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  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
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    Cream of the crop 2019

    13 December 2019

    Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesDance
  • Asher Fisch conducts the West Australian Symphony Orchestra Fisch comes full circle
    Review

    Fisch comes full circle

    1 December 2019

    Review: West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Verdi’s Requiem ⋅
    Perth Concert Hall, 29 November ⋅
    Review by Rosalind Appleby ⋅

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    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
  • WASO's affable principal conductor Asher Fisch. Photo Rebecca Mansell A smiling conductor directs the orchestra from the podium Fascinating musical exposé
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    Fascinating musical exposé

    25 November 2019

    Review: West Australian Symphony Orchestra, ‘The Art of Orchestration’ ⋅ Perth Concert Hall, November 23 ⋅ Review by Leon Levy ⋅ As audiences for the traditional concert format age…

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    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Composer stands next to performer holding her cor anglais Pomp and gloom
    Review

    Pomp and gloom

    17 October 2019

    Review: West Australian Symphony Orchestra, ‘Beethoven’s Eroica’ ⋅
    Perth Concert Hall, October 11 ⋅
    Review by Varnya Bromilow ⋅

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    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • Gun Brit Barkmin Virtuosic Vocals
    Review

    Virtuosic Vocals

    25 August 2019

    Review: West Australian Symphony Orchestra, ‘An Evening with Gun-Brit Barkmin’⋅
    Perth Concert Hall, 23 August ⋅
    Review by Sandra Bowdler ⋅

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    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
  • Sweeney sets the blood racing
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    Sweeney sets the blood racing

    14 July 2019

    Review: WA Opera, ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ ·
    His Majesty’s Theatre, 13 July ·
    Review by Jonathan W. Marshall ·

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    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Asher Fisch A man conducts with both arms raised and an animated smile The sound of the symphony
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    The sound of the symphony

    25 June 2019

    Whether you’re curious, fearful or an expert on classical music, Asher Fisch has the perfect concert for you. The principal conductor of the WA Symphony Orchestra…

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    Reading time • 7 minutes
  • Andreas Ottensamer Man holding clarinet Musical juxtapositions
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    Musical juxtapositions

    6 May 2019

    Review: West Australian Symphony Orchestra ‘Mozart Clarinet Concerto’ ⋅ Perth Concert Hall, May 3 ⋅ Review by Sandra Bowdler ⋅ There are combinations of composers from different musical eras…

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    Reading time • 3 minutes
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