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F E A T U R E D   R E V I E W S
E V E N T S​

2021

"Figaro sung by Richard Ollarsaba performed with a rich controlled voice, his every gesture finely tuned"

- New Zealand Arts Review

"As Raimondo, Richard Ollarsaba stood out for his plush bass-baritone and abundant dynamic nuance."

Opera News

"Richard Ollarsaba as the decadent [Don Giovanni] conveyed moments of dark humour with dark timbres rich in narrative nuance."

South China Morning Post

"Richard Ollarsaba, evoking a young Ruggero Raimondi in looks and manner, with a meltingly smooth bass-baritone"

- Washington Post

 

"The singer showed the poise and communicative power of a seasoned artist, singing with commanding, stentorian tone"

- Chicago Classical Review

JUN

8

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LE NOZZE DI FIGARO - MOZART

Figaro

New Zealand Opera

7:30 PM    June 8, 10

2:30 PM    June 13

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Auckland

7:30 PM    June 23, 25

2:30 PM    June 27

The Opera House, Wellington

7:30 PM    July 8, 10, 13

Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch 

OCT

22

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DON GIOVANNI - MOZART

Don Giovanni

Opera Grand Rapids

7:30 PM    October 22

2:30 PM    October 24

DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids

RICHARD

OLLARSABA

 

Bass-Baritone