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WASO 2018



Pablo Ferrández Plays Dvorák’s Cello Concerto �

WASO Plays Mozart & Dvorák �

Dvorák’s � transcendent beauty and Prokofiev’s triumph over adversity.

A sublime symphony and a rustic concerto – plus a touch of jazz.

Friday 13 July 7.30pm Saturday 14 July 7.30pm* Perth Concert Hall

Friday 31 August 7.30pm* Saturday 1 September 7.30pm Perth Concert Hall


ANNA CLYNE Masquerade DVORAK Cello Concerto PROKOFIEV Symphony No.5


Joshua Weilerstein conductor Pablo Ferrández cello (pictured)

MOZART Don Giovanni: Overture DVORAK Violin Concerto MARTINU Jazz Suite MOZART Symphony No.39



Exciting young Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández makes his WASO debut performing a cornerstone of the cello repertoire - Dvorák’s � ever-popular Concerto. Its exquisite melodies and lush harmonies are the work of a composer nostalgic for his homeland and mourning a beloved sister. Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony is a wartime testament which the composer described as “a symphony of the greatness of the human spirit”. This powerful work is brought to life by rising star American conductor Joshua Weilerstein. “Pablo Ferrández will be one of the best cellists in the future. No: he is already.” Diapason Magazine (France)

*Meet the Artist Joshua Weilerstein Post-concert Saturday night Meet the Artist is supported by Wesfarmers Arts


Leo Hussain conductor Grace Clifford violin (pictured)

The sublime perfection of Mozart bookends this program, complemented by the irresistible ° Jazz 1920s rhythms and colours of Martinu’s Suite. One of his final symphonic masterpieces, Mozart’s radiant 39th Symphony contrasts intimacy with grandeur - and not just a little musical mischief! The rustic vitality and lyricism of Dvorák’s � evergreen Violin Concerto is perfectly suited to Grace Clifford, 2014 winner of the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award. “Clifford’s depth of musical maturity is way beyond her years.” - Limelight Magazine

*Meet the Artists Leo Hussain and Grace Clifford Post-concert Friday night Meet the Artists is supported by Wesfarmers Arts

WASO 2018 Season  

West Australian Symphony Orchestra - 2018 Season Brochure

WASO 2018 Season  

West Australian Symphony Orchestra - 2018 Season Brochure