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Songs of the Greats

Australian Singing Duo Antonio Villano and Kate Lara Performing at Finn’s Recreational Club on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, in Support of Solemen Indonesia

The much-loved South Australian husband-wife singing duo of Antonio Villano and Kate Lara will make a much-awaited return to Bali on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, appearing at Finn’s Recreational Club with performing a program of” Songs of the Greats.”



6.00 pm- Sunset welcome drink

7:00 pm   A la Carte Dinner - Antonio Villano and Kate Lara

8:30 pm    Bali Circus and Flame Dancers

9:00 pm    Antonio Villano and Kate Lara

9.00 pm to late ’Songs of the Greats'


Concert and show ticket price of Rp. 300,000 includes A welcome glass of Two Islands Chardonnay Sparkling Brut Wine.

Price does not include a la carte dinner.

Antonio Villano

Born in Roccapiemonte in the Campania region of southwest Italy, Antonio Villano migrated with his family to Australia at the age of 9. Teaching himself the guitar and how to sing by listening to a record collection, by the age of 14 Antonio had formed his first gospel band together with two friends and two brothers.

In his 20s, Antonio's first brush with stardom was a fluke. Sean Timms from Timms Tunes needed a singer able to duplicate 30 seconds of Puccini's Nessum Dorma in the style of Luciano Pavarotti for a television commercial. Antonio gave it a try, leaving Timms so impressed that he ended up producing the entire song into a commercial recording for Antonio, igniting a love for the operatic repertoire along the way.

Later, an appearance on ABC Australia led to engagements across Australia and overseas.

Kate Lara

Born into an entertainment and theatrical family in New Zealand, Kate made a natural progression into television and radio, event management, promotions, and stage performance.

A music-educator, Kate has mentored many young artists via workshops, weekend musical retreats and master-classes.

A musical and familial partnership was eventually formed between Antonio and Kate Lara who the singing duo “Vogue” that travelled to international engagements where they performed a wide range of musical styles from classical, ballad, jazz, blues, Motown, rock'n'roll and more.

As part of their traveling musical repertoire, thematic programs have been developed by Antonio and Kate that include:

  • Tribute to the Tenors - A classical tribute to the great tenors, both past and present.
  • Tribute to the Greats - A musical live performance of the greatest voices of the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's.
  • The Neil Diamond Experience - A tribute to the great Neil Diamond. 
  • Shirazzamattaz - A classy singing and dance performance including hits from cabaret, burlesque and All that Jazz.


Antonio Villano and Kate Lara

Proceeds from the evening and a specially-priced drinks from a charity bar, raffle prizes ticket sales and a “cash draw” will go to support the charitable work of Solemen Indonesia. Currently, four children are in urgent need of life-saving heart operations to repair congenital defects.

Bali Circus Fire Show

Special guest performances by Bali Circus including their flame dancers 

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