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WASO: Dances, Devils and Arabian Nights

Event

WASO: Dances, Devils and Arabian Nights

  • Date: Friday, 9 April 2021, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Perth Concert Hall — 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA
  • Tickets: Adult: $30 - $95 | Concession: $30 - $85 | Under 30: $30 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Nicolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV May Night: Overture
Iain GRANDAGE Dances with Devils: Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra
Nicolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

Benjamin Northey conductor
Claire Edwardes percussion

Based on the legendary tales of the One Thousand and One Nights, Rimsky-Korsakov’s intoxicating Scheherazade is an exotic, timeless fantasy. Brimming with sensuality and wonder, this audience favourite tells the story of Scheherazade, a beautiful princess who every night weaves ever-more enchanting tales to stave off her execution.

But first, Iain Grandage’s Dances with Devils depicts Australian gothic stories in a vividly dynamic concerto especially written for Australian percussionist Claire Edwardes.

Featured non-Australian music: Rimsky-Korsakov

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (08) 9326 0000

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