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19 November 2022: New Zealand Aria Final

NZ Aria winner 2019 soprano Elizabeth Mandeno
Credit: Tony Whitehead

The New Zealand Aria competition concludes with “Finals Night” in Rotorua.

Talented opera singers will come together in Rotorua to compete for the title of one of Australasia’s most prestigious singing competitions.

The contestants will compete in heats, with 10 finalists selected to compete in the final, accompanied by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, on Saturday 19 November at the Lakes Performing Arts Centre in Rotorua.

Who will win the Dame Malvina Major Foundation $20,000 first prize?

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