Guitar Society of WA 60th Anniversary Gala Concerts

Event details

  • Saturday | July 31, 2021
  • 3:00 pm
  • Richard Gill Auditorium, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, 2 Bradford St Mt Lawley

The Guitar Society’s  60th Anniversary Gala: A Double-Concert Event

3pm (concert 1) and 7pm (concert 2), Saturday 31 July 2021.  

Richard Gill Auditorium, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Classical Guitar Society of WA Inc, this special event is a double-concert gala celebration of the guitar in WA, with cameo performances from a wide range of inspirational home-grown talent. Including solo, chamber, and ensemble items, with special emphasis on works of particular significance to WA, the event commemorates the history of the society and its unique contributions to the cultural life of the state. The Guitar Society Orchestra will also premiere a new work commissioned by the Society for its 60th anniversary by renowned guitarist and composer Duncan Gardiner.

3pm concert: Guitar Society Orchestra, UWA Guitar Quartet & Quintet, Plectra Guitar Ensemble (WAAPA), IMMS Teacher Ensemble, Daniel Ogburn, Joscelyn, Leah, Jihai Wang, William McEvoy
7pm concert: Guitar Society Orchestra, Perth Guitar Quartet, Abbey Bradstreet, Don Candy, Jane Darcey, Matthew Jones (theorbo), Craig Lake, Jonathan Paget, Glen Rogers & friends

Tickets here

The Society is grateful for the generous support of the WA Academy of Performing Arts as host

Tickets: 3pm concert tickets: $20 adults/$15 conc.; 7pm concert tickets: $25 adults/$18 conc; Gala pass (both concerts, presales only): $35 adults/$25 conc. Purchase at this link