Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

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Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
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Background information
Also known as CPO
Origin Cape Town, Western Cape SA
Genres Classical, popular music, soundtrack, new-age
Occupation(s) Symphony orchestra
Years active 1914–present
Website www.cpo.org.za

The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) is an orchestra based in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

History[edit]

Established in 1914 as the Cape Town Municipal Orchestra,[1] and founded by the local authority,[citation needed] this orchestra, and its predecessors, soon established a reputation nationally and internationally through concerts and tours which have included the UK, Taiwan, the Canary Islands, and the United States.[citation needed]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Louis Heyneman and Shirley de Kock Gueller (editors), A Century of Symphony: the story of Cape Town's Orchestra, (Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2014).

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