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Operatunity launches their 2014 Daytime Concert Series!

Operatunity launches their 2014 Daytime Concert Series!

The Daytime Concert Series presented by Operatunity is proud to announce its 2014 season of variety concerts.
We present 8 brand new shows running throughout 2014, each with their own unique theme and flavour, including The Life & Music of Glen Miller3 Tenors & a Soprano100 Glorious Years of SongModern Musicals;European RomanceHits of the 50s & 60Rodgers & Hammerstein and Friends, as well as Christmas at the Proms.

To find out more about any of these concerts, visit our website www.daytimeconcerts.co.nz

Operatunity is owned by husband and wife singers Susan Boland and John Cameron and in its 13 years has built up an enviable reputation for presenting high quality professional concerts throughout New Zealand – including special music events outside of the Daytime Concert Series, including recently, an opera gala concert inside the Waitomo Caves!


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Artists from left to right: Susan Boland, David Kelly Andrea Munro, Elisha Fa’i-Hulton, Matthew Landreth, Derek Hill, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua & Cameron Barclay

One of the major aims of the company is to provide work for New Zealand artists both established and up and coming in accessible variety concerts in eight national tours annually.

"We are a country who has a proud tradition in music and per capita have one of the highest concentrations of people involved in music, choirs and attending concerts, as well as numerous singers enjoying busy professional careers both in New Zealand and internationally" Says Susan Boland Managing Director. "This comes as a big surprise to many people as we have such an emphasis on sport both in profile and funding and there is little funding for the arts. It has a lot to do with the can-do attitude we have where if we are told we can't do it, we do it anyway."

This attitude also accounts for the success of Operatunity, all the more impressive, as with no arts funding the company has been built with hard work and innovation to be the busiest touring company in New Zealand with 210 concerts per year as well as one of the largest providers of employment for New Zealand artists.

With over 50 people employed by Operatunity, both part time and full time, annually this company is an arts entrepreneurial success story.

ENDS

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