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Calendar, Music, November 19, Performing arts

Music: Verdi’s Requiem

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 beautiful, dramatically exhilarating and heartfelt in its outpouring of human grief and devotion. Join Asher Fisch, four world-class soloists plus the massed voices of three choruses for an incomparable concert experience.

VERDI – Requiem

Asher Fisch – conductor
Siobhan Stagg – soprano (2019 WASO Artist in Association)
Stefanie Irányi – mezzo soprano
Paul O’Neill – tenor
Warwick Fyfe – baritone
WASO Chorus
St George’s Cathedral Consort
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Chorus

More info
W: www.waso.com.au/concerts-tickets/whats-on/concert/Verdis-Requiem
E:  waso@waso.com.au

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Calendar, December 19, Music, Performing arts

Music: AMERICA – 50th Annniversary Tour

8 December @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by Bluesfest Touring ·

AMERICA return to Australia to kick start the summer. Celebrating their 50th Anniversary, the iconic Classic Rock and Grammy Award winning duo, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell will perform some of their best known classic hits from the ’70s and 80s including ‘Ventura Highway’, ‘Horse with No Name’,  ‘I Need You’, ‘Don’t Cross the River’, ‘Tin Man’, ‘Sister Golden Hair’, and ‘You Can Do Magic’.

Lead singers, songwriters and guitarists Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, continue to transcend  borders with their uplifting music and positive message. Embracing a rainbow on divergent cultures,  AMERICA’s audience continues to grow, comprising a loyal legion of first, second and third generation  fans, all bearing testament to the group’s enduring appeal.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/america
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

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Calendar, Choral, December 19, Music, Performing arts

Music: Handel’s Messiah

21 December @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by Perth Symphonic Chorus ·

Handel’s Messiah is a musical rite of passage for the Christmas season. Directed by Perth’s own brilliant choral director Dr Margaret Pride OAM, solos reign supreme in the Baroque-era oratorio featuring the illustrious soloists, mezzo-soprano Fiona Campbell, tenor Richard Butler, bass James Clayton and, singing with us for the first time, soprano Bonnie de la Hunty.

The opening movement highlights the birth of Christ and will come to life in this outstanding virtuosic interpretation not to be missed. The Perth Symphonic Chorus propels, with emotional impact, uplifting messages and juxtaposes brilliantly on choruses like Since By Man Came Death, all in the lead up to the exalted Hallelujah chorus.

Tickets $20-$150. Group bookings are available.
perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/handels-messiah-2019,
or call Helen on (08) 9246 2423 or Perth Concert Hall on (08) 9231 9999.

More info
W: www.perthsymphonicchorus.com.au
E: hngrigsby@gmail.com

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Calendar, December 19, Music, Performing arts

Music: Hooray For Hollywood

6 December @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra ·

Play it again, Sam. For old times’ sake. Welcome to your essential Hollywood Walk of Fame concert experience with the silver screen’s most indelible themes writ large for the mainstage.

Relive the movie moments that made you laugh, cry, shiver and swoon with some of the greatest soundtracks of all time including Casablanca, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Gone with the Wind, James Bond, Sunset Boulevard and more. Here, WASO salutes the Golden Age of cinema as an end of year treat. Here’s looking at you, kid.

More info
W: www.waso.com.au/concerts-tickets/whats-on/concert/hooray-for-hollywood
E:  waso@waso.com.au

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Calendar, Classical music, November 19, Performing arts

Music: Discovery Concert: The Art of Orchestration

22 & 23 November @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra ·

In this illuminating concert, Principal Conductor Asher Fisch explores how great composers  transformed works originally conceived for solo keyboard into the orchestral masterpieces that we know and love.

The concert features Leopold Stokowski’s spectacular, “Hollywood” version of Bach’s famous  Toccata and Fugue. Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg performs sublime Strauss songs in both  their original and orchestral versions. Asher himself explores how the raw intensity of Mussorgsky’s most radical piano work was transformed into a sophisticated orchestral showpiece by one of the masters.

More info
W: www.waso.com.au/concerts-tickets/whats-on/concert/Discovery-Concert-The-Art-of-Orchestration
E: waso@waso.com.au

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Calendar, Classical music, November 19, Performing arts

Music: Organ Symphony

15 & 16 November @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra ·

To hear Perth Concert Hall’s 3000-pipe organ in all its glory is an experience in itself;  to hear it in the exhilarating finale of Saint-Saëns’ grandly romantic Third Symphony is  completely unforgettable! This spectacular and richly melodic work is brought to life by the exciting young French conductor, Lionel Bringuier.

After dazzling WASO audiences in 2017 with his lyrical touch and stunning virtuosity, Alexander Gavrylyuk returns to perform Prokofiev’s brilliant First Piano Concerto.

More info
W: https://www.waso.com.au/concerts-tickets/whats-on/concert/Organ-Symphony
E:  waso@waso.com.au

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Calendar, Music, October 19, Performing arts

Music: WAYO Ensembles| Spring Serenade

27 October @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by WA Youth Orchestras ·

Join us in celebrating our end of year Spring Serenade ensembles concert, showcasing WA Youth Orchestras’ very talented junior ensembles.

Sinfonietta, Collegium, Flute Choir and Philharmonic, will present a variety of works led by conductors Jeanette Teh, Grace Ah-quee, Christie Sullivan and Burhan Güner.

This concert commences at 5pm.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/wayo-ensembles-spring-serenade
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

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Calendar, Music, October 19, Performing arts

UWA Conservatorium of Music – Main Stage: Culmination

17 October @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by UWA Conservatorium of Music ·

The exceptional ability of young emerging artists and their passion for music will  always create an extraordinary experience for concertgoers. In Main Stage: Culmination the outstanding ability of our young emerging artists is celebrated as three young performers compete in the finals of the prestigious VOSE Concerto Competition.

Who will win this coveted prize? Have your say and vote for your favourite performance in the People’s Choice Award.

The evening’s program is completed with the West Australian Premiere of Lili Boulanger’s powerful lament Du fond de l’abîme, led by guest conductor Ingrid Martin.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/uwa-main-stage-culmination-2019
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

Pictured: UWA Conservatorium of Music: Main Stage: Culmination

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Calendar, Music, October 19, Performing arts

Music: Joseph Nolan in Concert

7 October @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by Perth Concert Hall ·

Catch this world-renowned organist virtuoso, hailed by ABC Classic FM as an ‘extraordinary musician’ for a one hour only concert.

Taught by the legendary Marie-Claire Alain in Paris, the list of Nolan’s musical achievements, abilities and charm are extensively lavish, having played across the world from Buckingham Palace, London to St Bavo, Haarlem. Watch Nolan expose his talents that ripple from his hands and feet as he performs Bach, Widor and more, on Perth Concert Hall’s very own 3,000 pipe organ that was established in 1973.

Don’t miss a show that is sure to immerse you into the world of musical beauty and grandiose.

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/joseph-nolan-in-concert
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

Pictured: Joseph Nolan in Concert

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Calendar, Music, October 19, Performing arts

Music: Glenn Miller Orchestra

6 October @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by ATA Allstar Artists ·

It is with great pleasure we announce that the Glenn Miller Orchestra returns by popular demand! Featuring a brand new programme of wonderful 1940’s music as well as your favourite Glenn Miller hits – Chattanooga Choo Choo, In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction, A String of Pearls, Moonlight Serenade and Pennsylvania 6-5000.

The concert will also feature special guest singers and sensational dance routines by the Broadway Swing Dancers.

Don’t miss this world famous Orchestra in what will be an entertaining and memorable concert of big band music!

More info
W: www.perthconcerthall.com.au/events/event/glenn-miller-orchestra
E:  boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au

Pictured: Glenn Miller Orchestra

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