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Interesting if somewhat problematic concert at Futuna Chapel

Part of a 14-week Sunday afternoon series of short concerts held in, and celebrating, John Scott’s beautiful chapel, this concert featured mainly sacred vocal music. The series of concerts is an excellent way of both celebrating the architectural gem from the 1960s, that at one stage was threatened with demolition after the Society of Mary retreat centre on the site closed and the land was sold and developed, and of... read more

Music-making with virtuosity, beauty and energy at Wellington Youth Orchestra’s last 2012 outing

By , 21/10/2012
My second encounter of the year with a Wellington Youth Orchestra concert was in its way as pleasurable and invigorating as the first one  - and in fact I thought the orchestra played more confidently and assuredly this time round throughout the entire programme, in repertoire that posed a number of interesting and diverse challenges. Hamish McKeich was again the conductor, and as was the case during the previous concert... read more

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