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  • Elgar's Cello Concerto. A section of the orchestra. The only musician playing is a man with a cello in the centre of the image A lament for two outsiders
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    A lament for two outsiders

    11 June 2022

    WASO’s double bill of Elgar and Bruckner is the ideal escape on a rainy Perth night, writes Varnya Bromilow.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • Richard Tognetti and Australian Chamber Orchestra. A man plays the violin. He is looking upwards with a slight smile and relaxed look onhis face. He is surrounded by a group of violinists and viola players all dressed in black Chamber champions worth the wait
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    Chamber champions worth the wait

    20 May 2022

    Our reviewer Claire Coleman joins an ecstatic crowd lapping up the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s return to the West.

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  • Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
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  • A darkened hall with a large orchestra filling the stage, dressed in formal black and white concert attire How to listen to an orchestra
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    How to listen to an orchestra

    11 April 2022

    Are you put off by the idea of classical music as high-brow and inaccessible? Bourby Webster has 10 tips to help you have the experience of your life at an orchestral concert.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • WASO plays a symphony for tumultuous times
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    WASO plays a symphony for tumultuous times

    21 March 2022

    Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sixth Symphony’, or the ‘Pathetique’, has always carried a sense of darkness, which makes WASO’s performance of the composer’s final work perfect for these uncertain times, writes Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • A concert hall stage is full of musicians from WASO and the WA Youth Orchestra wearing black clothes with a conductor on the podium. They play together for the show 'Become Ocean'. ‘Become Ocean’ – marine motions in music
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    ‘Become Ocean’ – marine motions in music

    7 March 2022

    In Become Ocean, WASO and WAYO offer two new works that tinker at the conceptual boundaries of Perth Festival’s theme “Wardan” (ocean), writes Claire Coleman.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
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