Perth city

calendar of events: perth + fremantle

 

Here's all the news on events, shows, concerts, festivals and anything else you should see if you're in town. There's always something on, whether it be concerts, theatre, sport or something for the kids that you're interested in. Click on the individual event for more information. Details are subject to change, check the organisers' websites for the latest information.

 

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5–6 Jul WASO Masters Series: Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky Music|Concerts

Lauded for his deeply informed and intelligent musicianship, Russian conductor Dima Slobodeniouk makes his WASO debut with Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. This irresistible work explores the agonies and ecstasies of fate, journeying from a bleak funeral march to a powerful conclusion.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

13–20 Jul WA Opera: Sweeney Todd Music|Concerts

Determined to avenge his loved ones, Baker assumes a new identity as Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street. Together with the deranged pie-maker Mrs. Lovett, the two mercilessly plot revenge on those who have betrayed them.
His Majesty’s Theatre, 825 Hay St, Perth waopera.asn.au

19–21 Jul WASO Special Event: Last Night of the Proms Music|Concerts

Bring your best voice and party spirit as we raise the roof at the Perth Concert Hall with a grand ‘Hurrah’ of flag-waving favourites. Join conductor Guy Noble and mezzo soprano Jacqueline Dark as they whip up the greatest musical party on the planet, complete with all of your favourite British classical hits and patriotic anthems. As always the concert comes to an unmissable end with the traditional ‘Last Night of the Proms’ sing-a-long including Jerusalem and Rule, Britannia.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

20 Jul Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Music|Concerts

Founded in the fifteenth century, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge is arguably the world’s most famous choir and the pre-eminent representative of the British church music tradition. Their distinctively pure tone has been honed over centuries in the vaulted stone arches of the College Chapel. Comprising 16 boys (the youngest aged seven) and 15 male university students, the Choir remains a major force by balancing unmatched history and tradition with continual growth and choral excellence.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth 9231 9999 www.perthconcerthall.com.au

26 Jul WASO Special Event: Side By Side Music|Concerts

In the summer of 1941, when Shostakovich played the first two movements of his Seventh Symphony to friends, German forces besieged Leningrad. In an extraordinary work that echoes the sounds of war, and explores heroism and humanity at its core, WASO is joined on stage by some of Australia’s most talented young & emerging artists from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) to bring Shostakovich’s massive score to life. Written for an orchestra that includes eight horns, six trombones, two harps, a piano, and a full complement of percussion instruments, Simone Young joins us to conduct this special side by side program.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

 

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