24 August 2021 News

ACO BNP Paribas Pathway Scholarship

The Australian Chamber Orchestra and BNP Paribas are delighted to announce the two recipients of the inaugural ACO BNP Paribas Pathway Scholarship: 12-year-old Ethan Schempp and 16-year-old Aurora Beale.
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02 August 2021 News

Interview with Peter Slattery

We recently caught up with Peter Slattery from our partnering law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery to discuss music, law and lifelong learning.
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20 July 2021 News Musicians

Interview with ACO Double Bassist Maxime Bibeau

To celebrate the release of his ACO HomeCast, we sat down with ACO Principal Double Bass Maxime Bibeau to discuss Pēteris Vasks’ Bass Trip, the special 16th century instrument he performs on, and what it’s like being the only member of the ACO double bass section.

18 June 2021 Musicians News

Luminous women of the Baroque

In their own time, composers such as Barbara Strozzi, Isabella Leonarda and Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre were highly celebrated. But when they died, their reputations faded with them – until now. Kate Holden
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01 June 2021 Musicians News

An Audience of Passions with Erin Helyard and Richard Tognetti

Baroque music audiences were often noisy, but they were far from apathetic about music. Pinchgut Opera’s artistic director Erin Helyard teases out the seductions and energies of the “sordid baroque” with the ACO’s Richard Tognetti.

17 May 2021 Music Musicians Performances

Ilya Isakovich presents Borodin

Ilya Isakovic presents 'Borodin', alongside the ACO's Nikki Divall, Melissa Barnard and Maja Savnik.
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14 April 2021 Music Tours

Schubert's Nightingale

British poet George Szirtes traces how he finds meaning in mortality through Schubert’s Quintet in C major and the poetry of John Keats, both works by artists who died tragically young
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04 March 2021 Music

Music belongs to us all

Journalist and filmmaker Santilla Chingaipe on the history of Beethoven and George Bridgetower.