Award-winning and multitalented New Zealand singers Suzanne Lynch and Pat Urlich team up for Operatunity’s national tour of Legendary Vocal Groups.
Suzanne is an iconic Kiwi singer who first found fame as a 14-yearold in 1965 in The Chicks with her sister Judy. The duo released their first album and appeared on the NZBC television series C’mon in 1965 and went on to release more singles and albums.
Suzanne went solo in 1969, became a resident performer on the TV show Happen Inn, and in 1970 was voted New Zealand Entertainer of the Year.
Since then she has toured internationally with artists such as Neil Sedaka, Art Garfunkel and Cat Stevens.
Joining Suzanne is another to Kiwi singer, Pat Urlich.
Amember of Kiwi band Th’ Dudes, Male Vocalist of the Year in 1986 with the band Peking Man, and former manager of TrueBliss, Pat is a band co-ordinator and teacher, vocal coach, theatrical performer, as well as choir-master and arranger for men’s a capella choir V12.
Operatunity’s principal resident artist Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and a three-piece band round out the act.
Legendary Vocal Groups brings back great memories with hits from the 50s through to the 70s, featuring the Motown music of The Temptations, The Platters, and The Ink Spots; the pop of The Beatles and The Everly Brothers, and the folk rock sound of The Mamas & The Papas.
Operatunity performs these legendary and unique sounds live at 11am next Wednesday, September 16 at Life Church on Featherston St.