Category: Reviews

REVIEW Fisch and WASO breathe fresh life into Beethoven’s symphonies – Paul Hopwood

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Review of WASO’s Beethoven Festival Reviewed by Paul Hopwood on the 25th August 2014 in the Australian Perth Concert Hall Music Beethoven Festival West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Asher Fisch. Perth Concert Hall, August 22 and 23. THE Beethoven Festival — all nine symphonies over two weekends, with a host of associated lectures, panel discussions …

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REVIEW Beethoven Festival Opening Concert (WASO) – Will Yeoman

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A Review of the Opening concert of WASO’s Beethoven Festival Reviewed by Will Yeoman on the 25th August 2014 in Limelight Magazine Perth Concert Hall Fisch leads a powerful synthesis; seemingly both familiar and new. This year saw Israeli-born conductor Asher Fisch take up the position of Principal Conductor of the WA Symphony Orchestra – …

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REVIEW UWA Artistry! Culmination, and VOSE 2014

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UWA School of Music presents Artistry! Culmination featuring the finalists of the VOSE Concerto Competition Friday 22nd August 2014, 7:30pm, Winthrop Hall Dukas La Peri//Dvorak Cello Concerto (mvt 1)//Nielsen Flute Concerto (mvt 1)//Barber Violin Concerto (mvt 1)//Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D major Sophie Parkinson-Stewart (cello)// Jonty Coy (flute)// Eliza McCracken (violin)//Chris van Tuinen Conducting//UWA …

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REVIEW WAAPA The Music Makers

WAAPA THe Music Makers

Review of a Concert by the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts The Music Makers 7th August 2014//7:30pm//St Mary’s Cathedral Conducted by Kristin Bowtell//Organist Stewart Smith//WAAPA Chamber Orchestra//with singers from the WAAPA Classical Vocal Department//   HANDEL Zadok the Priest//HANDEL Eternal Source of Light Divine//BIEBL Ave Maria//CLARKE Trumpet Voluntary//BACH Toccata and Fugue in d minor//BRUCKNER …

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REVIEW: Australian Chamber Orchestra – Finn and friends excel with quintets – by Neville Cohn

ACO Piano Quintets

Review of the Australian Chamber Orchestra – Piano Quintets Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 24th July 2014 in the West Australian 4.5 stars LUTOSLAWSKI Subito//SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet//DVORÁK Piano Quintet in A, Op.81 Violin Satu Vänskä//Violin Rebecca Chan//Viola Christopher Moore//Cello Timo-Veikko Valve//Piano Paavali Jumppanen Perth Concert Hall A fine Finn – Paavali Jumppanen – at …

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