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  • Love tells the story of a boy, his mum and their love luggage. Photo supplied Summer 2020 gig guide for kids
    Feature

    Summer 2020 gig guide for kids

    17 December 2019

    Summer has barely begun and we’re sweltering already. Thankfully we have the beach and festival season to help us and our children through these hot months. Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of the Fringe and Perth Festivals.

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  • Jessica Gethin leads James Huntingford and the PSO through AN orchestra and conductor in a cathedral setting acknowledge applause Mozart plus some
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    Mozart plus some

    18 October 2019

    Review: Perth Symphony Orchestra, ‘Mozart by Candlelight’ ⋅ St George’s Cathedral, 17 October ⋅ Review by Sandra Bowdler ⋅ The Perth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jessica Gethin, has been in…

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  • Sara Ouwendyk as Grandma with Emma-Rose Barrowclough as Peter with Mayume Noguromi as the Bird watching on. Photo by Scott Dennis Sara Ouwendyk as Grandma with Emma-Rose Barrowclough as Peter with Mayume Noguromi as the Bird watching on. Photo by Scott Dennis Inspiring the next generation
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    Inspiring the next generation

    8 October 2019

    AWESOME Review: West Australian Ballet, Peter and the Wolf ⋅ Perth Cultural Centre, October 5 ⋅ Review by Amy Wiseman ⋅ It is always a thrill to see…

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  • Singing the message
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    Singing the message

    1 June 2019

    Review: Perth Symphony Orchestra, ‘Girls Night Out’ ⋅ Astor Theatre, May 30 ⋅ Review by Rosalind Appleby ⋅ The Perth Symphony Orchestra is a diverse orchestra with repertoire that…

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  • PSO chief conductor Jessica Gethin. Photo supplied Women taking the baton
    Review

    Women taking the baton

    25 March 2019

    When was the last time you saw a woman on the podium? The Perth Symphony Orchestra is tackling gender imbalance in the world of conducting, with…

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  • Two singers stand with arms outstretched while dancers move around them New parameters
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    New parameters

    22 February 2019

    Perth Festival Review: The British Paraorchestra, The Nature of Why ⋅ Heath Ledger Theatre February 21 ⋅ Review by Rosalind Appleby ⋅ There are multiple things happening at once…

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  • The Nature of Why, photo Paul Blakemore In the middle of a crowd sits a horn player in a wheel chair, behind him stands a clarinet player and two dancers are linking arms Disabling the boundaries
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    Disabling the boundaries

    10 January 2019

    English conductor Charles Hazlewood will be in Perth in February with the British Paraorchestra. He talks with Rosalind Appleby about disabilities, the haptic baton and disrupting…

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  • Anastacia Dawes with arrangers Corey Murphy and Callum O’Reilly, music teacher Scott Blanchard and Micheál McCarthy and Jessica Gethin conducting in the background. Photo Rosalind Appleby From catastrophe to symphony
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    From catastrophe to symphony

    18 December 2018

    Seesaw is delighted to share this short film documenting the journey of 13 year old singer and songwriter Anastacia Dawes. The video follows her experience performing her…

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