The Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (MetSO) is holding their Young Artists Gala concert at Government House Ballroom on Sunday February 26. This special event will feature the talented MetSO Young Artists in solo performances, the MetSO Wind ensemble performing Strauss’ Serenade in E flat Major, Op. 7, and the world premiere of the “Karrinyup Fanfare” composed by MetSO Concertmaster Ben Clapton.
The concert showcases the talents of the MetSO Young Artists who have performed with the orchestra in 2022 and will now take the spotlight by themselves. The orchestra will also be announcing their new MetSO Young Artists, as well as celebrating new life memberships awarded by the orchestra’s patron, His Excellency the Honourable Chris Dawson APM, 34th Governor of Western Australia.
In addition, the MetSO Winds will perform the Serenade in E Flat Major, Op. 7 by Richard Strauss, one of the most celebrated composers of the romantic era. The ensemble, made up of flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns and tuba will bring to life the rich, complex textures and harmonies of Strauss’ music.
The concert will open with the world premiere of the Karrinyup Fanfare, a new composition by MetSO Concertmaster Ben Clapton. This exciting new work inspired by the orchestra’s history and future will be an exciting way to start an afternoon that celebrates local talent.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the exceptional musicians of the MetSO in concert at the Government House Ballroom. Tickets are limited, so act now to experience the beauty and power of live classical music.
Ben has been a member of Alternative Symphony performances in Melbourne, and is excited to be joining them again as they perform in Perth for the first time.
January 15 2021, from 7pm Magnet House, Perth.
Thats right, for one night only we’re bringing Daft Punk’s most popular songs to life! Using our host of talented performers and orchestral members we’re coming to Perth to re-live some of the best music ever performed! Daft Punk’s fusion of house music with funk, techno, disco, rock music and synthpop influences has won them critical aclaim across music genres and established them as one of the most successful bands for our time. Featuring a full orchestra and modern musical elements and the use of immersive visuals and an elaborate light show, there’s no experience quite like it!
– Who’s Performing? – This isn’t your average orchestral event. Our musicians are highly trained professionals and all Daft Punks biggest fans. This modern Orchestra have been practicing enormously to ensure you as an audience receive the best possible show! We’re got trumpets, horns, strings, DJ’s, Drums, live vocalists, MC’s and much, much more to make this night one to remember!
AS understands how COVID19 has negatively effected the events and entertainment industry. Alternative Symphony is happy to honour a 100% FULL REFUND if our event isn’t able to go ahead due to COVID19.
*This event is an orchestral rendition, DAFT PUNK will not be present. 18+ / Valid ID
Ben is a member of MetSO, and will be performing as part of their upcoming concert, which features Tchaikovsky Favourites – March Slav, The Nutcracker Suite, and Symphony number 3 (The Polish). This will be a fantastic concert, but tickets will go quick.
MetSO’s Tchaikovsky Favourites Sunday 13 December, 5pm Rixon Theatre, Penhros College Details and Tickets