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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.

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1 hour concerts


2 hour concerts (8pm)




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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.




friday 2 march
perth concert hall


saturday 3 march
perth concert hall

2pm -3pm 



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

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

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- 1pm 



sublime schubert

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


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1pm - 2pm


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.


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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.3
BRITTEN Cello Suite No.3

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


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

BACH, J.S. Singet Den Herr'n
ALLEGRI Miserere
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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