An Evening With Marlena Devoe

An Evening with Marlena Devoe

An Evening with Marlena Devoe

The Auckland Opera Studio is privileged to be able to offer you this unique opportunity to hear – up close and personal – the finest soprano voice New Zealand has on offer. 

On Sunday, 09th April, we have organised for Marlena to be with us in the Studio at 24 St Benedicts Street, Newton, Auckland to showcase for you her voice before she returns to Europe. it is a rare opportunity for us to bring you such a developed talent – one that has been nurtured and polished so well by Frances. it is likely we will have few opportunities to see Marlena in the foreseeable future so we wish this evening to bring you a close encounter with a young woman who is at the top of her game. she represents the best in New Zealand opera talent. 

Seats are limited so get in fast. Doors will open at 5:00pm for 5:30pm start, the door price is $50 and you will receive a complimentary glass of wine and a a few hors d’oeuvre.

This is one soiree you should not miss. To secure your tickets call 09 523 1013 or email or bring cash on the night.


We hope to see you all there. 

Congratulations Marlena & James!

Congratulations Marlena & James!

On Saturday, 13th September 2014 the fourth annual Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award was held.  We are delighted to announce that Marlena Devoe was the winner of the Bel Canto Award and to James Ioelu was the winner of the Richard Bonynge Award and Tait Memorial Trust Award.

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Please join us in congratulating both Marlena and James on their fantastic achievements.  We are delighted to have had the privilege to watch them grow and help nurture their talents over the years.  We are sure they will continue to achieve greatness in their musical careers.

You may like to take the opportunity to enjoy their talents in the roles of Lucia (Marlena Devoe) and Raimondo (James Ioelu) in our production of Lucia di Lammermoor on Friday, 10th and Sunday, 12th October 2014 at the Mercury Theatre.  Tickets available from iTicket (0508 484 253 or online).