New Zealand Aria

Thursday 25 October – Saturday 27 October 2018

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The New Zealand Aria competition is one of Australasia’s most prestigious singing competitions.

The event is the largest competition of its kind in the country, and its fame has spread throughout Australasia’s world of opera. The New Zealand Aria attracts aspiring opera stars who pit themselves against some of Australasia’s best young singers. The opportunity this engenders, along with the attractive prize money, contribute to the performer’s further development in this demanding art. Entrants go on to forge careers in the opera world both in New Zealand and overseas.

Please consider entering online for this years New Zealand Aria competition. follow these simple directions
Dear Jo-Anne, Just a quick message to congratulate you on a superb event last evening. Rachel and I truly enjoyed the extensive talent in the competition and we were truly proud to be associated in such a rewarding way. We do look forward to continuing our association under the new umbrella of ‘Lockwood’ Aria. Thank you once again. Kind Regards- Richard Johnston, Head of Business, Coombes Johnston BMW and MINI
Hi Team, I didn't get a chance to say goodbye last night but thank you once again for a wonderful experience here in Rotorua. What a great night, and to have coped with the venue changes and associated issues was a monumental task but as always, done with such love and care that it all seems to work. It's such a privilege to be a part of this, a very special part of the singing calendar and one of my favourites times of the year. I hope you all get some well deserved rest now, Much love- Claire
Hi ya Joanne, Thanks for a great and successful NZ Aria experience!! I really enjoyed this as it was my frist year competing! But i must thank you and the whole team for the awesome experience!- Emmanuel Fuimaono