Classical Music

West Australian Symphony Orchestra: Landscape and Wonder
Dane Lam conducts one of the most celebrated works of Jean Sibelius, his Fifth Symphony, coupled with Prokofiev’s delightfully precocious ‘Classical’ Symphony, as well as Three Songsby Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov. These songs draw on texts by Federico García Lorca and Emily Dickinson, as well as a Yiddish lullaby, to create something intensely moving – and with Sara Macliver performing, there won’t be a dry eye in the house. An 11am matinee on 4 November features just the Sibelius and the Prokofiev.
4–5 November, Perth Concert Hall, waso.com.au

Selby & Friends: A Rose Between Two Thorns [Cancelled]
The final Selby & Friends program for the year features three of the great piano trios, from the Classical sparkle of Schubert’s Op. 100 to the intense, dramatic sweep of Rachmaninov’s single-movement Trio élégiaqueNo 1. Also on the program is Fanny Mendelssohn’s Trio in...