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Rehearsals are Underway!

Rehearsals for Lucia di Lammermoor are well underway!  Here is a sneak peek at the hard work going on at the moment. 22 more words

Auckland Opera Studio

Ready Or Not Here I Come.

Well we dropped Tom off at Glasgow University he’s studying Geography and the university was in the top 5 in the UK for Geography in the 2014 guide he used, he is also taking archaeology and philosophy as extra modules in his first year. 610 more words

Charlotte Hoather

Congratulations Marlena & James!

On Saturday, 13th September 2014 the fourth annual Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award was held.  We are delighted to announce that Marlena Devoe was the winner of the Bel Canto Award… 109 more words

Auckland Opera Studio

Brigitte Fassbaender: I sing a lot in dreams

In her own words but through the eyes of others

From an interview (Music Matters, BBC Radio 3, listen here) I have taken and reassembled various lines and passages of the German mezzo soprano’s ruminations and reflections, using her own words to create the poem below. 383 more words


Freshers Week In Scotland And Final Recitals

This Friday, 12th September, my family are dropping my younger brother Tom off at the University of Glasgow for his first day. My eldest brother Matthew and I have been trying to advise him on what to pack and to help him decide what items he needs to take with him for the big move. 304 more words

Charlotte Hoather

Autumn Hues

I love the colours of autumn, it’s going to be great to get back to studying full time mid-September. As the days get shorter I love to get up early and make the most of the sunlight. 512 more words

Charlotte Hoather

Opera National de Paris

The Palais Garnier is a magnificent building which seats 1979 people and was built between 1861 and 1875 for the Paris Opera. The architecture is in the Baroque style and designed by Charles Garnier who won the opportunity to design the new Opera House in a competition, (the project was designed by Napoleon III). 674 more words

Charlotte Hoather