This is what opera is meant to be...

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The Marriage of Figaro

Wellington

13/03/2010 - 15/03/2010

"The triumph of Figaro..

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