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WAYO: Rite & Revolution


WAYO: Rite & Revolution

  • Date: Saturday, 10 July 2021, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Perth Concert Hall — 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA
  • Tickets: $35/$25/$20 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Western Australian Youth Orchestra
Benjamin Northey, conductor
Scott Elstermann, choreographer

Uniting movement and music in an empowering collaboration, and the first of its kind, the WA Youth Orchestra led by Benjamin Northey joins forces with celebrated Perth Choreographer Scott Elstermann in a symbiotic exploration of movement and sonority.

A choreographed dance troupe will bring to life Stravinsky’s masterwork The Rite of Spring and accomplished Western Australian Composer Rebecca Erin Smith’s Foreigner or Foreigner.  Read more about WAYO’s dance collaboration.

The concert will also feature Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Overture to the Song of Hiawatha: Op.30, No.3

SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR  Overture to the Song of Hiawatha: Op.30, No.3
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet – Fantasy Overture
REBECCA ERIN SMITH Foreigner or Foreigner
IGOR STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring

Featured non-Australian music: Coleridge-Taylor, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

 Foreigner or Foreigner. by Rebecca Erin Smith — World premiere

Featured artists

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