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Two singers stand with arms outstretched while dancers move around them New parameters
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New parameters

22 February 2019

Perth Festival Review: The British Paraorchestra, The Nature of Why ⋅ Heath Ledger Theatre February 21 ⋅ Review by Rosalind Appleby ⋅ There are multiple things happening at once…

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The Nature of Why, photo Paul Blakemore In the middle of a crowd sits a horn player in a wheel chair, behind him stands a clarinet player and two dancers are linking arms Disabling the boundaries
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Disabling the boundaries

10 January 2019

English conductor Charles Hazlewood will be in Perth in February with the British Paraorchestra. He talks with Rosalind Appleby about disabilities, the haptic baton and disrupting…

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Anastacia Dawes with arrangers Corey Murphy and Callum O’Reilly, music teacher Scott Blanchard and Micheál McCarthy and Jessica Gethin conducting in the background. Photo Rosalind Appleby From catastrophe to symphony
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From catastrophe to symphony

18 December 2018

Seesaw is delighted to share this short film documenting the journey of 13 year old singer and songwriter Anastacia Dawes. The video follows her experience performing her…

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Anastacia Dawes rehearsing with the Perth Symphony Orchestra Music Makes a Way
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Music Makes a Way

30 November 2018

For 12 year old Armadale girl Anastacia Dawes life was a catastrophe. Much of her childhood had been spent managing diabetes, epilepsy, ADD and Tourette Syndrome.…

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The Nature of Why Music & Dance: The Nature of Why
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Music & Dance: The Nature of Why

17 November 2018

21 -23 February @ Heath Ledger Theatre · Presented by the British Paraorchestra · Feel the transformative power of music and dance in an epic performance…

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Symphony orchestra dressed in grunge fashion, with cheerleaders A stellar night of symphonic grunge
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A stellar night of symphonic grunge

5 October 2018

Review: Perth Symphony Orchestra: “Unplugged: Nirvana Reimagined” · His Majesty’s Theatre, 28 September · Review by Robert Housley · Perth Symphony Orchestra’s mantra “Music for Everyone”…

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McQueen Film: McQueen – Special Fashion Event
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Film: McQueen – Special Fashion Event

9 August 2018

5 September @ Luna Leederville · Presented by Telstra Perth Fashion Festival · The Telstra Perth Fashion Festival presents one of the most anticipated fashion documentaries…

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Music: Ministry Of Sound: Orchestrated

19 February 2018

24 March @ Pioneer Women’s Memorial, Botanic Garden, Kings Park ∙ Presented by: Mellen Events ∙ Mellen Events, Frontier Touring & Ministry of Sound Events Australia…

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