Author: Marcus Rivera

Miss Saigon Reviews

It’s a tough act to pull off, taking on the role of a sleazy pimp who’s unapologetically exploitative, ruthless and crooked, but simultaneously endearing himself to the audience with a remarkable charm. Rivera does it with ease … his is a superb performance. A big thank you […]

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Live in Italy for the IBLA Grand Prize 2017

Follow me on IG: @marcrom for my adventures in Italy. Here’s a little press release why I’m here in Sicily right now. Filipino-Australian opera singer Marcus Rivera to showcase Philippine art songs (“Kundiman”) in international classical music competition By Violi Calvert Opera singer Marcus Rivera […]

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Playing ‘The Engineer’ in Miss Saigon

I’m so thrilled to be reprising one of my favourite roles, The Engineer, in Miss Saigon, for a limited run at the Parramatta Riverside Theatre in Sydney. Hope to see you there! https://riversideparramatta.com.au/show/miss-saigon/

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Latest album: Heart Strings

I’m so proud of the work that I’ve done in my latest album. Thanks to my musical director and sound engineer, Oliver Gadista, for helping me from concept to production. Of course, it features a frequest request – my rendition of O Mio, Babbino Caro. […]

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2016 Performance at the 40th Anniversary of ECC

As the saying goes, never forget where you came from and the people that supported you along the way. Grateful to be supported by Sydney’s Filipino community and for the vote of confidence to represent them at a milestone community gathering. An amazing night.

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Preparing for an opera performance

Happy new year everyone! Where did January go? I’m trying to start blogging again and write about my journey this year. Preparing for a couple of “major, major” performances – shhh, it’s still a secret – and reminded me of the time I did an […]

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All of Me Concert Promo Vid

Contrary to what the backing music suggests, I will NOT be stripping at my show. Okay, not unless someone offers me a gin and tonic … or two! Or a million bucks! Watch it on YouTube. See you there! You can get the tickets online […]

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Ang Kalatas newspaper article on my upcoming show

Thank you Millie-Marcial Phillips for publishing this article on my concert on Ang Kalatas (www.kalatas.com.au), one of the most widely read community newspaper in Sydney. I’m really excited to perform next month! Thanks also to the writer Michelle Baltazar. The next round of drinks for you […]

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Another opening of another show

I am currently and have been on a break now for 3 weeks since The Centennial Hotel sold and closed for renovations. This down time has been rather dull and at the same time fruitful, as it has given time to prepare for the upcoming […]

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Let’s talk about 2014!

It has been a long time I have not taken care of this page as I wish but this is going to change. For 2014 I am going to try to write at least one post a week and talk about things of my interest, […]

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