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Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky

  • Friday, 5 Jul 2019 - 7:30PM
  • Saturday, 6 Jul 2019 - 7:30PM

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Lauded for drawing a precise and sensitive balance of joy and sorrow through his music, Estonian conductor Hendrik Vestmann returns to Perth following a triumphant season with Barrie Kosky's The Magic Flute. Here, he explores the agonies and ecstasies of fate in Tchaikovsky’s irresistible Fifth Symphony, journeying from a bleak funeral march to a powerful conclusion.

Hailed as “the real deal” and “nothing short of magnificent”, Armenian-born Narek Hakhnazaryan is already one of the finest cellists of his generation. He brings his formidable technical prowess to one of the most difficult works in the cellist’s repertoire, Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra - 2019 Season

Masters Series


SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No.1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.5 


Hendrik Vestmann conductor
Narek Hakhnazaryan cello 


Start: 7.30pm
Finish: 9.30pm*
Includes 25 min. interval*

*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


Open from 5.30pm for pre-show dinner and barista coffee and cake post-show. 
Pre-show bookings essential, click here for more info.

Dinner (formerly 'Buffet') Download Menu [PDF]
Available pre-show at this event. No bookings required.

Grab n' Go Download Menu [PDF]
Available pre-show at this event. Meals you will often find at this station range from curries, braises, gourmet burgers and substantial salads, right through to lighter options as sushi, special fries and gourmet pies.

Presented by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra