Classic Adventures: Outer Space

Family Event

Saturday 14 October 2023, 2pm & 3.30pm

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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About the Artists

About the Artists

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Adam Mitchell

Adam Mitchell is an award-winning stage director known for his inventive theatre, music theatre and opera productions.

He was the Associate Director for Black Swan State Theatre Company and has directed twenty productions for the company including recent production, Oil.

Other highlight works include Every Brilliant Thing, Next to Normal, The Snow (Barking Gecko Theatre Company); independent work La Fanciulla del West (FFO); and commercial production Fame - The Musical (Crown).

He regularly directs theatre, opera and music theatre for The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), has worked with West Australian Opera, The National Institute Dramatic Arts (NIDA), Victoria College of the Arts, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Playwriting Australia, Sydney and Melbourne Theatre Companies, Barking Gecko Theatre Co. and The Australian Theatre for Young People, and is a member of the Lincoln Centre Theater Directors Lab (New York).

He is a 40 Under 40 Award winner and has received Equity Guild Awards, Blue Room Theatre Awards, PAWA Awards and the Martin Sims and The West Australian Arts Editor Award.

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Outer Space

Richard STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra: Sunrise (excerpt)
John WILLIAMS ET: Flying Theme
Randy NEWMAN Toy Story Suite: Infinity and Beyond (excerpt)
Gustav HOLST The Planets: Jupiter
Jessica WELLS Emu in the Sky: for chamber orchestra
John WILLIAMS Superman: March
Michael GIACCHINO Star Trek Into Darkness: The San Fran Hustle (excerpt)
John WILLIAMS Star Wars: Main Title

Jen Winley conductor
Adam Mitchell

This concert does not contain an interval.

WASO Assistant Conductor, Jen Winley is supported by the Simon Lee Foundation.

Lucy, Scruffy and Rocket provided courtesy of our friends at Scitech.

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