Art and music in harmony with South Side Symphony Orchestra…

For centuries musicians have been inspired by art and artists by music.

These great creative forms come together on Sunday 31 March in the historic setting of Woodloes Heritage Homestead when three Perth artists paint new works as South Side Symphony Orchestra plays.

Artists Felicia Lowe, Caroline Muscat and Lyn Isted will base their paintings on a concert program which includes works by Shostakovich, Smetana and Handel.

The program will also feature Olman Walley as soloist in Sean O’Boyle’s evocative Concerto for Didgeridoo and Orchestra.

The concert program is filled with images ranging from Smetana’s Czech homeland in 

Die Moldau to Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and O’Boyle’s use of the indigenous Australian instrument in an orchestral setting.

The program should provide plenty of ideas for Lowe and Muscat, both of whom draw inspiration from Australian landscapes. Isted also aims to evoke emotions and memories from places and times, using a range of media.

The artworks created by Lowe, Muscat and Isted will be auctioned at the end of the performance. 

The collaboration is the latest in a serious of innovative ventures by the young and vibrant SSSO, based in Melville, with its mission of bringing to the community music in imaginative settings.

Sunday’s concert starts at 2.30 at the homestead in Woodloes Street, Cannington. 

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 concession, $5 for children aged six to 16 and are free for those under six. Tickets are available from Trybooking: or at the door.