Dame Kiri Te Kanawa – In Recital

Dame Kiri Te KawanaOpera royalty, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, will grace Queensland stages in March this year, with special one night only performances at QPAC and Gold Coast’s Arts Centre.

Heralding from New Zealand with an international career spanning over 40 years, Dame Kiri has graced the stage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Covent Garden, and the Royal Opera House in London, and La Scala in Italy. The formidable performer also famously sang ‘Let the Bright Seraphim’ at the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in St Paul’s Cathedral. Amongst many accolades, Dame Kiri won a Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording in 1984, for Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro.

Accompanied by pianist, Terence Dennis, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will treat her audience with a two-hour showcase; In Recital. The rich and diverse programme of classic and contemporary highlights from the lyric soprano’s famed repertoire will include works sung in multiple languages from Mozart, Handel, Strauss, and Puccini.

QPAC performance: 9 March

Arts Centre Gold Coast: 11 March

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Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

Bobbi-Lea is AussieTheatre.com's QLD Co-ordinator, writer, reviewer, and reporter. She is also an actor, presenter, and theatre/film producer for Drama Queen Productions in Brisbane. Bobbi-Lea holds a Degree in Music Theatre as well as a Degree in Film & TV, and is currently doing her Masters in Screen Production.

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