Sweet Dreaming: Eurythmics Reimagined Program

Are you ready for an orchestral party like nothing before?
Perth Symphony welcomes you back to the 80s for Sweet Dreaming: Eurythmics Reimagined.

Perth Symphony would like the thank KPMG for their contribution to this concert, along with Barton Family Foundation and Kim Grist, and acknowledge ongoing support from Foundation Partner AHG, Sustainability Partners Minderoo Foundation and Tim Roberts Giving, and funding from The State of Western Australia.

Meet The Artists



Margaret Blades* Diane Riddell*
Rachael Aquilina Emily Clements
Madeleine Antoine OBOE
Ruth Klein Cook Stephanie Nicholls*
Teresa Vinci CLARINET
Sara Duhig Cath Cahill*
VIOLIN 2 Matt Kidd
Pascale Whiting* SAX
Susannah Williams Jasmine Skinner
Jasmin Parkinson-Stewart BASSOON
Kendra Smith Joanne Littlely
Hannah Brockway HORN
VIOLA Wendy Tait*
Kathy Potter* Nicole Dixon
Alix Hamilton TRUMPET
Katie McKay Jenny Coleman*
Grace Ah-quee Mark Underwood
CELLO Bruce Thompson*
Emma Vanderwal* BASS TROMBONE
Catherine Tabi Kieran Hurley
Sacha McCulloch TUBA
Anna Sarcich Chris Goff
Libby Browning* Paul Tanner
HARP Karl Florisson
Will Nichols DRUM KIT
Chris Tarr

*Principal player


Outside the arena there will be a food vendor present.
Braised Bro’s will be offering pulled pork rolls, pulled beef brisket, beef meatballs, vegetarian arancini and fries.

The HBF Stadium bar will also offer the following options
Cheese Selection – Organic cheddar, triple cream brie, smoked ham, quince, nuts and crackers
Dessert Selection – Chocolate Brownie (gf), mini donuts and macaroons

Meet the Talent

Eurythmics Reimagined takes on a unique chronological format. Playing the spunky new wave synth-pop Lennox of the early 80s will be Irish non-binary vocalist Freddie Mai. Making waves in 2019 with the jazz/soul outfit Bass Lemon, Mai grew up in Fremantle. Renowned for their soulful vocals and powerful presence, Freddie has become a mainstay in the Perth scene. Since the dissolution of Bass Lemon, Freddie focuses purely on writing new music and producing their own solo project.


Sabrina Davies brings with her one of Perth’s biggest voices as well as history of singing Annie Lennox. While she’s best known for her wildly successful ‘P!nked’ and Lady Gaga shows, she grew up a child of the 80s on influences like Kate Bush, Eurythmics and divas Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston. When tomorrow finally comes, we can’t imagine a better singer to own that iconic blonde crop and bring the Miracle of Love, Thorn in My Side, Would I Lie to You and so many of the biggest hits of the mid-80s to life.


Ali Bodycoat is well regarded as one of Western Australia’s most respected vocalists. She has established herself as an unrivalled force in the local music and artistic industry – a constant on the West Australian jazz fest scene, Ali returns regularly to the Perth International Jazz Festival, Jazz by the Bay and has performed in over six Fringe festivals, winning Best WA Cabaret for her original show, Minor Major Marlene in 2017, amongst many other Fringe awards. Ali has performed for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Gala at the iconic Melbourne Town Hall in October 2018 and was guest vocalist at the Perth Festival 2020 launch.

We would like to thank Concert Partner, Wright Burt Foundation and Government Partners, Lotterywest and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
As always, a special thanks also to Foundation Partner AHG and Sustainability Partners Minderoo Foundation and Tim Roberts Giving.

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Perth Symphony was founded in 2011 and is known as the orchestra that breaks the rules. With over 220 musicians regularly employed by us, we are creating a home for WA talent.

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