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  • Two violin players wait for rehearsal to start with big smiles The return of the symphony
    Podcast

    The return of the symphony

    11 August 2020

    Emotions are high and the music is magnificent as the West Australian Symphony Orchestra returns to full rehearsals. Experience the joy of this history-making moment captured in Seesaw’s exclusive podcast.

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    Reading time • 2 minutesMusic
  • A conductor directs an orchestra rehearsal A musical reunion
    Features

    A musical reunion

    8 August 2020

    After five months of practising at home the West Australian Symphony Orchestra gathered this week for their first full rehearsal since lockdown. Rosalind Appleby witnessed the joyful reunion.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • A man in a suite talks in front of media microphones $76 million for the arts
    Features

    $76 million for the arts

    6 August 2020

    The state government’s announcement of an arts sector funding package brings welcome relief to an industry decimated by COVID-19. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • A woman in black and white suit leans against a window The COVID wheel of fortune
    Features

    The COVID wheel of fortune

    3 August 2020

    Perth conductor Jessica Gethin comes full circle as she makes her debut with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in what will be an emotional return to the stage. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • four string players in quartet position on a stage Musical burst of joy
    Reviews

    Musical burst of joy

    18 June 2020

    WASO’s new online chamber music series bristles with life and infinite tenderness, as though months of pent-up feelings were finally released. Leon Levy reviews the Ensemble Editions.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • six wind musicians performing on a darkened stage Orchestral comeback
    Features

    Orchestral comeback

    16 June 2020

    After a disastrous start to the year the West Australian Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage, albeit without an audience. Rosalind Appleby discovers how the orchestra has fared through the COVID-19 crisis.

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    Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
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