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The Dark Mirror: Zender's Winterreise

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Celebrated tenor Ian Bostridge – the world’s leading performer of Franz Schubert’s Die Winterreise – combines forces with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra for this stunning music-theatre event.

Plunged into a stark wintry landscape, a wanderer embarks on an intense dramatic journey – his reflections on life moving between gallows humour and well-worn nostalgia, between love and loss.

Told through Bostridge’s impeccable performance, haunting visuals and Hans Zender’s delicately woven instrumentation, this Winterreise is a sublime interpretation of Schubert’s iconic song cycle.

Devised by leading opera director Netia Jones, this rare fully-staged production brings the shadowy world of Winterreise spectacularly to life.

Performed by members of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Baldur Brönnimann.

"Elegant and inventive" Financial Times (UK)

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To purchase tickets with your PIAF Friends of the Festival membership discount, please call Perth Concert Hall ticketing on 08 9231 9999.

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