Philharmonic South West to perform at Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on September 15

Ready for the show: Philharmonic South West pianist Joshua Crestwell. Photo: Supplied.
Ready for the show: Philharmonic South West pianist Joshua Crestwell. Photo: Supplied.

The Family Proms, presented by the Philharmonic South West, returns to Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Saturday, September 15 at 3pm.

After more than 15 years, the Philharmonic South West and Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre are presenting the orchestra’s latest work, Journey.

Comprising of an orchestra of 45 local musicians, under conductor David Pye, the Philharmonic South West will bring masterful talent to centre stage.

“The South West Philharmonic is full of outstanding local musicians and we are delighted to partner with them again this year to offer families a full orchestral experience on an intimate scale in The Cube,” Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre executive director Fiona de Garis said.

Ms de Garis said the show aimed to enrich the lives of those in the community, the Philharmonic South West presents a “journey of music”.

She said The Family Proms is a family-friendly event and a way to introduce young audiences to classical music. 

The group will perform favourites such as Song of India and Schubert’s Symphony No 8.

Joining the Philharmonic South West for this concert is eight-year-old pianist Joshua Crestwell, seven-time winner of the Western Australia Performing Arts Eisteddfod, who’ll be performing Mozart’s Concert Rondo in D.

Ms de Garis said Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre was proud to once again partner with the Philharmonic South West for the troupe’s new community event.

Following Philharmonic South West’s latest show, the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre will host John Lennon tribute Lennon – Through A Glass Onion

The show will see Australian performer John Waters perform some of Lennon’s most influential and revered hits. 

The venue will then showcase some of the region’s best up-and-coming dancers during the West Australian Ballet Masterclass and WA Ballet Storytime Sessions. 

Tickets for Family Proms are available now by calling 1300 661 272 or online at bunburyentertainment.com 

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