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Bringing fine music to Churchlands Concert Hall

The popular Churchlands Chamber Concert Series returns to Churchlands Concert Hall with 5 stellar classical music concert events in 2018.

See WASO's most distinguished and talented classical artists perform a diverse range of renowned classics live in a top class acoustic venue.

The Churchlands Chamber Music Series invites classical and cabaret enthusiasts to experience outstanding live musical performances in the Western suburbs.

This year's exciting programme runs between May and October 2018 and will be led by WASO Assistant Concertmaster Semra-Lee Smith and a selection of Perth's brightest classical musicians, including cellist Jon Tooby, pianist Graeme Gilling, violists Zak Rowntree, Sally Boud and Ben Caddy, clarinettist Geoff Bourgault and horn player Frankie Lo Surdo.

Upcoming events include:


Sunday 20 May 2018, 3:00 PM


Beethoven - Duet for Viola and Cello in E flat Major, WoO 32 'Eyeglass'

Dvorak - Terzetto in C Major for 2 Violins and Viola, Op. 74

Mozart - String Quintet No. 4 in G Minor, K 516

Performed by: Darlington Ensemble:

Semra Lee-Smith: Violin 1

Zak Rowntree: Violin 2

Sally Boud: Viola 1

Ben Caddy: Viola 2

Jon Tooby: Cello



Wednesday 13 June 2018, 7:00pm


Ledger - String Quartet (new work)

Schumann - String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 41

Beethoven - String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op.132

Performed by: Darlington Quartet

Semra Lee-Smith: Violin 1

Zak Rowntree: Violin 2

Sally Boud: Viola

Jon Tooby: Cello



Wednesday 25 July 2018 ,7:00 PM

What The Fandago?!

Award-winning cabaret star Robert Hofmann splits into four powerful personas in this multi-gendered romp through South America and beyond.

Hofmann collaborates with one of Australia's finest accordionists, Cathie Travers, to create a brilliant blend of comedy and musical theatre, with songs ranging from Schubert to Sondheim. "Hilarious, poignant cabaret" Western Australian, 2017 for Desperately Young at Heart



Wednesday 22 August 2018, 7:00 PM


Grieg - Andante con moto in C Minor (for Piano Trio)

Beethoven - Piano Quartet No. 1 in E flat WoO 36

Brahms - Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26

Performed By:

Darlington Ensemble;

Graeme Gilling: Piano

Semra Lee-Smith: Violin

Sally Boud: Viola

Jon Tooby: Cello



Wednesday 24 October 2018 7:00 PM


Haydn - String Quartet No. 3, Op.33 'The Bird'

Prokofiev - Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op34

Dohnanyi - Sextet in C Major, Op.37

Performed by:
Darlington Septet;

Graeme Gilling: Piano

Geoff Bourgault: Clarinet

Frankie Lo Surdo: Horn

Semra Lee-Smith: Violin

Zak Rowntree: Violin

Sally Boud: Viola

Jon Tooby: Cello


At the conclusion of each concert, the public are invited to meet the musicians over complimentary nibbles and refreshments in the foyer. A licensed bar is available during evenings.

Tickets are now sale through Trybooking; tickets are $39 for adults and $29 for concession and $12 dollars for students. Click here to see the pricing structure and to make a booking.

If you have a query about the programme or ticketing, please phone 9441 1737 (8am-4pm on weekdays).

For groups & subscriptions, please email:

For more information on the Churchlands Chamber Concert Series, please visit

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Where: Churchlands Concert Hall, Lucca Street, Churchlands, WA 6018
Cost: $39 Adults, $29 Concession, $12 Students
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