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A two-week feast of music, drama, opera, art exhibitions and open-air spectacles this month (March) put the Australian city of Adelaide among the privileged ranks of communities successful in staging an ambitious Festival of Arts. Success came from the blending of three ingredients from the old and new worlds. Top-ranking visiting artists from Europe and America, gifted Europeans now living in Australia and the Australian-born. Bassoonist Thomas Wightman is a member of the Victorian Symphony Orchestra. One of the four orchestras taking part in the festival for symphony concerts and opera. Formerly with the London Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, he settled in Melbourne 10 years ago

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A12111, 1/1960/17/17
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