Kōrero: Orchestras

A command performance

A command performance

This poster advertises a vice-regal command performance of the Gilbert and Sullivan opera Patience in May 1886. The orchestra, conducted by Hautrie West, was led by 'Master A. Hill' – later the well-known composer Alfred Hill. In his youth Hill learned the cornet, the violin and the viola.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-OPERA-1886-02

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:

Peter Walls, 'Orchestras - Nineteenth-century orchestras', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/44500/a-command-performance (accessed 26 May 2020)

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