Emmanuel is a twenty-five-year-old Samoan tenor who first sang in church and family prayer before joining and learning about classical performance in the Project Prima Volta youth initiative. Emmanuel has accumulated many competition successes and awards including the Sydney Eisteddfod Aria Competition, the IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition and the Lockwood New Zealand Aria Competition. Emmanuel has performed with the likes of the New Zealand Opera, Wellington Opera, Festival Opera, Opera Australia Orchestra, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Wellington, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and Manukau Symphony Orchestra.
Emmanuel wishes to be a role model to influence youth of all cultures to tap into the beautiful art of Classical Music.
You can see Emmanuel Fonoti-Fuimaono in action on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 December at Stanley St presents Celebrate Christmas