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TEG DAINTY & Nice Events are excited to announce that global YouTube sensation The Piano Guys will tour Australia for the first time in September/October 2018, performing their trademark classical renditions of today’s pop hits. The Piano Guys became an online sensation by way of their immense...

Presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra Buy as few as 3 ACO 2018 Season concerts and receive approx. 30% off the standard prices. Select the Standard, Concession or Under 30 prices, and the discounts will be automatically applied when tickets are added to the cart. See the full ACO 2018 Season at ...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra MACA Limited Classics Series A cello tour de force plus colourful impressions of the sea. Superstar cellist Gautier Capuçon returns to WASO to perform Tchaikovsky’s delightful Variations on a Rococo Theme, a work that combines elegance and grace wi...

Presented by Musica Viva Australia In our fast-paced, throwaway society, it is a rare thing to be able to pause, to honour and appreciate the past but it is exactly this opportunity the Borodin Quartet offers its audience. Having recently celebrated their 70th anniversary, the individual players may...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra Morning Symphony Series Colourful impressions of Spain and Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances.  Acclaimed French conductor Ludovic Morlot directs two exceptional works that revel in the vivid colours of a virtuoso orchestra. Debussy’s Ibéria is ...

PLEASE NOTE: CONCERTS ARE AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE BALLROOM  Australia's leading divas and artists of the highest calibre, Sara Macliver and Fiona Campbell, join forces with pianist Mark Coughlan to present a stunning evening of classical, cabaret and music theatre gems. This is a night to sit back and...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra Masters Series A world premiere and Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances. Two of the greatest living French instrumentalists perform together for the very first time in Australia in a highlight of the WASO season - the world premiere of Swiss composer Ri...

Hailed by ABC Classic FM as ‘an extraordinary musician’, by BBC Radio 3 Record Review as 'magnificent' and by Gramophone as ‘perceptive and intensely musical’, there is a reason why Joseph Nolan is widely acknowledged as one of the world's greatest organists. Joseph has played in concerts ...

Join us in celebrating our end of year Summer Prelude ensembles concert. Showcasing WA Youth Orchestras’ very talented junior ensembles. Sinfonietta, Collegium, Flute Choir and Philharmonic, will present a variety of works led by conductors Jeanette Teh, Grace Ah-quee, Christie Sullivan and WAYO...

PLEASE NOTE: CONCERTS ARE AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE BALLROOM We welcome back our friends from the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra for another memorable and inspiring program. The concert features two of Perth’s most exciting string players, violinist Rebecca Glorie and cellist Louise McKay as soloists wit...

Presented by Musica Viva Australia When is a trio not just a trio? When it is this one, comprising three stellar soloists. In their Southern Hemisphere debut, the matchless combined talents of Nicola Benedetti, Leonard Elschenbroich and Alexei Grynyuk will light up the stage. This is chamber music m...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra Masters Series A poignant valediction and a monumental symphony. Bruckner’s last-completed symphony is a work of breathtaking magnificence, a monumental “cathedral of sound”. Asher Fisch and WASO take you on an astounding journey from its tremori...

Save 10% by booking Perth Symphonic Chorus Handel’s Messiah and Centenary Remembrance Concert in one transaction- click on the links when selecting your tickets and the discounts will be applied automatically. November 11th this year commemorates the centenary, to the very day, of the end of the F...

Presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra Buy as few as 3 ACO 2018 Season concerts and receive approx. 30% off the standard prices. Select the Standard, Concession or Under 30 prices, and the discounts will be automatically applied when tickets are added to the cart. See the full ACO 2018 Season at ...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra Morning Symphony Series An uplifting, soul-stirring Romantic favourite.  Dvorák’s earthy and dynamic Ninth Symphony, his musical love letter to the New World, was performed at WASO’s very first concert in 1928! Ninety years later, it is still a...

Held in the sublime setting of Perth’s Gothic Revival Cathedral, this concert features the beautiful and ethereal Vespers of Sergei Rachmaninov, sung in Russian by the St George’s Cathedral Consort with Mezzo soloist Fiona Campbell, and directed by Dr Joseph Nolan. “The Cathedral’s arches an...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra MACA Limited Classics Series Asher Fisch conducts soul-stirring Romantic favourites. Dvořák’s earthy and dynamic Ninth Symphony his musical love letter to the New World, was performed at WASO’s very first concert in 1928! Ninety years later, it i...

Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra Masters Series Music of war and freedom from Prokofiev and Shostakovich. The most profound of Shostakovich’s ‘War Symphonies’ echoes the suffering of 1943 on a tremendous scale, ferocious and harrowing. A statement of personal grief amid mass dev...

Presented by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra Hallelujah! Be moved and uplifted by Handel’s ever-popular oratorio Conductor Christian Curnyn leads the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the WASO Chorus and acclaimed soloists in a stirring performance of one of the best-loved choral works. H...

Save 10% by booking Perth Symphonic Chorus Handel’s Messiah and Centenary Remembrance Concert in one transaction- click on the links when selecting your tickets and the discounts will be applied automatically. The wonders of this glorious oratorio are made almost endless when directed by Perth’s...

NEW YEAR'S EVE MATINEE CONCERT 2PMFEATURING THE VIENNA POPS ORCHESTRAWITH MUSICAL DIRECTOR MARK COUGHLAN Perth born international Soprano, Sara Macliver will join Music Director Mark Coughlan and the Vienna Pops Orchestra for a magical concert of classical and popular favourites at the New Year’s ...

NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA CONCERT 9:30PMFEATURING THE VIENNA POPS ORCHESTRAWITH MUSICAL DIRECTOR MARK COUGHLAN Perth born international Soprano, Sara Macliver will join Music Director Mark Coughlan and the Vienna Pops Orchestra for a magical concert of classical and popular favourites at the New Year’s ...

Following the success of the inaugural Favourites concert we open our 2019 season with a new celebration of talented West Australian musicians. This year we have invited Paul O’Neill, James Clayton and Shuan Hern Lee to perform their favourite works in a concert bursting with classical hits. W...

Richard Tognetti opens ACO’s 2019 Season with a program that will reach celestial heights. The famed Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir joins them in a celebration of Bach and Arvo Pärt. Ethereal and otherworldly, this is music by two towering composers searching for the very core of human meani...

Renowned British cellist Natalie Clein plays with a unique combination of passion and delicacy. It’s as though the cello becomes her voice, and she is simply telling us a story through music and emotion.  Boasting the well-travelled resume of a world-class musician, she has forged a distinguished...

Principal Conductor Asher Fisch opens the 2019 Masters Series with a concert of dramatic and enchanting works. Composed in a blaze of creativity during the summer of 1788, Mozart’s penultimate Symphony is among the most enduring and popular of all his works. Poulenc composed his Stabat Mater...

Few ballet scores are as beloved as Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. Journey with Asher Fisch to the land of the Sugar Plum Fairy and hear all of your Nutcracker favourites including the fiery Trepak, Waltz of the Flowers and of course the dancing Fairies themselves! The series begins with Res...

Respighi’s Pines of Rome is a stunning symphonic panorama of the landscapes of the Eternal City. Featuring an orchestra of nearly 100 musicians, this vivid orchestral showpiece is one of the most spectacular displays of orchestral colour ever composed. Few ballet scores are as beloved as T...

In his WASO debut Jaime Martín conducts an all-Russian concert bursting with colour, imagination and devilish flair.Rachmaninov’s show-stopping Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is a concerto in all but name, its variations on Paganini’s Caprice No.24 full of scintillating and inventive de...

Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion was first heard on Good Friday, 1727. Almost three centuries later this musical masterpiece stands as one of the pillars of Western sacred music. Monumental yet deeply affecting, powerful yet intimate and personal, this performance will have you at the...

English conductor Mark Wigglesworth has an enviable reputation as a musician of immense artistic integrity and is renowned for his masterly interpretations. His commanding control and passionate insight will bring Elgar’s dramatic First Symphony to life, a work that was instantly hailed...

Andreas Ottensamer has held the coveted position of Principal Clarinet of the Berlin Philharmonic since 2011. Through his orchestral work, concerto, recital and chamber music performances, he is now one of the most in-demand clarinettists on the planet. He brings his sensitive artistry and l...

Branford Marsalis is an artist deeply aligned with the ACO spirit. He hails from a rich Jazz heritage, but is also an artist of today, renowned for his thrilling virtuosity and boundless musicality. His ACO debut is a vivid program inspired by Latin American jazz, directed by ACO Principal Violin Sa...

Playing one piano with four hands – but a unified artistic mind – is about the most intimate form of chamber music there is.  Eva-Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi are ZOFO; a ‘20-Finger Orchestra’ who for a decade now, have electrified audiences with their dazzling artistry and outsid...

Prompted by his exile from Russia and composed as he grappled with history and faith, Rachmaninov’s gorgeous Second Symphony is a work bursting with seductive melodies of heart-wrenching passion and beauty. Australian conductor Nicholas Carter, Principal Conductor of the Adelaide Symph...

Prompted by his exile from Russia and composed as he grappled with history and faith, Rachmaninov’s gorgeous Second Symphony is a work bursting with seductive melodies of heart-wrenching passion and beauty. Australian conductor Nicholas Carter, Principal Conductor of the Adelaide Symphony ...

Founded in 1998, the Doric String Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the globe. Whether tackling the delicate nuances of earlier composers, or embracing the dramatic gesture...

Join us for a musical adventure with Maximus Musicus, the musical mouse who finds himself at Perth Concert Hall surrounded by WASO musicians and a children’s choir. Based on the award-winning book series, this concert for families celebrates the joy of singing, and singing together. Featuring ...

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, The National’s Bryce Dessner, and American singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens were all influenced by great composers. In this program they join forces with the source of their inspiration, Polish nationalists Karol Szymanowski and Witold Lutosławski. A favourite of Ri...

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto is one of his finest creations, combining sublime lyricism, yearning Russian wistfulness and thrilling virtuosity. To perform this perennially popular masterpiece we welcome back to Perth the great Russian violinist Vadim Gluzman, whose recording of the Concer...

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto is one of his finest creations, combining sublime lyricism, yearning Russian wistfulness and thrilling virtuosity. To perform this perennially popular masterpiece we welcome back to Perth the great Russian violinist Vadim Gluzman, whose recording of the Concer...

This concert is the first in a series exploring the evolution of the core of the modern orchestra’s repertoire – the Symphony. Join Principal Conductor and presenter Asher Fisch as we go right back to where it all began, with the music of the “Father of the Symphony”, Joseph Haydn, an...

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. We...

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. Hailed ...

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 Brit...

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 Chap...

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 m...

Spanish pianist Javier Perianes returns to WASO following his acclaimed 2016 debut. Described as “a pianist of impeccable and refined taste”, his poetic sensibility makes him the perfect pianist for Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto.In 2016 Simone Young brought us a superb interpretatio...

ACO’s 2005 collaboration with artist Bill Henson, Luminous, was a ground-breaking, cross-genre musical and visual feast. Celebrating 10 years since their last performance of Luminous, they’re bringing it back, revived and refreshed, with indie Israeli-Australian singer-songwriter Lior. Henson’...

Nikolaj Znaider is one of the most sought-after violinists in the world. He returns to WASO to perform Elgar’s Violin Concerto on the same extraordinary instrument - the 1741 Guarnerius del Gesù – that the great Fritz Kreisler used for the Concerto’s premiere over a century ago.Asher F...

In August 2018 the acclaimed German soprano Gun-Brit Barkmin made her Australian debut in WASO’s Tristan und Isolde and blew everyone away. From the roar of the audience, it was clear that Perth wanted more of this exceptional artist. WASO has responded. This evening of operatic and vocal masterwo...

In an unmissable trading of places WASO Principal Conductor Asher Fisch and Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider switch roles as Maestro and soloist! Schumann’s rapturous Piano Concerto is the perfect vehicle for Asher Fisch’s boundless musical passion.  Nikolaj Znaider then leads the Orc...

In an unmissable trading of places WASO Principal Conductor Asher Fisch and Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider switch roles as Maestro and soloist! One of the world’s finest violinists, Nikolaj Znaider is now also a much sought-after conductor, while WASO's very own Maestro, Asher Fisch, is a...

Perhaps the most celebrated string quartet ever to emerge from the USA, the Emerson String Quartet is making its first Australian tour in over 19 years. Founded in 1976 and with only one personnel change in all that time, the ensemble has stacked up more than 30 recordings and countless awards. With...

Inspired by unrequited romantic love, Berlioz’s radical masterpiece Symphonie fantastique is full of passions, dreams and phantoms – a lovesick musician’s hallucinatory fantasies. Revolutionary at its premiere in 1830, it remains breathtaking nearly 200 years later. Fabien Gabel, one...

Two dream-filled French works frame a world premiere conducted by one of the stars of the new generation, Fabien Gabel. Inspired by unrequited romantic love, Berlioz’s radical masterpiece Symphonie fantastique is full of passions, dreams and phantoms – a lovesick musician’s hallucinator...

Inspired by the ideals of the French revolution and the German Enlightenment, Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony is also a deeply personal statement. This exhilarating and ground-breaking work is a triumph of artistic will over tragic adversity. Vaughan Williams drew inspiration from the musical g...

Early music has rarely sounded as chic or brilliant! The four musicians of French ensemble Nevermind – combining flute, violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord – met and founded their group while they were students in Paris. A breath of fresh air in today’s classical music scene, they are rewri...

Bach holds a special place in the heart of every ACO musician. In this program they explore his genius with an impressive line-up featuring Richard Tognetti, Erin Helyard, Brett Dean and ACO Principal Cello, Timo-Veikko Valve. Richard Tognetti’s solo violin opens the program. Its pure, captivating...

A new classical supergroup of four leading European soloists, the Skride Piano Quartet is sweeping through the northern hemisphere like a breath of fresh air – and is now bringing its dazzling energy to Australia. Sisters, soloists and regular duo partners, Baiba and Lauma Skride sought out two of...

To hear Perth Concert Hall’s 3000-pipe organ in all its glory is an experience in itself; to hear it in the exhilarating finale of Saint-Saëns’ grandly romantic Third Symphony is completely unforgettable! This spectacular and richly melodic work is brought to life by the exciting young ...

Asher Fisch conducts works originally conceived for keyboard that were transformed by great composers into the orchestral masterpieces we know and love. Be blown away by Stokowski’s spectacular, “Hollywood” version of Bach’s famous Toccata and see how Ravel transformed the raw in...

In this illuminating concert, Principal Conductor Asher Fisch explores how great composers transformed works originally conceived for solo keyboard into the orchestral masterpieces that we know and love. The concert features Leopold Stokowski’s spectacular, “Hollywood” version of Bach...

Since his first appearance with WASO in 1999, Asher Fisch has forged a powerful connection with the Orchestra. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut we go back to where it all began as Asher conducts Verdi’s transcendent and monumental Requiem.Operatic in its earth-shaking intensit...