Music for everyone
Now that Wellington had a large venue with world-class acoustics, stars from around New Zealand and the world could perform...
Rock and roll at the Hall
Even though George Harrison later said New Zealand reminded him of 18th century England, the fab four received a hero’s...
The grand old dame
My very fond memories of the gracious, grand old dame aka the Wellington Town Hall are all associated with music...
When I was a teenager in the mid-1970s, we used to attend ‘Youth for Christ’ rallies in the Town Hall....
Memories from Dame Malvina Major
I performed many concerts in the Wellington Town Hall. Not the operas, they were always at the Opera House, but...
Playing for real
One of my first “proper” concerts was in the Wellington Town Hall. As a high school student, I had the...
John Psathas: Acoustically speaking
A lot of what’s happened at the Wellington Town Hall for me has been to do with live performance. I’ve...
In 1946, during my last year at Wellington Girls College, six of us sang at the Prize Giving Ceremony held...
My wife-to-be and I were fortunate to get the opportunity to sing in a combined choir in a concert for...
Sound of the pipes
As a child, my family lived in Little Pipitea Street, not to be confused with ‘big’ Pipitea Street; there was...
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