2022 Season

 

Verdi, La Traviata

9-16 July 2022

St James Theatre, Wellington

 

Emma Pearson – Violetta

Oliver Sewell – Alfredo

Phillip Rhodes – Giorgio Germont

Tianyi Lu – Conductor

Sara Brodie – Director

 

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The whole-hearted applause that greeted cast and creative team in the curtain calls demonstrated the pleasure this new opera company has brought in its premiere production.

Elizabeth Kerr, Five Lines

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