Upcoming Dates
  • Fri 9 Apr 7:30pm
    Perth Concert Hall
    WAITLIST

Exhilarating tales of love, intrigue and adventure

Nicolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV May Night: Overture
Iain GRANDAGE Dances with Devils: Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra
Nicolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

Benjamin Northey conductor
Claire Edwardes percussion

Based on the legendary tales of the One Thousand and One Nights, Rimsky-Korsakov’s intoxicating Scheherazade is an exotic, timeless fantasy. Brimming with sensuality and wonder, this audience favourite tells the story of Scheherazade, a beautiful princess who every night weaves ever-more enchanting tales to stave off her execution.

But first, Iain Grandage’s Dances with Devils depicts Australian gothic stories in a vividly dynamic concerto especially written for Australian percussionist Claire Edwardes.

“To say [Edwardes] is virtuosic is redundant; she's more...”
Australian Stage
Our 2021 Season is planned to be delivered in Phase 5 or 6 of the Western Australian Government’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions. That means we are planning to present our events with no physical distancing required.
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