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Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Classical Tuesdays - Semester 2

A tasty Tuesday series of free classical lunchtime concerts featuring staff, students or visiting guests serving up sumptuous musical treats for hungry ears!

Opening night: 26th Jul, 1.10 pm
Closing night: 25th Oct, 1.10 pm
Music performances at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
On Safari

The WAAPA wind and brass students invite you on a musical safari like no other!

Opening night: 3rd Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 3rd Aug, 7.30 pm
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The Bach Connection

Geoffrey Lancaster and Stewart Smith revel in the fantastical terrain of eighteenth-century masterpieces for two fortepianos.

Opening night: 12th Aug, 3.00 pm
Closing night: 12th Aug, 3.00 pm
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WAAPA & ECU Open Day 2017

The 2017 WAAPA & ECU Open Day is a perfect opportunity to explore behind the scenes. Explore the campus, take a backstage tour and attend information sessions.

Opening night: 13th Aug, 10.00 am
Closing night: 13th Aug, 10.00 am
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The New Standard

Tonight the WAAPA New Standard Ensemble, with WAAPA piano lecturer Tom O’Halloran, will keep you on the edge of your seat with new interpretations of the classics.

Opening night: 17th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 17th Aug, 7.30 pm
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Karin Schaupp and Claire Edwardes

Celebrated guitarist Karin Schaupp joins forces with percussionist extraordinaire Claire Edwardes in an all Australian program of enthralling musical landscapes.

Opening night: 18th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 18th Aug, 7.30 pm
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Andrey Gugnin Piano Recital

Hailed as a “star pianist” by Piers Lane, the Moscow Conservatory and Lake Como Piano Academy graduate will bring to the concert stage an extensive and varied program.

Opening night: 24th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 24th Aug, 7.30 pm
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Radio Active - Albany

Radio Active is a high-energy celebration of chart toppers from the 1950s right through to today's hit music.

Opening night: 25th Aug, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 25th Aug, 7.30 pm
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Massed Saxophone Project

Featuring visiting artists from the UK and the USA, WAAPA is proud to collaborate with Churchlands Senior High School to bring you the biggest saxophone event WA has ever seen.

Opening night: 27th Aug, 7.00 pm
Closing night: 27th Aug, 7.00 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Keys in the City

An interactive journey through the history of keyboard instruments.

Opening night: 2nd Sep, 11.00 am
Closing night: 2nd Sep, 11.00 am
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Dark Rain

Expect to be thrilled by the unpredictable, captivated by the sounds and colours of new music, and transported into the stratosphere by the combined power of wind and brass.

Opening night: 2nd Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 2nd Sep, 7.30 pm
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Kuniko Kato: Total Percussion

Experience breathtaking virtuosity and extraordinary musicianship in this concert of masterworks.

Opening night: 6th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 6th Sep, 7.30 pm
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Faith Court Orchestra: The Warana Prize

Enjoy superb musicianship as WAAPA’s three leading instrumentalists join the Faith Court Orchestra to battle it out in the final of the prestigious 2017 Warana Prize.

Opening night: 8th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 9th Sep, 7.30 pm
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Radio Active

Radio Active is a high-energy celebration of chart toppers from the 1950s right through to today's hit music.

Opening night: 14th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 16th Sep, 7.30 pm
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Hit Parade: Defying Gravity Turns 30!

A celebration of the energy, passion and power of percussion. It’s an electrifying birthday party, 30 years in the making!

Opening night: 14th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 16th Sep, 7.30 pm
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One O'Clock Jump

Join the WAAPA Jazz Vocal Ensemble as they take you on a swinging musical journey through the harmonically enriched vocal arrangements of some of the most influential jazz vocal groups of our time.

Opening night: 20th Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 20th Sep, 7.30 pm
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Magic Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Alexandre Da Costa, WAAPA's dynamic Head of Strings, directs from the violin in a program that will surely inspire and delight.

Opening night: 21st Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 21st Sep, 7.30 pm
Free concerts at the WA Academy of Performing Arts
Postgraduate and Research Showcase

The WAAPA Postgraduate Research showcase offers a rare opportunity for audiences to be dazzled and intrigued by arts projects in their nascent stages, to view the ideas that will change our cultural world in the future.

Opening night: 23rd Sep, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 23rd Sep, 7.30 pm
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Sound Spectrum 2017.2

New voices of the next generation of composers, sound artists and improvisers will perform over 10 hours of world premieres.

Opening night: 2nd Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 6th Oct, 7.30 pm
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Starstruck

Get to know the future stars of the Australian music industry at this annual showcase of WAAPA’s graduating Music Artists in concert.

Opening night: 4th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 5th Oct, 7.30 pm
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Human/Machine Interaction

In this concert WAAPA Composition and Music Technology students explore the implications and consequences of this new form of music.

Opening night: 5th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 5th Oct, 7.30 pm
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Rosemary and Thyme: The English Guitar

Celebrate Bream’s artistic legacy and the English guitar heritage in all its richness and poetry, from the Renaissance to the present day.

Opening night: 11th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 11th Oct, 7.30 pm
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The Impresario and Les Mamelles De Tiresias

Double your fun with a boisterous evening at the opera!

Opening night: 16th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 21st Oct, 7.30 pm
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Piano Homages

Come and join WAAPA’s pianists as they explore a ravishing repertoire including works by Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Liszt and Chopin.

Opening night: 19th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 19th Oct, 7.30 pm
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Classical Music Accolades

A night of celebration and achievement as WAAPA’s music prize winners showcase their extraordinary skills.

Opening night: 25th Oct, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 25th Oct, 7.30 pm
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Spring Sonatas

A concert overflowing with charm, energy and passion... music at its most dazzling and irresistible.

Opening night: 1st Nov, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 1st Nov, 7.30 pm
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Spooktacular!

The WAAPA Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s annual Halloween concert is sure to dazzle your senses, tickle your funny bone, and be enormously entertaining.

Opening night: 2nd Nov, 7.30 pm
Closing night: 3rd Nov, 7.30 pm
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