Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
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Cream of the crop 2019

13 December 2019

Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

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Macbeth’s Medieval Banquet at Brookfield Place

17 September 2019

23 & 24 September @ Brookfield Place · Presented by Brookfield Properties and West Australian Opera · Brookfield Properties and the West Australian Opera will be…

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Sweeney sets the blood racing
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Sweeney sets the blood racing

14 July 2019

Review: WA Opera, ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ ·
His Majesty’s Theatre, 13 July ·
Review by Jonathan W. Marshall ·

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Opera’s heart of gold

4 February 2019

Review: West Australian Opera, City of Perth Opera in the Park, La Traviata⋅ Supreme Court Gardens, February 2 ⋅ Review: Rosalind Appleby ⋅ For roughly 15 000…

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Komische Oper Berlin
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Music: Mozart’s The Magic Flute

16 November 2018

20 – 23 February @ His Majesty’s Theatre · Presented by Komische Oper Berlin, Barry Kosky, 1927 · Presented in association with West Australian Opera and…

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By Other Eyes Music: By Other Eyes: Armistice Choral Project
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Music: By Other Eyes: Armistice Choral Project

5 November 2018

11 November @ Field of Light: Avenue of Honour · Presented by Vancouver Arts Centre in conjunction with Matt Ward and the Vocal Performance Initiative supported…

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A magnificent night at the opera

21 October 2018

Review: West Australian Opera, Don Giovanni · His Majesty’s Theatre, 20 October · Review by Leon Levy · The conductor Hans Richter, when asked to nominate…

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First peek at 2019 Perth Festival

8 August 2018

Perth Festival has given us a tantalising glimpse of its 2019 programme, revealing four of the works on the line-up. Returning to open the Festival will…

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Hume’s Carmen stands the test of time

23 July 2018

Review: West Australian Opera, Carmen · His Majesty’s Theatre, 21 July · Review by Nina Levy · Back in 1992, when Lindy Hume’s Carmen made its…

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