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Glitter and be Gay

Music Director: Peter Moore OAM
Performed by: Faith Court Orchestra with soloist Emma Matthews

Superstar Emma Matthews, Australia’s renowned international opera star, returns to Perth as WAAPA’s new Head of Classical Voice. Emma’s voice soars with passion, beauty and drama in ravishing songs and spectacular arias by Rossini, Duparc and Bernstein – while Peter Moore OAM directs the Faith Court Orchestra in beloved orchestral masterworks by Claude Debussy and Leonard Bernstein. Don’t miss this astonishing performance!

“A glittering coloratura voice combining strength, control, agility and a vast expressive range, Emma Matthews is not so much vocalist as instrument: a whole-of-body conduit for ideas and emotions.” - Eamonn Kelly, The Australian

Program

Songs and arias by Rossini, Duparc and Bernstein
Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Giacomo Rossini - Overture to The Barber of Seville
Leonard Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story


Performance Details

Venue

11 May - All Saint`s College Centre for Performing Arts, All Saint's College
12 May - Judith Cottier Theatre, Perth College
13 May - Churchlands Concert Hall, Churchlands Senior High School

Performance dates

11th May 7:30pm 12th May 7:30pm 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 1st Jan 8:00am 13th May 3:00pm

Ticketing information

$35 - Full
$27 - Concession/Friends

Bookings open

6th Feb 12:00am - Friends
13th Feb 12:00am - Public

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