The youngest member of the Three Tenors is New Zealand born Tongan Kalauni Pouvalu. Kalauni is a graduate of the University of Auckland and has been performing with Operatunity since 2014. This past January Kalauni won the Conal Coad Opera Australia Prize at the NZ Singing School, and in 2016 he was a finalist in the IFAC Handa New Zealand Singing School Aria Competition. In 2013 he was awarded the prestigious Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Award for the most promising classical singer at the NZ Singing School for that year.
Outside of New Zealand Kalauni has toured Canada and the United States with the New Zealand Youth Choir, and has performed in Singapore and the United Kingdom as a member of the University of Auckland’s Auckland Chamber Choir. He has performed overseas on numerous Operatunity Travel trips with the Three Tenors over the past 5 years, the same trio that he will be performing as part of for the upcoming That’s Amore tour throughout New Zealand.
New Zealands’ Three Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Derek Hill and Kalauni Pouvalu, have been performing together within New Zealand and abroad for close to 5 years now. Along with Soprano Susan Boland they’ll be bringing their friendship, humour and talent to 24 centres across New Zealand,. They’ll be performing classic Italian songs like ‘O Sole Mio’, ‘Come Back to Sorrento’, ‘Mambo Italiano’ and of course the title song which was made famous by Dean Martin: ‘That’s Amore’.
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