Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

‘THE DIVAS’ Puccini’s Suor Angelica & other scenes

‘THE DIVAS’ Puccini’s Suor Angelica & other scenes

An innovative studio production of Puccini’s lyric tragedy Suor Angelica combined with
other operatic excerpts will be presented onstage 15-18 April at the easily accessible
Factory Theatre in the heart of Newmarket.

Featuring 14 fabulous emerging ‘Divas’ in a workshop presentation of Puccini’s beautiful
one act opera ‘Suor Angelica’ plus scenes from Carmen, The Marriage of Figaro, Eugene
Onegin, The Magic Flute, The Beggars Opera, Orfeo & Eurydice, Cosi Fan Tutte and
more..

Suor Angelica features Christina Orjis in the title role with Meghan Carppe as Abbess,
Harriet Crampton as the formidable Princess, Amanda Kirk as Sister Genevieve and
other singers in titled roles.

The Divas in scenes from other operas feature Charlotte Pridham as Carmen with Kelly
Harris as Zerlina, Brittany Logan (Polly), Tania Cheeseman (Fiordiligi), Stephanie Dow
(Dorabella), Alice Merrall (Cherubino), Ruth McKenna (Polly), Michelle Thorne (Queen
of the Night), Bronte Pierson (3 Lady) and Claire Johnston as the loveable Lucy.

Opera Factory’s resident Music Director, the infatiguable Rosemary Barnes leads and
accompanies the singers and the production is directed by Adam Thompson and Sally
Sloman.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

40 Years On: Prime Minister Delivers Erebus Apology

"That loss, in and of itself, was huge. It sent ripples across the country, and trauma that those who weren’t directly affected would probably struggle to fathom. But that loss and grief was compounded. It was undeniably worsened by the events that followed." More>>

ALSO:

The Testaments: Margaret Atwood Announces Three NZ Events

The evening will also feature Atwood’s remarkable career, her diverse range of works and why she has returned to the fictional world of Gilead 34 years later. More>>

ALSO:

Transit Of Mercury: Historic Viewing Recreated

Keen stargazers gathered at Te Whanganui o Hei, or Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula to watch a rare astronomic event this morning. More>>

ALSO:

Forest And Bird: Hoiho Crowned Bird Of The Year For 2019

Widely considered an underdog, the valiant hoiho (yellow-eyed penguin) has smashed the feathered ceiling to win Bird of the Year, a first for seabirds in the competition's 14 year history. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis: Very Silly Stormtroopers - Jojo Rabbit

Described as “an anti-hate satire,” Taiki Waititi's latest movie depicts the growth of a young boy in Nazi Germany who seeks advice on how to become a tough man from his 'imaginary friend' - a highly eccentric version of Adolf Hitler.
More>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 


 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland