Manage your Account

Classical

Legendary cellist Steven Isserlis joins Richard Tognetti and the ACO for Shostakovich’s monumental First Cello Concerto along with Haydn’s ‘London’ Symphony. “Isserlis flings himself into music... he’s utterly committed to every moment” – The Washington Post When Steven Isserlis and ...

The Russian violin sensation, Ilya Gringolts, directs the ACO in this dazzling virtuosic display featuring Paganini’s First Violin Concerto and Vivaldi’s Concerto for Violin and 2 Cellos featuring ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve and ACO cellist Julian Thompson. “Where we were once conten...

A warm and intimate chamber concert featuring Dvořák and Brahms piano trios. “Miraculous.” The Telegraph UK on Steven Osborne. Professional musicians are unique in that their work is often also their life’s passion. So when they get together to have fun, make music and create something speci...

For their climactic finale to the 2018 Season, Richard Tognetti and the ACO present an unmissable music event featuring Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto and Fifth Symphony. Richard Tognetti is one of the most characterful, incisive and impassioned violinists to be heard today." The Daily Tel...

The German Requiem is a work of gentle, personal consolation and noble spirituality. Scored for large choir, orchestra and soloists, it soars to splendid romantic expressiveness with achingly beautiful arias. Unlike other oratorios and requiems, the focus of this work is less on fire and brimstone a...

In these 50-minute interactive workshop performances, children will enjoy a hands-on musical journey of instrument playing, song and dance inspired by the music of Holst’s The Planets. At the conclusion of the performance, children can “Meet the Musician” to learn more about the instruments of...

In these 50-minute interactive workshop performances, children will enjoy a hands-on musical journey of instrument playing, song and dance inspired by the music of Holst’s The Planets. At the conclusion of the performance, children can “Meet the Musician” to learn more about the instruments of...

Two brilliant adventurers set out across an enthralling musical landscape whenstep onto the stage. This is how great artists play: with imagination, with attention to style, with flexibility of technique, and above all a great sense of being in love with the music. The tour repertoire chosen by this...

Beginning life as a memorial to Rossini, Verdi’s Requiem is a thrilling journey of intense human emotion as dramatic as any opera. With its world famous Dies Irae, soaring melodies, musical drama and sheer passion, this 90 minute masterpiece is a once in a lifetime concert experience. WAYO is join...

The world’s greatest living flautist Emmanuel Pahud is back! Twelve years after his Australian debut, one of Richard Tognetti’s great musical friends returns to perform with the ACO. Pahud currently divides his time between his Principal Flute position at the Berlin Philharmonic and touring the ...

In an exhilarating concert of fantastical tales and exotic colours, Karin Schaupp performs Rodrigo’s popular guitar concerto, described by the composer as capturing “the fragrance of magnolias, the singing of birds, and the gushing of fountains.” RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunteRODRIGO C...

Dr. L Subramaniam presents the art of Carnatic music. One of the most sophisticated melodic and rhythmic structures in the world, in his intense three-part recital at Confluence. The violin entered Carnatic music traditions in the early 19th century and has today become one of the most important ...

Chinese-born Australian cello virtuoso Li-Wei Qin performs Saint-Saëns’ stormy, mercurial First Cello Concerto, a virtuosic showpiece that positively erupts with unique and imaginative melodies. “… a meltingly beautiful tone, flawless centered intonation and an ironclad technique.” New York...

Vaughan Williams’ Fifth Symphony is imbued with delicate lyricism and orchestral colour. Saint-Saëns’ stormy First Cello Concerto erupts with unique and imaginative melodies and is performed by Li-Wei Qin. “… a meltingly beautiful tone, flawless centered intonation and an ironclad technique...

Join us in celebrating our end of year musical extravaganza! Showcasing WA Youth Orchestras' very talented junior ensembles. Sinfonietta, Collegium, Flute Choir and Philharmonic orchestras will present a variety of exciting works led by our conductors, Jeanette Teh, Grace Ah-quee, Christie Sullivan ...

Hailed by ABC Classic FM as an ‘extraordinary musician’ and BBC Radio 3 as ‘a virtuoso’, there is a reason why Joseph Nolan is widely acknowledged as one of the world's greatest organists.  Having been chosen to play the opening concert of the restored Grand Ballroom organ in Buckingham P...

One of Australia’s finest singer-songwriters joins WASO to perform new songs and favourite hits. Two-time ARIA Award winner and multi-platinum album selling artist Megan Washington burst onto the Australian music scene in 2008. She started her career performing jazz but evolved her style to indie ...

Solomon (1749) is among a series of masterful oratorios which Handel composed beginning in 1749. As with other Handel oratorios, although it does not refer to the political happenings, happenings of his day, this work does have a connection to his times in that Handel pays homage to a wise and re...

Popular stars of ABC KIDS Lah-Lah and Buzz present an educational and interactive musical show with lots of singing and dancing! Meet some new instrument friends as they introduce Lola the Dancing Double Bass in a fun and engaging concert. All live action is projected onto a big screen above the st...

Asher Fisch brings his rare affinity for Schumann’s work to this performance of the composer’s compact and powerful Fourth Symphony. Szymanowski’s Concert Overture is lush, radiant and full of soaring melodies. SZYMANOWSKI Concert OvertureSCHUMANN Symphony No.4 Asher Fisch conductor (pictured)...

Schumann’s compact and powerful Fourth Symphony is conducted by the exceptional Asher Fisch. WASO’s Principal Trombone Joshua Davis premieres acclaimed Australian composer Paul Stanhope’s Trombone Concerto. SZYMANOWSKI Concert OverturePAUL STANHOPE Trombone Concerto WORLD PREMIERESCHUMANN Symp...

Britain’s most revolutionary orchestra makes its first, widely anticipated full tour of Australia in 2017 with Musica Viva. This breaking ground Orchestra is a band of 20 expert musicians, playing on authentic instruments and led by the acclaimed violinist Rachel Podger. The wonderful, forward-loo...

Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk is acclaimed worldwide for thrilling performances of Rachmaninov’s ever-popular Second Piano Concerto, a ravishing masterpiece overflowing with lush, rich melodies. “Every time (Gavrylyuk) enchants the public with his incredible virtuosity and thought-provoking playin...

Avner Dorman’s introspective, explosive After Brahms provides the perfect gateway between our world and that of Brahms, whose poetic works for choir and orchestra themselves pave the way for Richard Strauss’ autobiographical tone poem, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life). AVNER DORMAN After Brahms...

Renowned for it's moving, dramatic and memorised performances of this work, the Perth Symphonic Chorus will again highlight the depths and celebrations of a libretto that delivers the Christmas message with joy and wonder. The sheer melodic inventiveness of Handel’s masterpiece allows the list...

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with Australia’s leading vocal quartet. Multi ARIA Award winners The Idea of North are renowned for their beautifully distinct vocal sound and style that crosses many musical genres, from jazz to folk, gospel, pop and classical. With twelve albums in the c...

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra’s favourite artists, their favourite music & everyone’s favourite Fifth Symphony! 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...

Jordi Savall brings his extraordinary ensemble of early music specialists, Hespèrion XXI and Mexico’s Tembembe Ensamble Continuo for a rousing program of dance music that masterfully mixes 15th and 16th century European music, indigenous Mexican and Latin American sounds and contemporary improvis...

This 2018, Perth Concert Hall will be presenting the world renowned King’s Singers. Recipients of two Grammy Awards, the Midem International Classical Award and recent inductees into the Gramophone Hall of Fame as well as setting the standard for the art of A Capella. Joining this phenomenal group...

Over two days in the outstanding acoustics of Perth Concert Hall, the West Australian Symphony Orchestra musicians and special guests present twelve concerts of superb music for chamber ensembles and chamber orchestra. From exquisite Debussy to ever-popular Mozart, from the sonic splendour of WASO...

Australia’s beloved world-class operatic success story, Soprano Nicole Car, performs her only orchestral performance in Australia for 2018, celebrating her special voice with works by Mozart, Beethoven and Verdi. “Nicole Car gave another magnificent performance…creamy and voluptuous as the sed...

A Classical Spectacular of flag-waving favourites!Back by popular demand – and now two concerts! Australia’s favourite ‘Master of Musical Ceremonies’ Guy Noble hosts a last-night ‘Hurrah’ filled with popular classics, patriotic anthems… and the Thunderbirds March! All the glorious trad...

To celebrate WASO’s 90th year, Principal Conductor Asher Fisch, one of today’s supreme Wagner interpreters, leads two performances of Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at Perth Concert Hall. Composed in a state of ecstatic infatuation, this groundbreaking opera is one of the greatest of all ...

Hallelujah! Be moved and uplifted by Handel’s ever-popular oratorioConductor 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. Handel’s Messiah depicts Christ’s birth, passion a...