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Stuart Skelton and WASO Principal Conductor, Asher Fisch performing at Perth Concert Hall in 2016

WASO & Wagner Campaign

 

WASO’s most exciting artistic project to date is approaching fast:  Tristan und Isolde, 16 & 19 August 2018
 

After our wonderfully successful Wagner & Beyond mini festival last year - representing the first chapter in our two-year Wagner project – we are now very excited about our landmark production for WASO’s 90th anniversary year!  Last year Principal Conductor Asher Fisch and WASO explored the colossal impact of Wagner’s writing on the history of music in two concerts highly acclaimed by critics and audiences, and we are now in preparations for our much anticipated concert performances of Wagner’s ground-breaking opera Tristan und Isolde.

Tristan und Isolde will deliver Perth audiences a rare chance to hear some of the most glorious music ever written conducted by one of today’s most sought-after Wagner conductors - our very own Asher Fisch. Asher and WASO will be joined by a truly world-class, international cast to deliver what has been described as the ‘musical hub of the wheel’… the seminal story of love and intrigue that has transformed the art form of classical music forever. We invite you to also be transformed!

Help us bring Tristan und Isolde to the Stage
 

Tristan & Isolde is an expensive undertaking as the scale of Wagner productions incurs significant costs, and ticket sales will not cover the full cost of the production.  We continue to seek support to help fund this bold artistic project, and invite you to be a part of getting these unique concerts to the Perth Concert Hall stage.  So if WASO, or Wagner, or our 90th anniversary year or all of the above are important to you, we’d love to hear from you!

Your donation will support our exquisite cast of singers and you will get to enjoy exclusive events and behind-the-scenes experiences, such as a post-performance Tristan und Isolde Cast Party and a special behind-the-scenes tour and exclusive rehearsal at Perth Concert Hall. You will also be acknowledged as a Wagner Patron on the WASO website and in our concert programs.

Asher Fisch conductor
Stuart Skelton Tristan
Eva-Maria Westbroek Isolde
Ekaterina Gubanova Brangäne
Boaz Daniel Kurwenal
Kwangchul Youn King Marke
Angus Wood Melot
Paul O'Neill Young Sailor/Shepherd
Andrew Foote Steersman


Privileges of Wagner Patrons
 

Excellence Circle - $20,000 p.a. for two years

Our Excellence Circle members are proudly leading the support of our
WASO & Wagner campaign

  • Invitation to dinner with conductor and lead artists and WASO Board
  • Invitation to a stage-orchestral rehearsal and talk by Asher Fisch
  • Invitation to attend a dress rehearsal
  • Meet the conductor and the creative team
  • Invitation to Wesfarmers Lounge
  • Invitation to behind-the-scenes tour at Perth Concert Hall
  • Premium Priority access to the best seats in the house
  • Acknowledgement in Wagner concert program and on WASO website

Platinum Circle - $10,000 p.a. for two years

  • Invitation to a stage-orchestral rehearsal and talk by Asher Fisch
  • Invitation to attend a dress rehearsal
  • Meet the conductor and the creative team
  • Invitation to Wesfarmers Lounge
  • Invitation to behind-the-scenes tour at Perth Concert Hall
  • Priority access to the best seats in the house
  • Acknowledgement in program

Gold Circle - $5,000 p.a. for two years

  • Invitation to a stage-orchestral rehearsal and talk by Asher Fisch
  • Meet the conductor and the creative team
  • Invitation to Wesfarmers Lounge
  • Invitation to behind-the-scenes tour at Perth Concert Hall
  • Priority access to the best seats in the house
  • Acknowledgement in program

Silver Circle - $2,500 p.a. for two years

  • Invitation to a stage-orchestral rehearsal and talk by Asher Fisch
  • Invitation to Wesfarmers Lounge
  • Invitation to behind-the-scenes tour at Perth Concert Hall
  • Access to the best seats in the house
  • Acknowledgement in program

Bronze Circle - $1,000 p.a. for two years

  • Invitation to a stage-orchestral rehearsal and talk by Asher Fisch
  • Invitation to behind-the-scenes tour at Perth Concert Hall
  • Pre-Sale Access to the best seats in the house
  • Acknowledgement in program

Wagner Friends - <$1,000

We value all donations to this campaign. Patrons contributing under $1,000 will be acknowledged as Wagner Friends on the WASO website.

Click here to download the WASO & Wagner brochure.

Performance Dates

Tristan und Isolde
Thu 16 & Sun 19 August 2018
Perth Concert Hall

 

Stuart Skelton Speaks To Limelight Magazine

WASO’s own Tristan, internationally -acclaimed Australian tenor Stuart Skelton, speaks to Limelight about his extensive Wagner experience. 

Read about Skelton's explorations of four Wagner heroes here!

 

Help Bring this Irresistible Journey To Life 

To arrange your valued donation to WASO’s 90th Anniversary Year’s landmark production, please contact Sarah Tompkin on 9326 0017 or tompkins@waso.com.au.

Your donation is fully tax-deductible and will be gratefully acknowledged in all programs.