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21 July 2022 Performances Tours

The Many and the One

The mutability of human beings as social animals and as individuals is never more ambiguous than when in a crowd, writes Australian author Fiona Kelly McGregor.
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20 July 2022

Interview: Paul Capsis and Francis Greep

The Australian actor catches up with The Song Company's General Manager & Associate Artistic Director ahead of their performance of 'Dry My Tears' at Pier 2/3.
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20 July 2022

Alice Waten (1947-2022)

From Odessa to Ozim: a note from Richard Tognetti on the lasting legacy of his former violin teacher  “Miss Waten”.
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14 July 2022 Performances

Interview: Russell Torrance and Genevieve Lang

Why does music make us feel the way it does? What has compelled people to write music throughout history? The ABC Classic presenters explore the big questions in music ahead of their ACO An Unauthorised History of Classical Music talks.
ACO Violinist AIko Goto leading our annual ACO Academy program

01 July 2022 Musicians News

Aiko Goto on 10 years of ACO Academy

This month, ACO Violin Aiko Goto will lead the tenth instalment of ACO Academy. She reflects on her favourite moments and proudest achievements with the program to date.
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14 June 2022 Tours Musicians Music

Anna Dowsley Interview

The Australian soprano on the magic of Bach, and the power of music to communicate what can’t be put into words.
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08 June 2022 Philanthropy Music

What’s your favourite ACO memory?

Our audiences are a treasured and vital part of our story. We love hearing your favourite Australian Chamber Orchestra memories from across the years.
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01 June 2022 Music Tours Performances

The Bach Dynasty

From its 16th-century founder to Johann Sebastian Bach and beyond, the many generations of Bach composers created one of the world’s most iconic collections of music, Nicholas Kenyon writes.
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31 May 2022 Performances Tours Music

The Bach Family Tree

Behind the music, Bach was a family man who fathered 20 children, many who didn’t survive to adulthood. Of those who did survive, four became successful composers in their own right, carrying on the Bach musical legacy.