Singer per­forms

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Pene Pati has sung for the world but will be re­turn­ing next month to per­form for the home crowd.

The Auck­land-born opera singer has just fin­ished three months in the San Fran­cisco Merola Opera pro­gramme, where in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed New Zealan­der Si­mon O’Neill also at­tended.

Mr Pati will be per­form­ing with his equally tal­ented brother Ami­tai as well as Amina Edris, James Ioelu and Mar­lena Devoe at a con­cert at the Town Hall on Oc­to­ber 8.

Mr Pati has a long line of suc­cess: In 2009 he was the win­ner of The NZ Aria; in 2010 he was The Young Per­former of the Year; dur­ing 2011 he won the Aus­tralian McDon­ald’s Aria and was se­cond in the pres­ti­gious Bel Canto compe- tition for which he re­turned to Syd­ney and won last year.

The con­cert is at 7.30pm. Tick­ets avail­able from Tick­et­mas­ter.

Heartwarming: A still from Ja­pa­nese film A Let­ter To Momo which tells the story of a girl who finds three mis­chievous gob­lins liv­ing in her at­tic.

Lo­cal star: Opera singer Pene Pati, 25, will be per­form­ing at the Auck­land Town Hall on Oc­to­ber 8y.

Go to auck­land­c­ity har­bournews.co.nz and click on Lat­est Edi­tion to hear Pene Pati per­form.

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