There is something for everyone in the 2018 Perth Festival as the excitement builds for the full program launch on 9 November. Here’s a taste of what’s to come in four internationally acclaimed works that are on sale now.
As a UWA staff member you have 10% off adult prices for most events across the program and further discounts and special offers when the full program is released. Special ticket price offer for the Lotterywest Festival Films will be announced closer to the program launch.
An exhibition presented by the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia (open Saturday 7 October until Saturday 16 December) provides new insights into the mutiny, murder and feats of survival surrounding the infamous Batavia shipwreck, through the eyes of archaeologists, scientists and artists.
Fifteen year old Shuan Hern Lee has once again made the AMEB proud, this time winning
first prize in the Palmadoro International Piano Competition for Age 35 and Under, in Finale Ligure, Italy. He was also awarded the gold medal for the youngest finalist in this competition, where he competed against other concert pianists and professional musicians from Poland, Italy, Russia and Japan, all aged in their 20s and 30s.
Congratulations to Melody Kelly on winning the AMEB award at the Geraldton Music Festival 2017. She performed "In the Eyes of a Tiger" and also entered and won the Modern Piano Solo Preliminary playing "Big Beat".
Melody attends the Geraldton Grammar School and is taught music privately.
Twelve Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) student ambassadors have returned from a unique trip to the Kimberley. The students explored Western Australia’s remote Broome region, promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics to high school students.