WASO Plays Dvorák’s New World Event DatesFri 03 Mar 2023 ManPAC Presents

WASO Plays Dvorák’s New World


Escape with the classics.

6.45pm – 7.10pm Pre-Concert Q&A with Conductor Jessica Gethin

The bright lights and bustling streets give a hero’s welcome to the new world as the West Australian Symphony Orchestra perform one of the most popular symphonies of all time. Dvořák’s brilliant Ninth Symphony has been played in concert halls world-wide to great acclaim. Its Largo theme brilliantly captures Dvořák’s intense longing for home before the symphony climaxes to the most breathtaking and profound finale.

Led by West Australian conductor Jessica Gethin, this glittering concert program opens with Johann Strauss’ enchanting overture from Die Fledermaus and the intense passion and heartbreak of Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable Romeo and Juliet.

Experience these soaring classics performed live by WASO.

  • Johann STRAUSS, J. Jr Die Fledermaus: Overture
  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture
  • Antonín DVORAK Symphony No.9 From the New World

West Australian Symphony Orchestra is supported through a national partnership of the Australia Council and the Western Australian Government’s Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries. Principal Partner Wesfarmers Arts.

Duration 2 Hours 20 Minute Interval
Creative Team Jessica Gethin - Conductor