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Beautiful Music, Beautiful Venue, Great Weekend

Beautiful Music, Beautiful Venue, Great Weekend

September 26, 2014

Operatic music that describes nature at its finest will be performed in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.

Bay Of Many Coves, the luxury lodge in the Marlborough Sounds, is again hosting three top New Zealand opera singers in a weekend of music from opera, operetta and musical theatre fromOctober 10-12.

The lodge was a finalist in a recent international competition to identify the most secluded and sought after resorts in the world and, in its special weekend entitled Opera At the Bay, it has requested music that describes the setting and surroundings.

The three outstanding singers, sopranos Morag McDowell and Emma Roxburgh and baritone, Jared Holt from Wellington, will sing a montage of famous arias, duets and trios but, at its centre, will be music that inspired its composers to describe the beauty of nature.

Co-owner of Bay Of Many Coves, Murray McCaw, intends Opera At the Bay from October 10-12 will appeal not just to opera buffs but to those who would love to be introduced to opera in the tranquil setting of the luxury lodge and to turn back the clock to a time when food and wine were a crucial part of celebrating the latest Puccini or Verdi masterpiece.

Prices for Opera At the Bay start from $995 per person.

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