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Alexandre Da Costa plays Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Superstar violinist Alexandre Da Costa, WAAPA’s brilliant new Head of Strings, brings Max Bruch’s beloved Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor to life in three extraordinary and inspiring concerts of orchestral masterworks at venues across Perth.


A new beginning marks world first for Dido and Aeneas

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

In a world premiere, internationally celebrated Australian early music specialist and fortepianist Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM has restored Henry Purcell's Baroque masterpiece Dido and Aeneas to its original musical dimensions.


‘Vortex’ creates an irresistible force of dance

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Vortex draws into its powerful current five outstanding choreographers who have created new classical and contemporary dance works on the WAAPA 2nd and 3rd Year Dance students.


A view of jealousy and betrayal in Arthur Miller’s tragic drama

Thursday, 14 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

WAAPA proudly presents A View from the Bridge, Arthur Miller’s gut-wrenching domestic drama of jealousy and betrayal.


Power up for supercharged Latin Carnivale

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 04

Master percussionist Iain Robbie and members of Perth’s sizzling Nueva Salsa Orchestra will lead WAAPA’s award-winning percussion ensemble Defying Gravity in Latin Carnivale.


What is Hip?: A Jazz Journey through Funk and Soul

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

Jazz and the blues have been the source and inspiration behind the majority of popular music from the 1960s onward.


Inspired by Love: A Vocal and Pianistic Delight

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

The great German Romantic composers Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms shared more than just their love of music. They also loved the same woman.


Voice and guitar star in WAAPA’s Schubertiade

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

WAAPA’s Classical Music students invite you to a ‘Schubertiade’ – a musical soiree celebrating the everlasting brilliance of Franz Schubert.


New music coup: Decibel collaborates with legendary French composers

Friday, 18 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

In an exciting collaboration, Decibel New Music Ensemble has commissioned new works from two of the most important living French electroacoustic composers


WAAPA in the Park - Fantastic free entertainment for all

Monday, 14 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

The City of Stirling and WAAPA invite you to enjoy an evening of exciting musical talent at WAAPA In The Park


WAAPA students shoot for the stars with the support of Minderoo

Monday, 07 March 2016 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2016 > 03

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts launches its epic 2016 performance program with one of The Bard’s greatest plays, Coriolanus.


ECU teaching excellence recognised

Thursday, 10 December 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 12

WAAPA percussion lecturer Tim White has been named as one of the best university teachers in Australia.


Music of our time: let's embrace experimental music once and for all

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 11


Music needs to be pushed into unexpected directions and we should be forging infrastructure that facilitates and celebrates experimental music, according to Associate Professor Cat Hope.


WAAPA Dancers end the year with artistic Flourish

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 11

Flourish is the final dance season at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts for 2015 and features four amazing works for lovers of all styles of dance.


What we leave behind

Friday, 09 October 2015 News > Latest news > Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts > 2015 > 10

WAAPA and the WA Museum present, Hidden Traces, a site-responsive work performed by 2nd Year Performance Making students and directed by international guest director, Lorna Marshall.


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