Story: Opera and musical theatre

Music students perform

Music students perform

Since the 1960s many lesser-known operas have been performed in New Zealand by music students studying at universities and polytechnics. Here students of the New Zealand School of Music present a three-act opera, Il corsaro, in 2013 to mark the bicentenary of Verdi’s birth. Centre stage are Christian Thurston, playing Pasha Seid, and Thomas Atkins as Corrado.

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Lindis Taylor, 'Opera and musical theatre - Singers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2020)

Story by Lindis Taylor, published 22 Oct 2014