23 Feb 2016

Simon O'Neill

From Upbeat, 1:02 pm on 23 February 2016
Nixon in China

Nixon in China Photo: Supplied

New Zealand tenor Simon O'Neill gets his wish: John Adams' ground breaking opera Nixon in China performed by New Zealand Opera at Auckland Arts Festival.

Simon talks about performing Chairman Mao with some of the leading singers he worked with in San Francisco in 2012.

Nixon in China is being directed by Sara Brodie with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra playing John Adams' impressive score.

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