The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is to stage two special Beethoven and Bach concerts in Wellington during July and Livestream each performance. The adversity of the recent lockdown and the Covid-19 procedures has moved the tectonic plates a little. Sometimes, that’s a good thing. As in the case of the […]
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