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Friends Events

 

Friends of the Festival are invited to attend special Festival in Focus Talks and Festival Parties to be held during the Festival.

Friends who join or renew their membership before 26 October 2015 will be invited to the 2016 Perth International Arts Festival Program Brochure Launch. 

Friends Talk: Classical Music Program, Thursday 3 December 2015

We are delighted to invite you to the second Friends Talk for the 2016 Perth Festival.  This is a free event for Friends and you are welcome to bring a guest. 

The talk is a wonderful opportunity to discover more about the musical highlights of the Festival whether you are a music devotee or keen to learn more about the music program.

Christopher van Tuinen, Program Manager: Classical Manager, will present an overview of the whole musical feast that is part of the Festival, and give a brief background to the performances and artists – with musical excerpts. 

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The whole Chamber Music Weekend, including free and paid events, Concerto Italiano, A Filetta, and some events in the Chevron Festival Gardens

Date:             Thursday 3 December
Time:            6.00pm
Venue:          The Dolphin Theatre, UWA

The Festival in Focus Talks are designed to engage the Friends with the Festival program and give you the opportunity to meet Program staff. Refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be open after the talk so please come and mingle with other Friends before or after the talk.

RSVP essential as places are limited, please email - friends@perthfestival.com.au

or phone: 6488 8625

After the Talk you could go onto the Somerville to see A Perfect Day

 

Friends Talk: Festival Film Program, Wednesday 18 November 2015 

We are delighted to invite you to the first Friends Talk for the 2016 Perth International Arts Festival. This is a free event for Friends of the Festival and you are welcome to bring a guest.

This talk will be an opportunity to hear from Tom Vincent and he will be giving information and insight into his first Film Program. We met Tom last year and he comes to Perth from Bradford in the UK where he worked for the National Media Museum. He was Co-Director for the Museum’s film festival and programmed for the three cinemas in the Museum. 

Tom will talk about the first half of the film program which has been released. Film trailers will also be screened, to give a further insight into the program which begins on Monday 23 November at UWA Somerville and Tuesday 26 November at ECU Joondalup Pines.

Date:              Wednesday 18 November 2015
Time:             6.00pm
Venue:           Dolphin Theatre, UWA 

The Friends Talks are designed to engage the Friends of the Festival with the Festival program and give you the opportunity to meet Festival Program staff.

Refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be open after the talk so please come and mingle with other Friends before or after the talk.

RSVP essential, by return email - friends@perthfestival.com.au

Or phone: 6488 8625

 

2015/16 Lotterywest Festival Films Launch, Sunday 23 November 2015

Download the invitation here  

 

2016 PIAF Program Launch, Wednesday 4 November 2015