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Postcards From Exotic Places – NZSO’s Chinese New Year

By , 29/01/2011
On paper, it somehow seemed a slightly gimmicky way for the NZSO to begin the year - and having two much-played works from the standard repertoire presented as "exotic places" came across as almost ingenuous. How could Dvorak's "New World" Symphony, which EVERYBODY knows, possibly create an "exotic" impression? And, as a friend of mine remarked, "Chinese New Year Concert? - well, if you regard Lalo and Dvorak as... read more

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