WASO's Fairytale Ball

Special Event

Saturday 1 October 2022, 10.00am

Perth Concert Hall

West Australian Symphony Orchestra respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and Elders of Country throughout Western Australia, and the Whadjuk Noongar people on whose lands we work and share music.

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WASO's Fairytale Ball

Modest MUSSORGSKY arr. Rimsky-Korsakov Night on Bald Mountain (excerpt)

Claude DEBUSSY Prelude a l’apres midi d’un faune (excerpt)

Engelbert HUMPERDINK Hansel and Gretel: The Witches Ride

Sergei PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet: Dance of the Knights

John WILLIAMS Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy

Nigel WESTLAKE Flying Dream: Suite for Orchestra (excerpt)

Edvard GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz from Sleeping Beauty

Igor STRAVINSKY The Firebird: Finale

This concert does not contain an interval.

Jessica Gethin conductor/presenter
Melissa McCabe

Presented in association with the 2022 AWESOME Festival.

Conceived by Jessica Gethin in association with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Graphics and scenic design wizard: Pip Bartlett

WASO On Stage

About the Conductor

About WASO

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