Acis and Galatea

2 October 2017, Project Prima Volta, Blyth Performing Arts Centre Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival Performing Handel’s opera Acis and Galatea to a sell-out audience on Monday night, were Project Prima Volta (PPV) supported by the National Youth Orchestra.  This production was a modern take on a classical opera with Handel’s original score and text juxtaposed…

Dido & Aeneas

October 8, 2016 Project Prima Volta is a Hawke’s Bay creative arts mentoring programme, which each year gives 30 local teenagers from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to work together in the world of vocal performance alongside homegrown and international performers. This was their show, wonderfully presented at the fabulous new Blyth Performing Arts Centre to…