The Opera Club

Innovative Opera for All

Welcome to The Opera Club, a place for opera lovers in Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region who wish to share their passion for genre.

The objectives of the Club are to help develop opera singers, provide performance opportunities, host concerts, contribute to local events including corporate, local government and sporting events, as well as providing entertainment at opening ceremonies and festive occasions.

If you’re a performer, supporter or follower of opera, we'd love to have you on board.  Feel free to explore the rest of the site for ways in which you can get involved with opera in Canterbury.

The Opera Club welcomes anyone who wants to be involved in opera in Canterbury.  This includes those who want to help backstage, assist with concerts, assist with marketing or fundraising, or as a member of the audience.  You don't have to be a singer.  Membership options are:

  • Friend - Single for $25.00 per year

  • Friend - Double for $50.00 per year

  • Friend - Family for $75.00 per year

  • Performer - for $100.00 per year

Please use the contact form here to send us your details if you'd like to join.  

Payment can be made by internet banking to:

The Opera Club Trust bank account:

02 1278 0003059 00

OR – Mail a cheque to - 

The Opera Club, P O Box 33-244, Christchurch 8244.


As a member, you can then participate in any number of ways whether as an audience member at future events, a behind the scenes participant, or as a performer.

As a non-performing Member, you will receive newsletters, invites to special events and discounted tickets to our Opera Club concerts.