The Cunning Little Vixen in New Zealand

23 July 2022, 7pm, Opera House, Toitoi: Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, New Zealand Festival Opera & Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen (premiere, semi-staged performance) Directed by: John Wilkie, music director: José Aparicio Cast: Joanna Foote (Vixen), Anna Pierard (Fox), Samuel McKeever (Forester), Tomairangi Henare (Parson), Lila LJ Crichton (Schoolmaster), … Read more

Katya Kabanova in New Zealand

As the last production of the 2017 season, the New Zealand Opera presented Leoš Janáček’s Katya Kabanova. It was in a highly acclaimed production by Australian director Patrick Nolan premiered this February in Seattle (for more information see: ). Founded in 2000, the New Zealand Opera produces three shows each year which are then played in multiple places. Katya Kabanova … Read more