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Following the success of the inaugural Favourites concert WASO open their 2019 season with a new celebration of talented West Australian musicians. This year they have invited Paul O’Neill, James Clayton and Shuan Hern Lee to perform their favourite works in a concert bursting with classical hits. They are also delighted to welcome back to Perth WASO’s former Assistant Conductor (and now Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra) Elena Schwarz to conduct this concert which concludes with two of the most-loved works by George Gershwin and Aaron Copland.
TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
BORODIN Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
MOZART Don Giovanni: Madamina, il catalogo è questo
MASCAGNI Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
BIZET The Pearl Fishers: duet
PUCCINI Turandot: Nessun Dorma
GLINKA Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
COPLAND Appalachian Spring
Elena Schwarz conductor (pictured)
Paul O’Neill tenor
James Clayton bass
Shuan Hern Lee piano