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West Australian Opera and UWA Conservatorium of Music present a series of discussions with creatives and artists from WAO’s 2021 season. The relaxed panel discussion format provides audiences with a unique insight into the world of opera.

This year’s speakers will include: Lisa Harper-Brown, Christopher van Tuinen, Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse.

These are free ticketed events.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Distinguished Artist Series: #3 with Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, Songwriters of Koolbardi wer Wardong
Wednesday 22 September 2021
Callaway Auditorium
UWA Academics talk with Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, songwriters of Koolbardi wer Wardong, on this new opera for young people, the power of language, and the importance of legacy.

PAST/CANCELLED EVENTS

Distinguished Artist Series: #1 with Christopher van Tuinen, Conductor of Elijah and WAO Artistic Director
Wednesday 5 May 2021
Callaway Auditorium
Christopher van Tuinen, conductor of Elijah, and soprano Lisa Harper-Brown discuss this exciting event and collaboration with UWA colleagues.

Distinguished Artist Series: #2 with Christopher van Tuinen, Conductor of Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci and WAO Artistic Director
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Callaway Auditorium
Head of the UWA Conservatorium of Music, Alan Lourens will interview Conductor Christopher van Tuinen on the enduring legacy of this double bill and the relevance of these operas in the world today.

ARTISTS

Distinguished Artist Series #1 Christopher van Tuinen
Distinguished Artist Series #2 Christopher van Tuinen
Distinguished Artist Series #3 Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse

Parking is available at the University of Western Australia. The following carparks are located within close distance of the Callaway Auditorium:

  • Carpark 1, Mounts Bay Road (includes ACROD parking bays)
  • Carpark 2, Hackett Drive (includes ACROD parking bays)
  • Carpark 3, Hackett Entry 1, Hackett Drive (includes ACROD parking bays)

Please allow sufficient time to park as there may be other events on campus. 

Click here to view the parking map