22 - 24 Oct 2021

Unfortunately due to Alert Level uncertainty we are postponing this tour until 2022. See you next year!


22 Oct 2021

7:30pm, Invercargill Civic Theatre


23 Oct 2021

7:30pm, King's & Queen's Performing Arts Centre


24 Oct 2021

7:30pm, Oamaru Opera House

Unfortunately due to the current COVID-19 outbreak we are forced to cancel this concert. We are going to try to reschedule for 2022, so keep an eye out! All ticket holders will be refunded, thank you for your understanding. Ngā mihi.

“No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.” – W.H. Auden

We are head over heels with opera, wide eyed for Monteverdi and smitten for Britten. VOICES LOVE OPERA is coming to southern stages in Invercargill, Dunedin and Oamaru. Some of New Zealand’s best singers feature in this operatic romp, exploring both the triumphs and the heartbreaks of love. Straight from the opera stages comes this romantic tour-de-force involving Carmen, Madame Butterfly, Lucia de Lammermoor and other operatic favourites.
Wild, surprising, jubilant, funny and sometimes disastrous, this story was created and directed by well-known opera director Jacqueline Coats. Through well-loved arias, duets and choruses, the story is being told by a 16-strong Voices ensemble joined on stage by soloists Morag Atchison (Soprano), Catrin Johnsson (Mezzo Soprano), Andrew Grenon (Tenor), and Will King (Bass) accompanied by Rachel Fuller.

Join us for this uplifting concert and you will recognise the songs from L’OrfeoDido and AeneasGlorianaThe Tales of HoffmanLucia di LammermoorCarmenThe Merry WidowMadame Butterfly and more.

Director Jacqueline Coats
Musical Director Karen Grylls
Soprano Morag Atchison
Mezzo Soprano Catrin Johnsson
Tenor Andrew Grenon
Bass Will King
Rachel Fuller