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Mademoiselle Antonia .Dolores, the celebrated concert singer, whose beautiful voice' and charming personality have captivated her audiences everywhere, wiLL appeal 1 before an Ashburton audience at the Theatre Royal on Thursday night. Dolores has just concluded brilliantly successful seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Dunedin, and elsewhere. Of her opening concert the "Courier" printed:—"Life has always been the sweeter after a visit from "this gracious and charming personality, and, departing, she has invariably left behind her memories of the most fragrant and beautiful character. To people who ask nothing more of music than the pleasure, of the moment, Mdlle. Dolores lias given, many seasons of rare .'pleasure. The diva is essentially a happy singer, the music pours from her throat with birdiike spontaneity, ■animation/and ease. There is nothing artificial about it; sincerity, is its distinguishing -characteristic.- The' voice, too, seems to have taken on newer and deeper powers of expression." The programme to be given here will make a universal appeal, for it combines the classical with the popular, including the folk song and the homely ballad. The pianist, Mr Harold Smith, is also to be heard in solos. Country patrons may reserve by post by enclosing the necessary amount. \Day, safe tickets are a&o at the Bristol Piano Co.

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THEATRE ROYAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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THEATRE ROYAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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