A tasty Tuesday series of free classical lunchtime concerts featuring students, staff and visiting guests serving up sumptuous musical treats for hungry ears!
The WAAPA Postgraduate Research Showcase is in part a performance event, and in part a series of short research presentations. It offers a rare opportunity for audiences to sample innovative arts projects in their nascent stages, and to view the
Sparks fly as David Pye leads Defying Gravity into a magical world of sound, rhythm and groove.
This event combines performances of new and recent Australian guitar works with readings of poems by acclaimed poet Glen Phillips.
A program of sensational string chamber music, directed by Paul Wright and headlined by Aaron Copland’s thrilling Clarinet Concerto performed by WAAPA’s Head of Woodwind, Philip Everall.
Take a musical meditation through the seasons with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble as they perform Symphony No. 1, Leunig’s Prayer Book by Australian composer Jodie Blackshaw.
Still miss travelling? Come join us for the best alternative – beautiful piano music! Be taken on an adventure of evocative musical scenes and exotic sounds through the vast repertoire of the modern piano.
WAAPA proudly celebrates the 30th anniversary of Edith Cowan University in a spectacular gala concert at the Perth Concert Hall.
The new music of 17th century Italy – opera, sonatas, cantatas and oratorios – called upon singers and players to move the emotions of the audience. With fire, virtuosity and passion we present a glimpse of some of the finest music of
Internationally-renowned cello soloist Michael Goldschlager explores the gems of the solo cello repertoire, including works by JS Bach and others, in an audience-friendly presentation of masterworks.
Smashing musical boundaries, Steve Reich’s iconic Music for 18 Musicians is one of the defining works of the 20th century.
An enchanting evening of chamber music at its best! WAAPA’s leading instrumentalists join the Indian Ocean Ensemble to perform their favourite music.
Whether you enjoy listening to classical orchestras, jazz, pop, rock or Eastern-European folk music, this show will spin, twist and fuse the music you love into an extraordinary palette of exciting new musical worlds.
Percussion virtuoso Marcus Perrozzi – star of Cirque du Soleil’s hit show Dralion – joins Defying Gravity for a performance brimming with magic, fun and a bunch of amazing instruments you’ve never seen before!
Join us in an exploration of the ‘alternative history’ of 19th century song featuring music by Schubert, Rossini, Bellini, and much more.
The Royal Over-Seas League assists WAAPA’s most talented music students to achieve their dreams on stage in Australia and internationally.
Hear the joyful sounds of young voices singing heavenly harmonies, with repertoire from the 16th century through to the modern era, from songs of praise to gospel music.
The WAAPA Symphony Orchestra celebrates the music of Mendelssohn alongside Mozart’s exquisite Violin Concerto No 5, performed by Paul Wright, WAAPA’s extraordinary Head of Strings.
Indulge yourself in a magical night of ravishing piano music by Fauré, Debussy, Ravel, Satie, Poulenc, and the Parisians' favourite, Frederic Chopin.
Written when the composer was just 16 years old, the work is a remarkable blend of youthful verve and astonishing passion. No wonder it has been hailed as “one of the miracles of 19th century music”.
Every year, WAAPA’s top classical musicians vie for a glittering series of performance prizes and scholarships. Tonight, the recipients dazzle you with their award-winning virtuosity.
This popular annual event celebrates Halloween, Christmas and the end of the year in one, fun-filled concert!