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WASO kicks off 2017 season with Daniil Trifonov / OUTinPerth

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The West Australian Symphony Orchestra is kicking off it's 2017 season with a performance from Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, one of the most acclaimed young piano players in the world. Trifonov will join the West Australian Symphony Orchestra to play works by Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius alongside the world premiere of a new work by composer Lachlan Skipworth.

Trifonov first played with an orchestra when he was just eight years old, he lost one of his baby teeth during the performance. WASO's Principal Conductor Asher Fisch shared his excitement regarding Trifonov opening the orchestra's 2017 season. "I haven't encountered anyone like Trifonov in a very long time," Fisch said, "I had the privilege to conduct his winning performance for the Arthur Rubenstein Competition back in 2011. So we have a special connection, and I told him he should visit Perth and perform with WASO. What a spectacular way to begin our 2017 season!"