Thank you to our supporters and our team
35 MONTHS AGO
We are very grateful to all the support we have received so far - thank you for your donations and a special thank you to Ian Cassels of The Wellington Company for being our matching sponsor on this Boosted campaign.
Below is a photo of Imogen Thirlwall, one of our opera singers singing in Cuba Mall for the Boosted campaign launch in November.
Other members of the team include Cameron Barclay, Simon Christie, Christian Thurston and Stephen Diaz.
Imogen Thirlwall is a diverse performer based in Welllington. Operatic roles include Annina in Der Rosenkavalier (Days Bay Opera, 2014), Auretta in L’Orca del Cairo (Days Bay Opera, 2013), Despina in Cosi Fan Tutte (Days Bay Opera, 2013), Mercedes in Carmen (NZ Choral Federation workshop, 2013), and Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (NZSM, 2011).
Imogen is a member of the Chapman Tripp Opera Chorus, performing in New Zealand Opera’s productions of Don Giovanni (2014), La Traviata (2014), Ainadamar (NZ International Arts Festival, 2014), The Flying Dutchman (2013), Madame Butterfly (2013), and The Bartered Bride (2012). Imogen has performed comic acting roles at Bats Theatre in the play Someone Like You and musical Society Slump Superstars, as well as performing in Contrite Elegant Rebel with indie-electronic band Porcelaintoy.
Imogen completed a Master of Music in Classical Performance Voice at the NZSM last year, having won a full scholarship based on academic excellence following a First Class Honours degree. She has presented papers at the New Zealand Musicological Society Conference (2012) and the Australian Musicological Society Conference in Melbourne (2014).