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Irwin Street Collective concert at Callaway Auditorium. A young man in a grey jacket sits at a piano. He has a look of concentration as he plays the instrument. We can see various other musicians behind him Great masters and young stars align
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Great masters and young stars align

23 May 2022

The Irwin Street Collective focuses on breathing new life into old music but their latest concert also provided a showcase for a future star, writes Stewart Smith.

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A man is seated at a harpsichord with a cellist and violinist and three singers Baroque brilliance in Fremantle
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Baroque brilliance in Fremantle

15 November 2021

Freeze Frame Opera brings together Australia’s leading exponents of Baroque music for what Sandra Bowdler says is an exquisite opera concert.

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a small orchestra performs while actors are spotlit on surrounding balconies Lockdown delivers an operatic good time
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Lockdown delivers an operatic good time

20 August 2021

An innovative inter-faculty opera from the University of Western Australia finds the intersection between Baroque arias and a pandemic, says Rosalind Appleby

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Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
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IG and FB @placeorpoint A view from the back of Hackett Hall, framed by the whale skeleton. WA’s musical richness on display
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WA’s musical richness on display

10 March 2021

Perth Festival’s second chamber music concert highlights the extraordinary talent of Western Australian musicians in a concert of intimacy and magnitude, writes Rosalind Appleby.

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a small choir stand on stage with an organ and two soloists sitting in chairs Plenty of Perth talent
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Plenty of Perth talent

25 November 2020

West Australian musicians shine as national chamber music organisation Musica Viva returns to the Perth Concert Hall. Sandra Bowdler reflects on the state’s impressive talent pool.

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A Festival to crush cultural cringe
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A Festival to crush cultural cringe

18 November 2020

Listen to Perth Festival Artistic Director Iain Grandage tell Nina Levy why he’s so excited to be presenting a local line-up in 2021.

Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio