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SPRINGarts 2019: Concerts + Conversations

With programs presented by the UWA Conservatorium of Music and by the UWA Choral Society. For Conservatorium enquiries, please contact concerts@uwa.edu.au.

Brett Dean in Conversation with James Ledger

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Illustration by Erin Steenson. Courtesy of the Conservatorium of Music.

Presented by the UWA Conservatorium of Music.

A former member of the Berlin Philharmonic, celebrated violinist and composer Brett Dean sits down with friend and fellow composer James Ledger to discuss life as one of Australia's most eminent composers, giving a unique insight into his works and the compositional process.

Date: Tuesday 1 October, 7pm
Venue: UWA Conservatorium of Music
Price: Free | bookings essential

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Distinguished Artist Series: Stuart Maunder

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Illustration by Erin Steenson. Courtesy of the Conservatorium of Music.

Join Stuart Maunder (Director, Macbeth) as he talks about the language between music and literature.

The UWA Conservatorium of Music and the Western Australian Opera present a series of lecture recitals, talks and masterclasses with internationally recognised directors and artists from WAO's 2019 season, to delight audiences with a unique insight into the world of opera.

Date: Friday 4 October, 7pm
Venue: Callaway Auditorium
Price: Free | bookings essential

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Chorales & Cantatas with the UWA Choral Society

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Courtesy of the UWA Choral Society.

Presented by the UWA Choral Society.

Chorales & Cantatas is a gala performance celebrating the great choral and solo works, from the Baroque to Broadway, under the direction of Conductor Sarah Mills-Menogue. Set in the magnificent Winthrop Hall, UWACS will delight and entertain with excerpts from works by great composers including Vivaldi, Mozart, Verdi, Gershwin, Lloyd Webber, Grandage and Schonberg. Don’t miss this one special diverse Perth performance before the choir takes off on an invited tour to China!

Date: Sunday 6 October, 2.30pm
Venue: Winthrop Hall
Price: Standard $40 | Concession $45 | Student $25

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Music Students Society Takeover

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Illustration by Erin Steenson. Courtesy of the Conservatorium of Music.

The UWA Music Students Society (MSS) takeover this concert for an evening of extraordinary new music by UWA composition students.

A jam-packed program of stimulating performances and events in 2019 showcases the immense talent of young emerging artists from the UWA Conservatorium and their mentors, UWA's celebrated alumni, and nationally and internationally recognised guest artists.

Date: Thursday 10 October, 7.30pm
Venue: Callaway Auditorium
Price: Free | bookings essential

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Lunchtime Concert: UWA Voice

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Illustration by Erin Steenson. Courtesy of the Conservatorium of Music.

Transcend the everyday with a lunchtime concert featuring the sublime sounds of UWA voice students.

These emerging young artists will present a mixed program of songs and arias from the 1700s to the present day, acccompanied by Gladys Chua.

Date: Friday 11 October, 1pm
Venue: Callaway Auditorium
Price: Free | no bookings required