Vi­o­lin­ist new WASO master

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Fashion -

BRI­TISH vi­o­lin­ist Lau­rence Jack­son has been ap­pointed WA Sym­phony Or­ches­tra’s new con­cert­mas­ter.

Jack­son, who has held the same po­si­tion at the City of Birm­ing­ham Sym­phony Or­ches­tra for the past 10 years, first per­formed as guest con­cert­mas­ter with WASO in March.

He will re­turn to WASO in Au­gust to lead the or­ches­tra in the Brahms Fes­ti­val and for Si­mone Young Con­ducts Faure’s Re­quiem.

Jack­son will ap­pear as a soloist in WASO’s 2016 sea­son, which will be an­nounced on Septem­ber 2.

Spot­ting tal­ent: 2014 Open Award win­ner An­nie Huang’s art­work Blind Spot.

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