31 May 2020

Tenor Simon O'Neill still upbeat despite losing a year's work

From Sunday Morning, 8:10 am on 31 May 2020

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Globally-acclaimed tenor Simon O'Neill had a whole year of work lined up around the world, and due to Covid-19 it is all on hold or cancelled, which means a complete loss of income. But despite that he has been enjoying spending time with his family and just being 'a normal Kiwi'. With the NZ Opera's cinematic production of Tosca being broadcast on TVNZ1 this weekend, O'Neill reminisces with Jim about one of his favourite roles of all time.

New Zealand tenor Simon O'Neill

New Zealand tenor Simon O'Neill Photo: Supplied