Enter a realm where dreams and nightmares intertwine, as the West Coast Philharmonic Orchestra presents a spine-tingling, awe-inspiring Halloween concert like no other.
Prepare for an evening of enchantment and fright, where the power of music brings to life the shadows of the night and the dreams that enchant our sleep. “Dreams & Nightmares” will take you on a mesmerizing journey through a world where reality and imagination collide.
From the glistening beauty of Mozart’s “Queen of the Night” aria to the haunting adventures of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and much more, let this concert cast a spell over you – transporting you to a world of both enchantment and frightful delight!
Stephen SCHWARTS, arr. Ted RICKETTS Wicked (Highlights)
Paul DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Elena KATS-CHERNIN Eliza Aria (from Wild Swans)*
André PREVIN I Want Magic (from A Streetcar Named Desire)*
Hector BERLIOZ March to the Scaffold (Symphonie Fantastique, Mvt. 4)
Hector BERLIOZ Dream of a Witch’s Sabbath (Symphonie Fantastique, Mvt. 5)
Danny ELFMAN Nightmare Before Christmas (Orchestral Suite)
Claude DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART Queen of the Night Aria (from The Magic Flute)*
Joe HISAISHI Merry-Go-Round of Life (from Howl’s Moving Castle)
Klaus BADELT Pirates of the Caribbean (Suite from Curse of the Black Pearl)
7pm, Saturday 28 October 2023
Perth Concert Hall
Presented by the West Coast Philharmonic Orchestra
*Featuring Guest Artist: Jessica Blunt, soprano
Conducted by Samuel Parry