Words of advice, wisdom, insight and the occasional extra treat of demonstration were generously imparted, and our singers equipped themselves beautifully in a highly pressured situation
Possibly inspired by the widely seen footage, a composer using the nom de plume Terangi Hikiroa honoured the Maori soldiers with a ‘Maori War Song’
In August Phillip returned to Australia and New Zealand for concert appearances.
The inspiring story of Philip Rhodes, a 31-year-old New Zealand baritone and rising star of the operatic world, premieres on Maori Television on Saturday, 19 November at 8.30pm.
Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation will be the sponsors for the final Opera School concert ‘Great Moments of Opera 2012, in the Royal Wanganui Opera House.
James Ioelu was recently granted a $10,000 scholarship in recognition of the progress he has made and his personal efforts to secure significant funds to support his first year at...