Story: Regional cultural life

Royal Christchurch Musical Society, 1920

The Royal Christchurch Musical Society is shown performing Mendelssohn's Elijah in the Choral Hall, Christchurch, on 20 November 1920. The conductor was J. C. Bradshaw, and there were two visiting English solo singers, Amy Evans and Fraser Grange. Christchurch became noted for its flourishing choral music scene.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
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Pip Howells, 'Regional cultural life - Early regional arts and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 July 2020)

Story by Pip Howells, published 22 Oct 2014