Tag: Limelight Magazine

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: The Emperor Of Atlantis (Lost & Found Opera) by Sam Gillies

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Reviewed by Sam Gillies on the 14th June 2014 for Limelight Magazine “Inventive production polishes up a lost 20th century operatic gem” Lost and Found Opera is a unique organisation for Perth: An opera company that has dedicated itself to performing lost and underperformed works in found locations around the city. They are an indication …

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REVIEW: Romantic Rachmaninov (Vondráček/WASO) by Sam Gillies

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Romantic Rachmaninov with Vondráček and WASO Reviewed by Sam Gillies on the 3rd May 2014 for Limelight Magazine WASO captures the light and the dark side of post-Romantic Russian masterworks. Rachmaninov – Caprice Bohémien//Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No 2//Shostakovich – Symphony No 5 WASO’s Romantic Rachmaninov program divided its focus between two unique voices of …

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REVIEW: Bernstein & Gershwin – Gomyo and WASO – by Sam Gillies

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Reviewed by Sam Gillies on the 11th April 2014 for Limelight Magazine “WASO and Gomyo capture the energy and inventiveness of the great American composers” Perth Concert Hall April 5, 2014: WASO plays Copland – Appalacian Spring//Barber – Concerto for Violin//Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story//Gershwin – An American in Paris//with violinist Karen …

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REVIEW: Asher Fisch Conducts & Plays Mozart (WASO) – by Willian Yeoman

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Reviewed by William Yeoman on the 21st March 2014 (concert 7th March) for Limelight Magazine An auspicious start to WASO’s 2014 season and Fisch’s tenure as Principal Conductor. In an auspicious start to WASO’s 2014 season and his tenure as the orchestra’s Principal Conductor, Israeli-born Asher Fisch presided over an intimate, chamber-like account of Mozart’s …

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