Big Ted gets bigger

NZ baritone Teddy Tahu-Rhodes is receiving great acclaim as the Don to Opera Australia’s Don Giovanni. “He sings like an angel but there the resemblance ends. He does a nice line in depravity […] radiating malignant, seductive energy and dramatic control, to which his vocal control [forms] an apt parallel: smooth when it can be, vice-like when it has to be.” Compatriot Jonathan Lemalu also features in the production.


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Gemma New a Highlight of 2021 Classical Calendar

Gemma New a Highlight of 2021 Classical Calendar

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