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        WASO's Festival of Chamber Music

 

fri 2 & sat 3 march
perth concert hall
 

Over two days in the outstanding acoustics of Perth Concert Hall, WASO 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’s brass to the ethereal beauty of Allegri’s Miserere, this is a feast of music for everyone.

Come to a single concert, settle in for a day, or join us on the whole two-day journey. Enjoy a selection of food and wine and free performances in the foyers in between concerts.

single tickets on sale now 
 

1 hour concerts

$25

2 hour concerts (8pm)

$40

 

 

purchase a package & save
 

friday package

save 30%

$80

saturday package

save 35%

$90

friday & saturday package

save 40%

$150

† A one-off handling fee of $5.50 per transaction applies to all purchases on our website. A fee of $6.60 applies to phone and mail bookings.
A fee of $3.85 applies to over the counter bookings. An additional fee of $4.40 per transaction applies for delivery via Registered Post. 
All ticket / item prices include GST, if applicable.
All concerts are unreserved seating.

 


Program

 

friday 2 march
perth concert hall

 

saturday 3 march
perth concert hall


2pm -3pm 

 

resound! 

A sonic feast of old and new music for brass and percussion.

GABRIELI Two pieces for Antiphonal Brass
GRIEG Funeral Music
PROKOFIEV March Op.99
PROKOFIEV The Love of Three Oranges: March
RICHARDS A Sweet Shepherdess
BRUCE BROUGHTON Fanfares, Marches, Hymns and Finale

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12pm
- 1pm 



 

 

sublime schubert

A masterpiece for winds and strings – charming, buoyant and elegant.

SCHUBERT Octet

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1pm - 2pm


BACH & BRITTEN #2 - FREE

Corner Stage
With Rod McGrath and Louise McKay.

BACH, J.S. Cello Suite No.2
BRITTEN Cello Suite No.2


4pm - 5pm


Exquisite Voices

Songs of love and life with Sara Macliver and Fiona Campbell.

RESPIGHI Il Tramonto
MAHLER Rückert-Lieder
VILLA-LOBOS Bachianas brasileiras No.5
MOZART Le Nozze di Figaro: Sull'aria

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2pm - 3pm 


Brilliant Beethoven

This charming work captures the joyous spirit of the eighteenth-century serenade.

BEETHOVEN Septet

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5pm - 6pm


Bach & Britten # 1 - free

Corner Stage
Prinipcal Cello Rod McGrath and Associate Principal
Cello Louise McKay perform the greatest works for solo cello.

BACH, J.S. Cello Suite No.1
BRITTEN Cello Suite No.1

Principal Chair, Rod McGrath is partnered by Tokyo Gas.
Associate Principal Chair, Louise McKay is partnered by Penrhos College.


4pm - 5pm


fabulously french

Languid beauty and sophisticated elegance.

DEBUSSY arr. OHAD BEN-ARI Prélude à ‘L’après-midi d’un faune’
CHAUSSON Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet

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6pm - 7pm


mozart & strauss #1

Music to put a smile on your face!

MOZART Serenade No.13 “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”
STRAUSS, R. Symphony for Wind Instruments “The Happy Workshop”

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5pm - 6pm

 

 

BACH & BRITTEN #3 - free

Corner Stage
With Rod McGrath and Louise McKay.

BACH, J.S. Cello Suite No.2
BRITTEN Cello Suite No.2


8pm - 10pm


laurence jackson's selection

WASO’s Concertmaster directs music of elegance and rich romanticism.

GRIEG Holberg Suite
MOZART Violin Concerto No.3
DVORAK Nocturne in B
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings

Laurence Jackson director/violin

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6pm - 7pm


Mozart & Strauss #2

Grand music for winds and brass.

STRAUSS, R. Serenade for 13 wind instruments
MOZART Serenade No.10 “Gran Partita”

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8pm - 10pm


rejoice!

St George's Cathedral Consort and WASO present favourite choral masterpieces.

BACH, J.S. Singet Den Herr'n
ALLEGRI Miserere
PACHELBEL Canon in D
HANDEL Zadok the Priest
BACH, J.S. Toccata and Fugue in D minor
HANDEL The King Shall Rejoice: Coronation Anthem No.3

Joseph Nolan director/organ

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