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Special Events 90th Anniversary Season Opening

WASO's Favourites

Our favourite artists, their favourite music & everyone’s favourite Fifth Symphony!


Friday 9 February 7.30pm Saturday 10 February 2pm Perth Concert Hall

HANDEL Zadok the Priest HANDEL Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim DELIBES Lakmé: Flower Duet VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending BIZET Carmen: Habañera GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess: Summertime WIDOR Symphony No.6 for Organ and Orchestra: Allegro ORFF Carmina Burana: O Fortuna BEETHOVEN Symphony No.5

WASO marks 90 years of great music-making with special season-opening concerts. We have invited our favourite West Australian soloists to join in our celebrations, some we’ve loved working with over many years, and others new to Perth who we’ve instantly adored! They have selected their favourite works to make a bumper first half of richly-varied classical hits. We are also delighted to welcome home the most exciting conducting talent to emerge from Perth in many years, our former Assistant Conductor (and now Associate Conductor of the Colorado Symphony), Christopher Dragon, to conduct Beethoven’s triumphant Fifth Symphony.

Christopher Dragon conductor Sara Macliver soprano Fiona Campbell mezzo-soprano Laurence Jackson violin Joseph Nolan organ WASO Chorus


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WASO 2018 Season  

West Australian Symphony Orchestra - 2018 Season Brochure

WASO 2018 Season  

West Australian Symphony Orchestra - 2018 Season Brochure