Music

Sonic gorgeousness from Devenish and James

Sonic gorgeousness from Devenish and James

Review: Louise Devenish, "music for percussion and electronics" · The Sewing Room, 15 May · Review by Jonathan W. Marshall ...
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Akio Ho

A lunchtime treat

Review: Concerts at One, Recital II, Christ Church Grammar School · St George’s Cathedral, 16 May · Review by Leon ...
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Denmark Festival of Voice

Raise your voices

Denmark will be awash with harmonies over the WA Day long weekend, when hundreds of people descend on the town ...
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Glitter and be gay

Musical magic in Mount Lawley

Review: Emma Matthews with WAAPA's Faith Court Orchestra, "Glitter and be Gay" · Judith Cottier Theatre, 12 May · Review ...
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Cunning Little Vixen

A paradise we may never want to leave

Review: West Australian Opera, The Cunning Little Vixen · His Majesty's Theatre, 21 April · Review by Tiffany Ha · What ...
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mama Kin Spender

Golden harmonies

If you were lucky enough to see Mama Kin Spender at this year's Perth Festival, you’ll know that this band ...
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GreyWing launch

Montaged blocks and slow accumulations: Live musique concrète with GreyWing Ensemble

Review: GreyWing Ensemble, Lines of Flight
 · Gallop House, Dalkeith, 6 April
 · Review by Jonathan W. Marshall · GreyWing consists of Lindsay Vickery ...
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Asher Fisch

Snippets of musical conversation

Review: WASO Masters Series – Asher Fisch Conducts Debussy & Ravel · Perth Concert Hall, 24 March · Review by ...
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Making music in the field

Making music in the field

Outdoor shows are relatively common in Perth, especially in summer… but have you ever attended a performance in a bird ...
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Asher Fisch with WASO

An ode to flair and imagination

Review: “Ode to Joy”, Asher Fisch conducting West Australian Symphony Orchestra & Chorus · Program: Beethoven's Zur Namensfeier: overture; Fantasia ...
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Tank & the Bangas

With a bang

Perth Festival review: Lee Fields & the Expressions + Tank & the Bangas · Chevron Gardens, 4 March · Review ...
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Perfume Genius

A fitting farewell to summer

Perth Festival review: Perfume Genius and Mama Kin Spender: Perth Festival · Wednesday 28 February, 2018 Chevron Gardens · Review ...
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Jordi Savall

Foot stomping and whistles!

Perth Festival review: Jordi Savall · Perth Concert Hall, 17 February · Review by Varnya Bromilow · Why do we like ...
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Milnjyia

Celestial grace

Perth Festival Review: "Milky Way - Ballet at the Quarry" by West Australian Ballet · The Quarry Amphitheatre, 10 February · Review ...
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beyond time

Mesmerising marvel

Perth Festival review: Beyond Time by U-Theatre · His Majesty’s Theatre, February 11 · Review by Suzanne Ingelbrecht · A ...
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Attractor

Incredible art-making

Perth Festival review: Attractor by Gideon Obarzanek, Lucy Guerin, Dancenorth and  Senyawa · State Theatre Centre, 8 February · Review by ...
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Attractor

Super attractor

Propelling its dancers into a state of ecstatic physical abandonment, Attractor has been a hit at festivals in the Eastern ...
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Menagerie choir

Pop in harmony

Perth’s indie-pop choir, Menagerie, has become a staple at Fringe World since its debut in 2014. With a back catalogue ...
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Jemima Foxtrot in Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea

Extraordinary Foxtrot spins cathartic tale

Fringe World review: Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea, Unholy Mess Blue Room Theatre, 30 January Review by Xan Ashbury Occasionally, you ...
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Composer of 'Katrina Ballads', Ted Hearne. Photo: Nathan Lee.

WIN a double pass to Katrina Ballads at Perth Festival

Thanks to Perth Festival and Fremantle Arts Centre, Seesaw has a double pass to Katrina Ballads to give away. Katrina ...
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Shania choir

Shania Choir will set your Fringe on fire

Fringe World review: Shania Choir: A Shania Twain Retrospective · Circus Theatre, Perth Cultural Centre, 29 January · Review: Tiffany ...
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slap and tickle

Saucy and jaunty

Fringe World review: Slap and Tickle by The Kabuki Drop and WAYJO · Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA, ...
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Human Service a new satirical opera

A Scrambled Serving

Fringe World review: Human Services by Queen's Hall Music · 28 January, 2018 Perth Town Hall · Review by Tiffany Ha · ...
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Dao of Dylan

Dylan done medium rare

Smart and sassy, Monique diMattina and Rebecca Barnard have juggled music and motherhood to bring you comedy cabaret act Dao ...
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Dark humour and haunting soundscapes

Dark humour and haunting soundscapes

Paully aka Paul Rowe, is the front man of Genrefonix, a Perth-based arts/music collective that will be taking audiences on ...
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A love letter to music: Jessie Gordon

A love letter to music: Jessie Gordon

Local songstress Jessie Gordon has been performing at Fringe World since its inception in 2012, and has picked up an ...
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Christmas spirit?

Christmas spirit?

Review: Christmas with The Idea of North & WASO • Friday, 8 December, Perth Concert Hall • Review by Tiffany ...
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Oh those Russians

Oh those Russians

Review: WASO Masters Series - Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2 and Shostakovich's Symphony No.10 • Perth Concert Hall, 25 November • ...
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Perth Festival picks

Perth Festival picks

Seesaw co-editor Nina Levy shares her tips for the 2018 Perth Festival. One of my favourite things about living in ...
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Win a double pass to the Brandenburg Quartet in Perth!

Win a double pass to the Brandenburg Quartet in Perth!

Seesaw has a double pass to give away to the Brandenburg Quartet, who will be playing Government House Ballroom Wednesday ...
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Falling for Washington... again

Falling for Washington… again

Review: Megan Washington with West Australian Symphony Orchestra ◆ Perth Concert Hall, 27 October ◆ Review: Talisha Goh ◆ It ...
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Tragedy is a triumph

Tragedy is a triumph

Opera: West Australian Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor ◆ His Majesty's Theatre, Perth, Western Australia, 26 October ◆ Review: Leon Levy ◆ ...
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Sleeping beasts and spectacular contraptions

Sleeping beasts and spectacular contraptions

Review: Speak Percussion presents Fluorophone ◆ Tura New Music Totally Huge New Music Festival, 25 October ◆ Review by Tiffany ...
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Birds of a feather

Birds of a feather

Review: Aeon, Lz Dunn and collaborators◆ Presented by PICA and Tura New Music as part of the 13th Totally Huge ...
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Un-Ravel-ing the musical threads

Un-Ravel-ing the musical threads

Review: 'French Connections' – WASO with cellist Li-Wei Qin and conductor Douglas Boyd ◆ Perth Concert Hall, 14 October ◆ ...
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Designed to delight

Designed to delight

Review: ‘Wagner’s World”, Asher Fisch presenting and conducting West Australian Symphony Orchestra - Perth Concert Hall, 9 September - Review ...
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Remaking the old into new

Remaking the old into new

Review: Jen Cloher - Mojo's Bar, 3 September - Review by Kevin Runions - Jen Cloher's songs speak of real ...
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A collection of songs at the Cathedral

A collection of songs at the Cathedral

Review: Concerts at One: Classical voice students from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts - St George’s Cathedral, 6 ...
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A musical masterclass

A musical masterclass

Review: "Inspiring Wagner", West Australian Symphony Orchestra, presented and conducted by Asher Fisch - Perth Concert Hall, 6 September - ...
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An uplifting lunch break

An uplifting lunch break

Review: Concerts at One: Prendiville Catholic College - St George’s Cathedral, 30 August 2017 - Review by Leon Levy - ...
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In the spotlight: Francesco Lo Surdo, West Australian Symphony Orchestra 

In the spotlight: Francesco Lo Surdo, West Australian Symphony Orchestra 

Unlike the usual suspects – piano, violin – you don’t often hear of children taking on the French horn, but ...
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Human versus fate: Mozart & Mahler

Human versus fate: Mozart & Mahler

Review: Asher Fisch conducts Mozart and Mahler, West Australian Symphony Orchestra - Perth Concert Hall, 25 August - Review by ...
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Rapping and weaving: Hannah Brontë

Rapping and weaving: Hannah Brontë

Claire Trolio catches up with Hannah Brontë, one of nine artists performing in the 2017 Proximity Festival. I’ve managed to ...
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Twists, turns and music: Jenny Simpson (Part II)

Twists, turns and music: Jenny Simpson (Part II)

In "Twists, turns and music: part I", AWESOME Arts CEO Jenny Simpson told Nina Levy about her past; a childhood ...
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Twist, turns and music: Jenny Simpson (Part I)

Twist, turns and music: Jenny Simpson (Part I)

This year Jenny Simpson is celebrating a decade at the helm of AWESOME Arts, an organisation dedicated to making incredible ...
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Theatrical gold

Theatrical gold

Review: The Merry Widow - West Australian Opera - His Majesty's Theatre - 15 July - Reviewed by Leon Levy ...
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Young musicians impress

Young musicians impress

Review: Concerts at One: John XXIII College -  St George’s Cathedral -  21 June 2017 -  Review: Leon Levy Lunchtime ...
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