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The Power of Wagner

The centrepiece of the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra’s 90th anniversary celebrations is a concert presentation of Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde – a four-hour philosophical devotion to love, sex and death.... Read More...

Sizzling in Seville

It’s 7.30 in the evening in Washington DC when Medical Forum sits the ever-busy ex-pat Australian conductor Antony Walker down for a discussion about his upcoming turn at WA Opera for its 2018 production of Carmen in July.... Read More...

Walking, Talking, Living Doll

Readers of a certain age will have almost certainly come across Ray Lawler’s 1955 play Summer of the Seventeenth Doll as 16-year-olds, who while staring out of a school window wondered how a woman could wait around for a man for 17 years. That was longer than most of us had been alive!... Read More...