Continuo Circle



‘Life is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.’
George Bernard Shaw

Leaving a gift in your will to the ACO helps ensure that the vitality and artistic excellence that define the Orchestra will continue to delight and captivate audiences for years to come.

While enriching the future of the Orchestra, you will also enjoy the benefit of a close association with us by joining the Continuo Circle of supporters. You will be recognised by future generations through your commitment to the musical life of Australia.

Please consider supporting the ACO with a gift in your will, and make sure the Orchestra plays on for future generations.

Your bequest will make a difference.

To find out more, or to obtain sample clauses for a will, please contact Jill Colvin, Philanthropy Manager at or on (02) 8274 3835.

The ACO thanks the following people for their generous support.




Ernest Spinner
Charles Ross Adamson
The late Kerstin Lillemor Andersen
Sibilla Baer
Steven Bardy
Ruth Bell
Dave Beswick
Estate of Prof Janet Carr
Sandra Cassell
The late Mrs Moya Crane
Mrs Sandra Dent
Dr William F Downey
Leigh Emmett
The late Neil Patrick Gillies
Estate of Pauline Marie Johnston
Estate of Shirley Miller
Peter Evans
Carol Farlow
Suzanne Gleeson
Stan Harvey
Lachie Hill
The late Dr S W Jeffrey AM
Toni Kilsby & Mark McDonald
The late Mr Geoff Lee AM OAM
Mrs Judy Lee
John Mitchell
The Estate of the late Geraldine Nicoll
Selwyn M Owen
The late Josephine Paech
The late Richard Ponder
Michael Ryan & Wendy Mead
The Late Mr Geoffrey Francis Scharer
Joan & Ian Scott
Cheri Stevenson
The late Colin Enderby
The late John Nigel Holman
Leslie C. Thiess
Dr Catherine Brown-Watt PSM & Mr Derek Watt
GC & R Weir
Margaret & Ron Wright
Mark Young
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