Bold new ‘Fidelio’ soars
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Bold new ‘Fidelio’ soars

29 February 2020

Rosalind Appleby finds the contemporary themes of Alison Croggon’s new libretto sit comfortably in Beethoven’s opera, Fidelio.

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Asher Fisch conducts the West Australian Symphony Orchestra Fisch comes full circle
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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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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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Verdi Requiem View of orchestra and chorus Music: Verdi’s Requiem
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Music: Verdi’s Requiem

12 November 2019

29 & 30 November @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra Operatic in its earth-shaking intensity, Verdi’s great sacred masterpiece is staggeringly…

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WASO’s 2020 vision
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WASO’s 2020 vision

27 August 2019

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra have launched their 2020 program. On the eve of their program launch Rosalind Appleby caught up with principal conductor Asher Fisch…

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Schumann and Strauss Conductor Asher Fisch seated at piano Music: Schumann & Strauss
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Music: Schumann & Strauss

9 July 2019

30 & 31 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · Maestro and soloist trade places. In an unmissable trading of…

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Asher Fisch Plays Schumann Conductor Asher Fisch seated at grand piano Music: Asher Fisch Plays Schumann
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Music: Asher Fisch Plays Schumann

9 July 2019

29 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · A profoundly personal piano concerto. In an unmissable trading of places WASO…

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Znaider Plays Elgar Man playing violin Music: Szeps-Znaider Plays Elgar
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Music: Szeps-Znaider Plays Elgar

9 July 2019

16 & 17 August @ Perth Concert Hall · Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra · An exceptional concerto. An extraordinary instrument. Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider is one…

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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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