Tag: Perth

NEWS – WA Opera appoints Brad Cohen as new Artistic Director

brad cohen

Following the abrupt departure of Joseph Colaneri late last year (shockshock! after barely a year in the role!!) WA Opera has named its new Artistic Director as Brad Cohen. As an Australian conductor with significant international experience, and an interest in performing and commissioning new music, Cohen sounds like an ideal choice – all that remains …

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[local] NEWS Winners of 2014 VOSE Concerto Competition announced

Following performances in the final round of the VOSE Concerto Competition, the winners were announced at the UWA School of Music Artistry! Concert on Friday 22nd August 2014. The Jury’s prize winner was Eliza McCracken who played the BArber Violin Concerto. 2014 Vose Memorial Prize winner – Eliza McCracken (Violin) 2014 People’s Choice Award winner …

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NEWS: West Australian Symphony Orchestra makes a run for Perth venue

Perth Concert Hall

by Victoria Laurie this article is published by The Australian A BATTLE is looming over the Perth Concert Hall as the West Australian Symphony Orchestra seeks to wrest management of the under-used classical music venue from the hands of the state-controlled Perth Theatre Trust. The orchestra’s bid is prompted by the government’s decision two weeks …

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