WASO’s Favouriteswas everything you could want from an orchestra’s season opener, the first half of the program comprising a potpourri of popular orchestral and operatic excerpts; the second, two complete and more substantial, yet equally popular, works.

Joining the WA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus were local heroes, bass-baritone James Clayton, tenor Paul O’Neill and 16-year-old piano prodigy, Shuan Hern Lee. Presiding over all – and making her conducting debut with the orchestra – was former WASO assistant conductor Elena...

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