Ahead of Sol3 Mio’s Australian performances we take a look at what the award-winning New Zealand tenor’s vlogs.

Less than a year after winning the famed Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competitionin the Spanish city of Zaragosa, New Zealand tenor and one-third of Sol3 Mio Darren Pene Pati has won the Audience Award at Operalia – the World Opera Competition run by the great Plácido Domingo, held this year at the Royal Opera House in London.

Aside from the Rolex watch and $20,000 paycheck, Pati expressed the real value of the competition: “[Winning] the audience award is one of the best feelings because you know that everyone in that theatre loved you. One of the best feelings in the world was standing in the limelight on the stage when they called the audience prize and opening my arms out wide to accept the honour and to feel such love and to feel people really loving what...

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