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WA STORY #3: Hope, Hardship and a Fortunate Life

Hope, Hardship and a Fortunate Life: Albert Facey.

From a simple farm upbringing Albert Facey’s self-described ordinary life has become an extraordinary inspiration.

One of the most-read Australian stories told by the boy from Wickepin who lived during the era of horse-drawn transport, through two world wars, surviving debilitating grief and injury, alongside one of the most moving love stories.

Experience a heartfelt adaptation, narrated by Facey’s own grandchild, alongside some of the most beautiful music ever written, portraying this remarkable tale, a narrative that has touched countless hearts and illuminated the profound beauty within a life well-lived.

One of three from PSO's unique chamber music series, 'WA Stories', connecting people with the stories of WA Icons.

WHAT IS WA STORIES?

From the orchestra that breaks the rules, comes a new chamber music series for the 21st century.

Dive into a spellbinding odyssey where extraordinary music, captivating visuals and vivid narration to unveil stories of renowned and forgotten WA brilliance across time.

A truly unique and immersive experience under Otto the blue whale in Hackett Hall at WA Museum Boola Bardip*. Prepare to be transported through time and space.

WA Stories promises to be a memorable and enriching journey, inviting audiences to walk in the shoes of a West Australian legend.

*Did you know, Boola Bardip means many stories in Whadjuk Nyoongar.


OTHER STORIES IN THE SERIES

WA STORY #1: Bishop of the Bush

WA STORY #2: Prima

Save on ticket prices when you purchase tickets for two or three stories! To find out more about our packages click below:

Presented by Perth Symphony Orchestra with support from our community cultural partner WA Museum Boola Bardip

PSO Principal Partner: Minderoo Foundation

WA Stories Presenting Partner: Wright Burt Foundation

Story Partner: Capital Partners

Concert Partner: Zenith & Modn

Artwork by our Advertising Partner: Moonsail

Dates:

Fri, 11 October 2024
7:00PM

Sat, 12 October 2024
7:00PM


Location:

Hacket Hall, WA Museum Boola Bardip

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