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At 3S Presents Ltd, we strive to showcase and celebrate courageous art from Samoan and Moana A Kiwa Nui cultures. Our upcoming shows are a testament to our commitment to cross-cultural connections in opera, theatre, fine arts and prose. Join us in our mission to promote excellence, quality and daring in the world of art.

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patron & opera great 


Jonathan Lemalu - Bass Arts Dip (RCM), PG Cert (GSMD), LLB (Otago), FRCM, ONZM A New Zealand-born Samoan, Grammy award-winning bass Jonathan Lemalu is an RCM graduate with distinction, winning-the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Rosebowl and Tagore Gold Medal.

He was a BBC Radio3 New Generation Artist, ECHO (European Concert Hall Organisation) Rising Stars recitalist and exclusive EMI Classics recording artist. Numerous awards include joint Kathleen Ferrier Award, ROSL Gold Medal, Llangollen Young Singer of the World, FRCM for contributions to music and ONZM in the 2022 Queens Birthday Honours for service to opera. Jonathan also holds a Bachelor of Laws (Otago University), is a Professor of Voice at London’s Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Royal College of Music, and patron of New Zealand Opera, Virtuoso Strings Orchestra, Opera Otago and an ambassador for the Dunedin Arts Festival. Since his debut in 1996 as Colline La Boheme, Jonathan’s vast operatic repertoire encompasses Handel, Mozart and Britten to Puccini, Donizetti, Verdi, Wagner and contemporary composers Adams, Heggie and Tavener at Royal Opera House, ENO, WNO, Glyndebourne, Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric, San Francisco, Theater an der Wien, Bayerisches Staatsoper, Oper Frankfurt, Staatsoper Hamburg, Teatro Real, Grand Teatre del Liceu, Sydney Opera House and the Salzburg, Baden-Baden, Styriarte, Edinburgh, Ravinia, Tanglewood, Winter/Summer Olympics Arts Festivals, BBC Proms with Alsop, Bicket, Bolton, Christie, Christophers, Cummings, Davis, Dutoit, Gardner, Gergiev, Haitink, Harding, Harnoncourt, Jacobs, Jurowski, MacKerras, Marriner, Mehta, NezetSeguin, Norrington, Pappano, Rattle, Slatkin, Summers, Young. Jonathan’s solo EMI Classics recordings with Vignoles, Martineau, Belcea Quartet and NZSO won critical acclaim including Gramophone Debut Disc of the Year, RPS Young Artist of the Year, ECHO Klassik awards and TUI Classical Album of the Year. Other recordings include Peter Grimes (LSO), Billy Budd (LSO), Belshazzar (Les Arts Florissant), Porgy & Bess (Sony), Saul (ARCHIV), songs by Rodney Bennett (Chandos), Schumann lieder (Hyperion), Wolf lieder (Stone), Poulenc (Signum) and DVD’s of Don Giovanni (SONY) and Heggie’s Moby Dick. He has given solo recitals in London, New York, Washington DC, Vancouver, Montreal, Berlin, Vienna, Munich, Salzburg, Schwarzenberg, Paris, San Francisco, Brussels, Rome, Amsterdam, Sydney and New Zealand with pianists Burnside, Dennis, Drake, Johnson, Hampton, Hyland, Lepper, Martineau, Middleton, Vignoles. Recent engagements include Don Fernando/Fidelio (Glyndebourne), Tiresias/Oedipus Rex (Opera Philadelphia), Theseus/A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Scottish Opera), Banquo/Macbeth and Seneca/L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Grange), Harry/Dalia (Garsington), Rocco/Fidelio (Sydney Opera House), Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte (WNO, ENO), Brander/La Damnation de Faust (LPO), Verdi Requiem (MSO), Sacristan/Tosca (Liceu), Dr Grenvil/La Traviata (ENO) and Manoa/Samson (BBC Proms).


'We are thrilled to announce that Opera Great Jonathan Lemalu, international bass is our Patron for The O.Gs.

A beacon of inspiration for aspiring opera singers particularly Pasefika ones,

Jonathan has been a master of his craft and at the top of his profession since he started out in the 1990's.  Jonathan Lemalu is

our auspicious O.G.' Fa'afetai tele lava Jonathan'

Siliga Sani Muliaumaseali'i

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