ACO Christmas Gifts

Gift an ACO experience this festival season

Looking for special experiences to gift this Christmas? Look no further: from live concerts to beloved recordings, we have some special ACO magic for everyone.


We’re celebrating the arrival of the festive season with a virtual ACO Advent Calendar of stories and gift ideas, designed to help you with stocking fillers and last-minute presents for you and the special people in your lives.

Below are 13 ideas - from ticket offers, to suggestions of the ideal night out - from us to you, to help you plan some festive giving as the year draws to a close.

Season's greetings from all of us at the ACO. 


For: the concert-goer in your life

1. The versatile ACO Gift Voucher

If they love the ACO, or nights out with live music, you can get the job done with an ACO Gift Voucher. Easy to buy online, an ACO Gift Voucher will spoil your loved ones with their choice of ACO performances, ACO events at our Pier 2/3 home and more.
For the love of music

For: a laugh-a-minute night out

2. Tickets to 'For the Love of Music with Chat 10 Looks 3'

In April, Chat 10 Looks 3 hosts Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb will join Richard Tognetti and the Orchestra in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for an evening of music, laughter and revelations. Get tickets for you and a lucky date for the night.
River i_Credit Nic Walker_2MB

For: the film-lover

3. 20% off tickets to see 'River' live in concert

Treat yourself and a friend to our film tribute to the power of rivers, and how their impact on the Earth's climate is being radically altered by human intervention. 20% off with promo code WATER.
An image of the ACO's Water / Night Music vinyl

For: the analogue indie lover in your life

4. Signed Jonny Greenwood 'Water' vinyl

Indie darling Jonny Greenwood composed Water for the ACO in 2014, and it's ours to keep forever on vinylCall ACO Box Office on 1800 444 444 to buy a copy signed by Richard Tognetti, for only $20+pp.


For: a luxury weekend with art and wine

5. Tickets to TarraWarra Festival

Richard Tognetti and the ACO are returning to TarraWarra Museum of Art in Victoria for our annual festival of music, art and wine, in May. Tickets to this weekend escape would be a special treat for someone you love.
ACO 2024

For: the forward-planner

6. Great savings on packages of multiple 2024 ACO concerts

Some of us just love to plan ahead. If you know a person or two like that, let us help you with our 2024 Season subscription packages of three or more concerts - a Christmas gift that will keep giving throughout the year.
SUBS 2_Emperor V2

For: piano enthusiasts

7. Tickets to experience Kristian Bezuidenhout in 'Beethoven's Emperor'

Treat yourself and a friend, or a loved one and their choice of guest, to the concert hall of Beethoven’s time. Kristian Bezuidenhout is bringing us a joyful celebration of the classical great's keyboard works, and those that inspired them.
Music and Movement classes

For: the little music lovers in our lives

8. ACO Music & Movement classes

What gift beats early access to the joy of music? ACO Music & Movement classes are weekly sessions designed for 2.5-5 year-olds to get moving while being introduced to the foundations of music-making.
Beethoven Symphonies 1, 2 & 3 'Eroica'

For: the heroic listener

9. Our new recording of 'Beethoven Symphonies 1, 2 & 3 Eroica'

In our new album Beethoven Symphonies 1, 2 & 3 Eroica, Richard Tognetti and the ACO present thrilling live performances of Beethoven’s effervescent Symphony No.1 and spirited Symphony No.2, paving the way for the magnificent ‘Eroica’ Symphony.
Indies and Idols on ABC Classics

For: multi-genre music-lovers

10. Our ARIA Award-winning recording of 'Indies & Idols'

Indies & Idols is a mind-bending, ear-twisting, richly rewarding musical experience like few others. Treat yourself to a focused session streaming this ARIA Award-winning live recording of our 2019 concert tour, or treat a loved one to the hardcopy.
Sydney Opera House_Concert Hall 2022_Nic Walker

For: The Sydney-sider looking for nights out at the Sydney Opera House

11. A special $129 two-concert Sydney subscription

Whether it’s a treat for yourself or a Christmas gift for a loved one, start your 2024 with the ACO. We've crafted a special two-concert subscription starting at $129, to see River and Beethoven's Emperor at the iconic Sydney Opera House in 2024.
Pier 23 Nielson 1

For: making a big gesture or leaving a legacy

12. Dedicate a chair to them at our venue, ACO Pier 2/3

Did you know… you can buy a fixed or loose seat in our custom-built concert hall, The Neilson, and dedicate it in somebody’s name? So whether you’ve got some making up to do, or you want to say something special with a big gesture, this could be it.
Tyrrell’s wine

For: wine-lovers and entertainers

13. Tyrrell’s mystery pack offer

Our partner Tyrrell’s is giving ACO customers the opportunity to receive a mystery mix of special bottles from their private cellar. The vintages span from 2009 to 2023, depending on chosen pack, and each case contains a mix of reds and whites. From $220.