Join us for a special celebration of the life and art of Kathleen O’Connor “doyenne of Western Australian artists” who honed her craft in Paris in the 1920s. An experience to be remembered with the concert taking place in the heart of The Art Gallery of Western Australia.
The program for the evening will range from Debussy to Cole Porter and a little of the unexpected like John Butler. Featuring performances from Soprano, Emma Lee- Steere, the incomparable Paul Wright on Violin, and narration by Amanda Curtin, award-winning author of “Kathleen O’Connor of Paris”.
Perth Symphony will perform a selection of music inspired by her adventures in Paris, London, and Australia. Kathleen O’Connor, daughter of C.Y. O’Connor, defied all social expectations and reveled in the Parisian art world in the age of French Impressionism.
Friday 30th June & Saturday 1st July
Art Gallery of WA