Unforgettable music of destiny and protest

Richard WAGNER Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Suite
Ernest CHAUSSON Poème for violin and orchestra
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.5 

Asher Fisch conductor
Grace Clifford violin

Shostakovich’s Fifth is one of the most dramatic and thrilling symphonies of the 20th century. Composed under acute political pressure during Stalin’s regime, Shostakovich may have veiled his symphony’s true meaning, but let nothing suppress its devastating musical power.

Grace Clifford takes on Chausson's gorgeous Poème for violin and orchestra. This rarely performed gem, inspired by love and lust, will make you wish you heard it sooner.

Asher Fisch appears courtesy of Wesfarmers Arts.

This concert is presented in accordance with the Western Australian Government’s easing of COVID-19 capacity restrictions. As a result, you may be seated with ticket holders from other households. Please continue to practise good hygiene habits and observe physical distancing where possible.
We will do everything in our power to present the program listed but, as we all know, we may have to vary the repertoire or artists should Government guidelines or travel restrictions change. If that happens, we will let you know. For more information, read our 2021 Program Changes page

Wesfarmers Arts Pre-concert Talk

Find out more about the music in the concert with this week's speaker, Rosalind Appleby. The Pre-concert Talk will take place at 6:45pm in the Terrace Level Foyer. All concert-goers are welcome to attend the free concert talks.

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-Power and Passion

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