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A man in a suit crouches over a piano keyboard, behind him are orchestral musicians Orchestra presents a mixed bill
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Orchestra presents a mixed bill

30 November 2020

Beethoven has lost his swagger but Brahms shines even brighter. Leon Levy reviews the West Australian Symphony Orchestra’s final mainstage concert for 2020.

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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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Two photos: a Noongar woman at a podium, a man in a garden with a cello The heart of collaboration
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The heart of collaboration

4 February 2020

In a chat with Roma Yibiyung Winmar and Iain Grandage, Rosalind Appleby discovers Perth Festival’s beating heart.

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Composer stands next to performer holding her cor anglais Pomp and gloom
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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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Old made new
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Old made new

16 April 2019

West Australian Academy of Performing Arts: “Beethoven: Moonlight and Pathétique” ⋅ Richard Gill Auditorium, April 12 ⋅ Review by Sandra Bowdler ⋅ Charisma is a slippery thing, impossible to define, …

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Cleaver Street Studio

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