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The NBR New Zealand Opera

The NBR New Zealand Opera

Since its first sell-out season of Verdi’s Aida in 2000, the NBR New Zealand Opera has staged world-class productions of various operas, including New Zealand premieres. This photograph gives a glimpse behind the scenes at the 2002 production of Bizet’s The pearl fishers, as Shirley Kauter (left) and Janey Mackenzie prepare to go on stage.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative life - Music', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2071/the-nbr-new-zealand-opera (accessed 15 August 2020)

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