Kōrero: Orchestras

Centennial Orchestra

Centennial Orchestra

The Centennial Orchestra, consisting of 34 radio orchestra players supplemented by local musicians, was formed to give concerts in the four main centres in 1940. These increased public demand for a permanent professional symphony orchestra. Conductor Anderson Tyrer is pictured with members of the orchestra. 

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Victoria University Press
Reference: William Renwick, ed, Creating a national spirit: celebrating New Zealand's centennial. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2004, p. 240

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Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - The first professional orchestras', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44507/centennial-orchestra (accessed 14 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Peter Walls, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014