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Welcome to Festival Opera (Newcastle) - bringing to the Hunter Region an exciting and innovative direction to the world of opera and concert performance. 

The company promotes emerging young artists by developing their art in a professionally mentored environment through full-scale opera productions and concert performances.
NFO also has a comprehensive program of Opera Performance Training Workshops in Sydney , Brisbane, Adelaide and Newcastle, devised and led by former Australian Opera Star soprano, Ghillian Sullivan.

2013   BRISBANE           Opera Workshop Now Booking 
contact newmanagement56@hotmail.com immediately for full details and to book

January 14th - 19th, Sherwood close to transport, shops etc. 
We will be working on Act 2 of Die Fledermaus in English, and every participant will be a featured artist.
For the first time we are opening the Workshop to participants in year 12 who will be in the Chjorus which is onstage for the entire Act  dancing, singing and acting 

also booking now :-

'MUSIC and MOONLIGHT' : Sat December  8th, 6.30pm. New Lambton Heights.
A sit-down gourmet dinner with wines and the superb singers and Instrumentalists of Festival Opera (Newcastle), in the grounds of a beautiful private home,
all for only $65 per person.
This is our main annual fundraiser which enables us to produce Operas for our Young Artists.
n 2013 we aim to produce Suor Angelica and Die Fledermaus
Contact NFO to book.  


2013      Suor Angelica  and  Die Fledermaus.

What's  in 2012 ..........

'Oh the Humanity'   Peter Willis & Kathryn Sinclair in the naughtiest of cabaret Nights
Opera Workshops   Brisbane January 2012. 5-day Opera Performance Workshop. 
                                   Sydney:  January, June and October. (COMPLETED)

What we did in 2011.......... 
Opera Workshops
The Gondoliers
Amelia Farrugia in Concert
Candide by Leonard Bernstein won 'Best theatrical Event' &    
   'Best Music Direction' at CONDA awards 2011



Pictures from past productions - see
History or Photo Gallery for more


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