WASO performs Scheherazade Event DatesSun 26 May 2024 ManPAC presents

WASO performs Scheherazade

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Tales of legends

Mel BONIS Trois femmes de légende
Johann HUMMEL Trumpet Concerto
Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

Jen Winley conductor
Jenna Smith trumpet

One of the rising stars of Australian conducting, Jen Winley leads this thrilling concert that weaves together the tales of legendary women.

Be transported by the ethereal melodies of Mel Bonis’ Trois femmes de légende, an evocative tribute to heroines. Then be blown away by the brilliance of WASO’s Acting Principal Trumpet, Jenna Smith, as she performs Hummel’s exhilarating Trumpet Concerto. Based on the Middle-Eastern folk tales The Arabian Nights, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade weaves an intoxicating musical story of love and intrigue with pure sensory allure and breathtaking beauty.

WASO Artistic Planning Manager Alan Tyrrell will be hosting a pre-concert talk in the foyer from 4.20-4.45pm.


Duration 2 hours including interval 20 Minute Interval