Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Lyster's Royal Italian and English Opera, 1880 (1 o 3)

Lyster's Royal Italian and English Opera, 1880

This poster advertises operatic performances of Donizetti's La Favorita and Verdi's La Traviata at the Theatre Royal in Wellington in February 1880. The operas were presented by the Royal Italian and English Opera, which was one of the first touring opera companies to visit regularly from the northern hemisphere. The Theatre Royal was an important venue in Johnston Street.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-OPERA-1880-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Organised culture before 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/25669/lysters-royal-italian-and-english-opera-1880 (accessed 17 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010