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Patrons & Friends Events

2017 patrons & friends events

We have been busily organising our calendar of special events for 2017! Further details will be revealed soon, but here is a  preview of some of the planned events for Patrons & Friends – please save the dates!

February


Celebrating Summer, Music and Art

Monday 27 February 2017, 5.30pm
Perth Concert Hall

Before the 2017 Orchestral Season commences, we look forward to gathering with our community of Patrons & Friends to enjoy a balmy summer evening celebrating music, art and wine at Perth Concert Hall.

Our first event of the year will feature a tour of the stunning artworks generously loaned from the Wesfarmers Art Collection displayed around the Hall; the opportunity to hear from Evan Gill, Sommelier with WASO’s Margaret River wine partner Vasse Felix; and a performance featuring WASO musicians.

Tickets are $45 for Patrons & Friends ($55 for guests) and includee wine and light refreshments. Bookings open now! Please call the WASO Box Office on 9326 0000. All proceeds support the Friends of WASO Scholarship, providing professional development opportunities for WASO musicians.

June


Paul Rissmann Lecture and General Meeting

Tuesday 20 June 2017 - venue and time tbc

Following the 2017 Patrons & Friends General Meeting, the second in WASO’s Judy Sienkiewicz Lecture Series will be presented by international educationist, composer and presenter Paul Rissmann. Paul joins us for WASO’s Education Week in 2017 to present a number of his acclaimed programs for children and young people and will speak for us on the life-changing power of music.

Tickets will be $20 for Patrons & Friends ($25 for guests), and include a glass of wine. Bookings will open in early 2017.

october


Meet the Percussion Section

Sunday 15 October 2017 - time tbc

On stage at Perth Concert Hall, meet the new members and instruments of the self-proclaimed ‘noisy section’ of the Orchestra!

Tickets will be $45 for Patrons & Friends ($55 for guests) and include wine and light refreshments. Bookings will open in early 2017.

December


Patrons & Friends Christmas Party

Thursday 14 December 2017 - venue and time tbc

Tickets will be $45 for Patrons & Friends ($55 for guests) and includes wine and light refreshments. Bookings will open in early 2017.


Tickets for these events can be purchased by calling the WASO Box Office on 9326 0000, and all proceeds support the Friends of WASO Scholarship, providing professional development opportunities for WASO musicians.


To see reports of previous events for Patrons & Friends please click here to go to our Encore Newsletter archive.