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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.
Bach Dynasty HERO

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.
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17 May 2022 Music Performances

Timo-Veikko Valve and Aura Go on Bach and Beethoven

ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko ‘Tipi’ Valve and pianist Aura Go on their upcoming ACO Up Close program championing Bach and Beethoven, alongside a Finnish composer close to Tipi’s heart.
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02 May 2022 Tours Music

When Britten discovered the magic of Mozart

For the precociously talented young Benjamin Britten, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an inspiration who became an eternal spiritual presence. Paul Kildea explores the connections between the two composers.
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22 April 2022 Musicians Tours

'Playing the viola feels like home'

At the beginning of the pandemic, Stefanie Farrands was appointed Principal Viola for the Australian Chamber Orchestra and at last she is performing in public. She catches up with author Romy Ash.