Opera in the Studio

16 November 2016 in Customers in the community, Stories

Customers from our Spearwood Service Centre were treated to an exclusive performance by the West Australian Opera last week, at His Majesty’s Theatre in Perth.

The free Opera in the Studio event, which saw artists in full dress perform an intimate show for guests, was a joint initiative between The Department of Local Government, Lotterywest and the Council on the Ageing (COTA).

Artists Emma Pettemerides, Paull-Anthony Keightley and Thomas Johnson wowed the crowd, with the support of a full band.

The Spearwood crew with WA Opera artists

The Spearwood crew with WA Opera artists










Guests were invited to a morning tea after the performance where they were invited to meet the artists and pose for a photo.

For many of our customers, this was their first opera experience. Thank you to West Australian Opera, Department of Local Government, Lotterywest and COTA for making it possible.


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