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  • A conductor raises his hands above his head mid-performance Orchestral magnificence
    Reviews

    Orchestral magnificence

    13 September 2021

    Asher Fisch and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra demonstrate the delicacy and power of symphonic music, says Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • A darkened hall with a large orchestra filling the stage, dressed in formal black and white concert attire On a grand scale
    Reviews

    On a grand scale

    29 August 2021

    Principal Conductor Asher Fisch’s deft leadership guides the West Australian Symphony Orchestra (and the audience) through colossal and unpredictable soundscapes, writes Claire Coleman.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • six musicians sit on a lounge holding their instruments Live local music is always a plus
    Reviews

    Live local music is always a plus

    12 August 2021

    How about fun, fresh and diverse live music as the perfect antidote for a dreary Tuesday night? Tiffany Ha reviews Wind Quintet Plus.

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Thin beams of light shine down on a stage filled with an orchestra, choir, jazz band and singer Birthday extravaganza
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    Birthday extravaganza

    2 August 2021

    Edith Cowan University turns 30 this year, and Rosalind Appleby says the WA Academy of Performing Arts celebrated in style with a performing arts party that looked both backwards and forwards.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • six singers stand in front of an orchestra in a concert hall Dreaming a communal future
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    Dreaming a communal future

    26 July 2021

    A collaboration between two orchestras and Noongar soloists heralds a new era for the classical music industry, writes Rosalind Appleby

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
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    Podcasts

    Introducing Your Arts Playground, Seesaw’s new podcast

    30 June 2021

    Not sure where to find out what’s happening in WA’s arts scene? Feel like you’re always hearing about the cool new shows, concerts and exhibitions after they’ve finished? Check out Your Arts Playground, a new monthly podcast from Seesaw’s managing editors, Nina Levy and Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
  • A concert stage is filled with youth musicians wearing black, with a conductor and two soloists standing on the podium. Deep roots and musical connections
    Reviews

    Deep roots and musical connections

    31 May 2021

    Musicians of the West Australian Youth Orchestra bring grandeur to Nunggubuyu song and Mahler symphony, writes Claire Coleman.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • A group of string players under the spotlight on a wooden stage, in a darkened auditorium Exquisite and unsettling sounds
    Reviews

    Exquisite and unsettling sounds

    18 March 2021

    A rock star clarinet player and a dystopian modern work were the stand out moments of Cygnus Arioso’s concert, says Tiffany Ha.

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
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