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Two fantastic orchestra concerts in March

Concerts by the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra and the Perth Symphony Orchestra are on in atmospheric B Shed, Victoria Quay on 13 & 24 March.

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  • Published 23 Feb 2021

Concerts by the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra and the Perth Symphony Orchestra are on in atmospheric B Shed, Victoria Quay on 13 & 24 March.

Fremantle Ports is supporting both concerts.

First up is Fremantle Chamber Orchestra at 3pm on Saturday 13 March, featuring flautist Michael Howell playing Mercadante's fantastic Flute Concerto in E Minor with Jen Winley conducting.

FCO coordinator Hans Hug said: "František Xaver Richter’s early classic symphony in G major is a jolly starter and leads to Saverio Mercadante’s fantastic Flute Concerto in E Minor featuring Michael Howell.

"The Mercadante Concerto packs an abundance of sweet melodies, virtuosity and drama all in one.  After the interval, Romanticism abounds with Puccini’s exquisite Crisantemi and the rarely heard Serenade by Mieczysław Karłowicz. The perfect finish is the Divertimento K137 by Mozart brimming with charm and wit."

Michael Howell plays Mercadante in B Shed, Fremantle Chamber Orchestra concert details:
When: 3pm Saturday 13 March 2021
Where: B Shed, Victoria Quay
Tickets: Tickets through Ticketek here or available at the door (cash only): Adults: $40, concession $35, under 18 years: $20
This concert is also on at 3pm Sunday 14 March at Redemptorist Monastery, 190 Vincent St, North Perth.

sound waves landscape

On Wednesday 24 March, Perth Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the spiritual connection West Australians have with the Indian Ocean through a bespoke mix of music and ocean soundscapes, interwoven with stories told by WA individuals.

Set by the ocean in iconic B Shed, the program will include a bespoke mix of music designed to evoke a sense of movement and awaken the spirit of the ocean; from classical to contemporary pieces, including a WA premiere and soundscapes.

It is a celebration of the unique and spiritual relationship West Australians have with the ocean.

Live music from Perth Symphony strings and guest artists will be interwoven with stories told by individual West Australians whose connections to the ocean are deeply profound and reflect our own experiences in this isolated but beautiful part of the world.

Whether you surf, swim, fish, sail, or came to Perth by boat, this concert aims to bring to life our Indian Ocean through a stunning music soundtrack featuring works by classical greats such as Vivaldi and Gershwin and contemporary composers including Ross Edwards and John Butler.

Sound & Waves, Perth Symphony Orchestra concert details:
When: Wednesday 24th March 2021; 5.30pm doors & bar open, 6.30pm – 8.30pm concert with interval
Where: B Shed, Victoria Quay
Tickets: Book here.
A Reserve, $80
B Reserve, $60
U18 B Reserve, $35
Promenade, $35
*booking fee included in prices above

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