Samoan singer and entertainer Robert Enari, is a talented musician and an extremely versatile singer who is known for his ability to seamlessly switch between styles of music. Graduating from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts (NASDA) gaining a Bachelor in Performing Arts, Robert has been in the entertainment industry for 10 years. Since graduating he has made a number of television appearances as a presenter, actor and singer. He has performed as a soloist with the 'New Zealand Symphony Orchestra' (NZSO), 'Christchurch Symphony Orchestra' (CSO), 'New Zealand Army Band', 'Showbiz Christchurch Choir',' Sideline Swing', 'St Kilda Brass Band' and 'Queen City Big Band' to name but a few. Robert has been involved in numerous musical productions. Highlights include 'Jesus Christ Superstar', Chicago, Urinetown, Hot Shoe Shuffle, RENT, Avenue Q and STARLIGHT EXPRESS. He is currently a cast member and solo artist for the touring entertainment and travel company 'Operatunity'.
Robert has performed as a trio member on the Princess Cruise Lines as a Guest Entertainer for over two years, entertaining many thousands of visitors from around the globe. His sophisticated style includes light opera, musical theatre and jazz standards. He also performs in Samoan and Maori for those wanting a taste of the South Pacific.
As well as being a trained singer, Robert also accompanies himself with the guitar and the piano, just a couple of instruments he has learnt from a young age. Robert performs in Italian, Spanish, English, Maori and Samoan, and is always on the look out to include more languages to his ever growing repertoire. His smooth and dulcet tones have been described as "velvet" and "like honey", and his voice changes with ease from sweet and tender, to powerful and strong. Robert performs with heart and soul, combining his vocal prowess with a strong understanding of the story, making for a heartfelt and touching performance every time.
"Singer, actor, and entertainer Rutene Spooner has toured nationally and internationally performing for various theatre and corporate entertainment companies. An extremely versatile singer, he is known for his ability to seamlessly switch been jazz, opera, soul, funk, pop and musical theatre. His soulful, dulcet tones have been described as being “smooth like caramel". Trained in musical theatre, Rutene has appeared in productions including Anything Goes, The Buddy Holly Musical, Grease, Avenue Q, La Cage Aux Folles, The Mikado and Oklahoma...just to name a few. Outside of his busy performance schedule, Rutene also works as a director, producer, and vocal and performance coach. "
Born and raised in Wellington, and of Cook Island descent, Bonaventure graduated from the University of Auckland with a BMus. He is a recipient of the Iosefa Enari Scholarship Award for the support and development of Pacific Island Opera Singers, and a finalist in the New Zealand Aria competition. Bonaventure is a resident principal artist for touring company Operatunity, performing regularly in concerts and tours around New Zealand. Repertoire: Ferrando: Cosí fan tutte (Opera Otago); Monostatos: The Magic Flute (Southern Opera); Don Achise: La Finta Giardiniera (Opera Unleashed); Nermorino: The Elixir of Love, Tamino: The Magic Flute (Class Act Opera) and Tupaia: Tim Finn’s Star Navigator (NZO/Auckland Arts Festival). Concert repertoire: Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Paukenmesse, Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D Minor, “Opera in the Pa” (Rotorua), “Opera in Rarotonga” (Cook Islands), and “Piano in the Vines” (Napier).
The Prayer - Andrea Bocelli
Regresa A Mi - Il Divo
Senza Catene - Il Divo
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Everytime I Look At You - Il Divo
Home - Michael Buble
Crazy Love - Michael Buble
Save The Last Dance - Michael Buble
You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban
ENCORE - Hine E Hine/Pokarekare Ana