From the centre of Perth to the furthest corners of the state, we have provided the soundtrack to life in WA since 1928.
As the State Orchestra, Perth’s first and finest, WASO is the largest employer of performing artists in Western Australia and reaches two million people with musical experiences each year on stage, in our community, and online.
From concert halls to classrooms, hospitals to aged care, we bring joy, inspire learning, and nurture participation in our community, because everybody deserves the opportunity to experience live music. Every year, through community and leading industry partnerships, we engage a new generation of young and emerging artists to help secure a bright future for music in Australia.
We celebrate our rich classical music heritage with great artists from all over the world and commission and perform new repertoire to renew and expand it. The Orchestra collaborates widely with major arts companies and independent artists, performing opera to ballet, movies to musicals, jazz to rock. We champion the diversity of music in all its forms, with a team of talented and passionate people who create unforgettable experiences for all West Australians to enjoy.
Asher Fisch is Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser of our Orchestra and we are proud to call Perth Concert Hall home.
To enrich lives through music.
We provide the soundtrack to life by creating, curating and presenting high quality musical and entertainment experiences for the enjoyment of all West Australians.
Our pursuit to be the best never ends.
We love what we do and share this enthusiasm with others.
We are better when we’re together.
In addition to many performances in our own season, WASO has an extensive performance calendar in partnership with other Australian arts organisations. Your Orchestra lies at the heart of the artistic life of the state, and our creative partnerships provide opportunities to experience the Orchestra just about every week of the year.