June is a big month for the local music scene with enough grassroots gigs to cover the concert hall in lawn! 

The Fremantle Chamber Orchestra will be giving the Australian premiere of Louise Farrenc’s Symphony No 1 on Saturday 6th June. 17 year old violinist Emily Leung will feature as soloist in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.
The SwanSongs series returns at Perth Town Hall with Cheryl Barker as soloist on June 7th and James Clayton on June 28th. Also on the 7th new ensemble Cadence Chamber Music comprising Ashley William Smith (clarinet), Louise McKay (cello) and Adam Pinto (piano) will perform Brahms’ Trio at Penrhos Chapel.
Members of the WA Symphony Orchestra will perform alongside local amateurs in their Rusty Orchestra gig on June 27th. The orchestra are busy this month: Paul Wright performs Mozart’s Violin Concerto with the orchestra on 5th June; Lord of the Rings: Return of the King live screening at Riverside Theatre on June 12; Carmina Burana and Resphigi’s Ancient Airs and Dances on the 19th and the music theatre show Rhythm in your Rubbish for children 5-12 on the 28th.
Two national tours round out the month: Musica Viva will bring legenary cellist Steven Isserlis to perform in recital on June 8th and on June 17th Richard Egarr tours playing Haydn’s Piano Concerto with the Australia Chamber Orchestra.