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WASO are ready to bring another Harry Potter experience to the stage

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra is returning to the world of Harry Potter with their sixth symphonic outing of the film franchise’s score. This August fans will get to experience the score of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in concert. The musicians will be performing Nicholas Hooper’s entire score live to picture. The performances will […]

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Review | The hauntingly enchanting sounds of ‘Hymns for End Times’

Review | The hauntingly enchanting sounds of ‘Hymns for End Times’

Hymns for End Times | His Majesty’s Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★  Rachael Dease teams up with WASO and Voyces to perform her eclectic and ethereal sounds that were borne out of a time when bushfires ravaged the Eastern Coast and fears that the world was ending came to the forefront of her mind as […]

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West Australian Symphony Orchestra returns with remixed season

West Australian Symphony Orchestra returns with remixed season

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) have announced they will be stepping back into the spotlight with a remixed program for 2020. WASO have revealed an amended 2020 program that accounts for COVID-19 precautions, safely bringing audiences back into WA venues for a celebration of music and local talent. “We’re so proud to be West […]

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WASO digital concert series Ensemble Editions coming to Fridays

WASO digital concert series Ensemble Editions coming to Fridays

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra have announced a new digital concert series coming to our living rooms each Friday. The Ensemble Editions marks WASO’s return to the main stage, bringing together some of the most exquisite music written for chamber ensembles. Musicians of WASO will take on the works of composers from Debussy to Dvorak, […]

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WA Symphony Orchestra excels at social distancing

WA Symphony Orchestra excels at social distancing

The much loved WA Symphony Orchestra have shown that the show still goes on in the age of social distancing. WASO have renamed themselves WASDO – the WA Social Distancing Orchestra – as they released an impressive video of the orchestra playing a truncated arrangement of Ravel’s Bolero with each artist playing from their own […]

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Review: WASO shine under the mirror ball with ‘Disco Wonderland’

Review: WASO shine under the mirror ball with ‘Disco Wonderland’

Disco Wonderland: A Night at Studio 54 | Perth Concert Hall | Until 9 Nov | ★ ★ ★ ★ It’s a tried and tested way to build new audiences, program something familiar to get them in the doors and in now time they’ll progress from disco to Dvorak. The West Australian Symphony Orchestra put on a […]

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WASO bring the sounds of fantasy to the Perth Concert Hall

WASO bring the sounds of fantasy to the Perth Concert Hall

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra are bringing the sounds of your favourite movies, TV shows and video games to the Perth Concert Hall next month. Perth-raised conductor Christopher Dragon is returning to lead the celebration of nostalgia following the success of the debut event at Comic-Con. The concert includes the ethereal sounds of Nobuo Uematsu’s Final […]

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Lucy Durack shares her love of Disney tunes and musical numbers

Lucy Durack is heading back to Perth and teaming up with the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra for a show that celebrates her love of Disney tunes and musical numbers. Picking which songs to perform has been a challenging task for Durack and her creative team, her love of a Disney tune is expansive and she […]

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Laura Mvula and Jose James team up with WASO to reimagine Gershwin

The worlds of jazz and classical music will collide when acclaimed singer Laura Mvula teams up with jazz star Jose James and the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra to present some of the most loved music of George Gershwin. It’ll be the first time the acclaimed show has been presented in Australia. When the set was […]

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WA Symphony Orchestra prepare a feast of French sounds

WA Symphony Orchestra prepare a feast of French sounds

The Perth Concert Hall will take on a distinctly French feel in October when the West Australian Symphony Orchestra presents Gautier Capuçon Plays Tchaikovsky in the 2018 MACA Limited Classics Series followed by French Flair: Morlot, Capucon & Thibaudet the following week. In Gautier Capucon Plays Tchaikovsky, superstar French cellist Gautier Capuçon (pictured above) returns […]

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