From the centre of Perth to the furthest corners of the state, West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) has provided the soundtrack to life in Western Australia since 1928.

As the State Orchestra, Perth’s first and finest, WASO is the largest employer of performing artists in WA and reaches two million people with musical experiences each year on stage, in the community and online.

From concert halls to classrooms, hospitals to aged care, they bring joy, inspire learning and nurture participation in the community because everybody deserves the opportunity to experience live music. Every year, through community and leading industry partnerships, they engage a new generation of young and emerging artists to help secure a bright future for music in Australia.

They celebrate our rich classical music heritage with great artists from all over the world and commission and perform new repertoire to renew and expand it. The Orchestra collaborates widely with major arts companies and independent artists, performing opera to ballet, movies to musicals, jazz to rock. They champion the diversity of music in all its forms with a team of talented and passionate people who create unforgettable experiences for all West Australians to enjoy.

Asher Fisch is Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser of the Orchestra and they are proud to call Perth Concert Hall home.