A rousing and triumphantly optimistic experience.
Articles by Laura Biemmi
WASO provides a fun array of sunny works and endlessly hummable tunes to gently coax its audience back into the concert hall.
A full-length ode to the music and legacy of Mozart.
A concert featuring music by Vaughan Williams and Beethoven, as well as Iain Grandage's new concerto for cor anglais makes for an excellent night.
James Ledger's new Viola Concerto, performed by Brett Dean, was a concert highlight alongside Florent Schmitt and Berlioz.
Andreas Ottensamer and Mark Wigglesworth impress in intelligent double bill.
The all-Russian program showcased the range of WASO's musicianship beautifully.
An ambitious concert exploring the relationship between music and the environment.
The orchestra achieved a stunning level of power in Dvořák's Ninth.
A world premiere by James Ledger demonstrates that he's a formidable composer for the string quartet.
Strong vocalists and a nuanced handling of Bizet's women characters.
Two WASO debuts impress in this satisfying concert of two favourites and an Australian premiere.
An eclectic, innovative program that saw the orchestra on top form.