MONDAY MAY 18, 9AM AEST
We’ve just released the second lesson in our eight-part Music & Art program, which teaches children how to create their very own musical composition, either from home or in the classroom. Designed for children aged 8-12, and no musical knowledge or experience necessary!
FRIDAY 22 MAY, 7PM AEST
ACO Home to Home: Stefanie Farrands
Our new Principal Viola Stefanie Farrands gives a moving performance of Vieuxtemps’ Capriccio ‘Hommage à Paganini’ from the intimacy of her home.
SATURDAY 23 MAY, 8PM AEST
Indies & Idols: Lutosławski’s Overture for Strings
Following Bryce Dessner’s Réponse Lutosławski earlier in the month, we will be releasing the ACO’s performance of the music that directly inspired it, Lutosławski’s extraordinary Overture for Strings, filmed live at our Indies & Idols concert.
SUNDAY 24 MAY, 6PM AEST
Shostakovich String Quartet No.8
Artistic Director Richard Tognetti, Principal Violin Satu Vänskä, Principal Viola Stefanie Farrands and Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve give a spellbinding performance of Shostakovich’s Eighth String Quartet.
ACO Suspended Performances: COVID-19
An update from Artistic Director, Richard Tognetti, and Managing Director, Richard Evans.
Discover the ACO Partners who provide support for our touring, accessibility and education initiatives.
Celebrates his 30th anniversary as Artistic Director in 2020.
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ACO Foundations Program
See the amazing results of our pilot education program ACO Foundations, which integrates daily music education into the lives of a class of students at St Marys North Public School.