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Opera Otago is proud to be New Zealand’s longest running opera company, producing opera for 65 years!

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Road to the Lexus, 27 March and 10 April 2022

Eleven young Dunedin singers will audition in April 2022 for a place in the Lexus Song Quest semi-finals. Opera Otago presents two concerts featuring all eleven singers, giving them the chance to perform a selection of their Lexus Song Quest repertoire in front of a maximum audience of 100 at Mornington Methodist Chruch (1 Galloway Street, Mornington, Dunedin). Vaccine Pass Required.

Concert one (March 27 2022) will feature Olivia Pike, Sarah Hubbard, Erica Paterson, Calla Knudson-Hollebon and Marcus Millad, accompanied by Andrew Crooks.

Concert two (April 10 2022) will feature Lillian Gibbs, Rhiannon Cooper, Emma McClean, Scott Bezett, Ingrid Fomison-Nurse and Cathey Highton-Sim, accompanied by Andrew Crooks and John Van Buskirk.

Tickets are available online at: https://tickets.operaotago.co.nz/ or phone 03 4676567. Door Sales will be available if tickets remain (Cash Only).

Adults $30 ; Opera Otago Subscribers $25 ; Students $15

Die Fledermaus Postponed

The Opera Otago executive has decided, due to the ongoing red traffic light setting in 2022, to delay any season of Die Fledermaus until we can welcome a full theatre. We will keep you updated here for any rescheduled season announcements.


We aim to present two productions per year, one large-scale production and one production aimed at children, with workshops and tours of the region where time and resources permit. Our Executive Committee is made up of several enthusiastic and talented individuals with a broad range of experience and knowledge that we utilise in running the company.

As a not-for-profit volunteer organisation, Opera Otago relies on grants from local and national businesses and trusts to support it. We also rely on individual supporters who make up our audience, our membership base, and who can donate to help us to maintain a quality home of Opera in the South of New Zealand.

If you have any questions, please contact us here.
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