This weekend is a rich couple of days for orchestral music and Mozart in particular. WASO are performing Mozart’s three last symphonies with classical guru Douglas Boyd. On Sunday 5th May fourteen year old Tristan Murphy is soloist in Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto with the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra. Mozart’s Haffner Symphony is also on the program.
The ACO have hit upon their most unlikely combination yet with Barry Humphries and cabaret artist Meow Meow collaborating in their current national tour. They perform in Perth on Wednesday 8th May.
Next weekend WASO’s guest conductor Vladimir Verbitsky conducts WASO in a Kodaly’s Dances of Galanta, Respighi’s Pines of Rome and Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy with Simone Lamsma on violin.
On Sunday 12th May it is Mozart again, this time Raymond Yong in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 12 with string quartet led by Paul Wright. The concert is part of UWA’s Keyed-Up series.
On Monday 13th May visiting Swiss organist Jean-Christophe Geiser performs this year’s Sir Francis Burt Memorial Recital at St George’s Cathedral. Repertoire includes works by JS Bach, Ropartz, and Vierne.