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A national orchestra: first performance, 1947 (2nd of 2)

A national orchestra: first performance, 1947

The National Orchestra gave its first performance at the Town Hall in Wellington on 6 March 1947. The programme, shown here, included a variety of mostly 19th-century works.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-MUSIC-NO-1947-01-title

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Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - The National Orchestra', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 June 2022)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014