Kōrero: Orchestras

Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra

The Vector Wellington Orchestra (later renamed Orchestra Wellington) is shown in the orchestra pit at the St James Theatre, Wellington, playing for a New Zealand Opera performance of The marriage of Figaro. In 2011 the orchestra filed for a judicial review of Creative New Zealand's funding framework after fears that its annual budget would be cut by half. The legal challenge was withdrawn when it became clear that funding was not going to be affected, and the part-time professional orchestra continued to be part of the Wellington arts scene, accompanying ballet and opera performances as well as presenting a subscription season.

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Fairfax NZ, Dominion Post
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - Regional orchestras', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44524/vector-wellington-orchestra (accessed 26 September 2023)

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