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  • Maniya Amin Dehghan, Harry Hamzat, Satchen Lucido and Happyness Yasini. Presented by Perth Festival and co-produced by Performing Lines WA and Encounter. Four young people of colour stand on stage. At the front one young woman points hopefully at something out of shot. The set is the deck of a boat. Cream of the crop 2021
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    Cream of the crop 2021

    15 December 2021

    Which shows were Seesaw Mag’s favourites this year? We ask our writers to reflect on the year that was… and the year that will be.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • A small child stands in a dark room looking up at rings of yellow light, while other children run past Summer 2022 gig guide for kids
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    Summer 2022 gig guide for kids

    9 December 2021

    Looking for family fun this summer? Read on for Seesaw’s curated list of Christmas and festival shows to find something that will suit your crew.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • A young conductor with dark hair is conducting a group of string players Musical fireworks
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    Musical fireworks

    8 November 2021

    Remarkable performances by soprano Sara Macliver and conductor Dane Lam light up this concert by the WA Symphony Orchestra, reports Sandra Bowdler.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • A black and white photo of a woman with long hair in a pony tail and wearing a dark turtleneck sweater stands by a window An orchestra of her own
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    An orchestra of her own

    15 October 2021

    Olivia Bettina Davies has been appointed the first woman composer in residence with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. She chats with Rosalind Appleby about the unexpected pleasure in “making stuff up”.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • A conductor raises his hands above his head mid-performance Orchestral magnificence
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    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 man in a grey shirt and a lady in a green shirt are smiling in front of a brightly striped wall From the conductor’s chair
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    From the conductor’s chair

    10 September 2021

    WASO’s Principal Conductor Asher Fisch chats with Rosalind Appleby about his personal insights into the 2022 program, his tips on surviving quarantine and why it is important for the orchestra to have a composer-in-residence.

    Reading time • 2 minutesMusic
  • Four orchestra musicians with their instruments in front of a white backdrop WASO’s bold new plans
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    WASO’s bold new plans

    10 September 2021

    The West Australian Symphony Orchestra have announced their 2022 program, including the return of international guest artists. Rosalind Appleby picks out the highlights.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • A darkened hall with a large orchestra filling the stage, dressed in formal black and white concert attire On a grand scale
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    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

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