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LISTEN:ACO SOLOISTS

LISTEN:ACO SOLOISTS

Explore the music featured in the concert program, ahead of the national tour.

2017

Film and the Power of Music

Film and the Power of Music

UK film critic Ian Haydn Smith discusses the power of music in cinema, taking us through some of the most memorable collaborations in the process.

2018

Listen: Bach Violin Concertos

Listen: Bach Violin Concertos

Listen to the concert program playlist ahead of the national tour.

2017

Listen: Murder & Redemption Concert Program

Listen: Murder & Redemption Concert Program

Listen to the concert program playlist ahead of the national tour.

2017

Listen: Murder & Redemption

Listen: Murder & Redemption

Explore the music ahead of the national concert tour with Pekka Kuusisto, Sam Amidon and the ACO.

2017

Satu's top 10 electronic tracks

Satu's top 10 electronic tracks

We've asked ACO's Principal Violin to share with us her all-time electronic favourites.

2016

Listen: Festive Season playlist

Listen: Festive Season playlist

Immerse yourself in the festivities with our playlist! ACO staff and musicians pick their favourite songs for the holidays.

2016

Beethoven & Mozart V Streaming

Beethoven & Mozart V Streaming

Listen to the concert that captured everyone's imagination - featuring Richard Tognetti and the ACO.

2016

LISTEN: Leonskaja's Mozart Playlist

LISTEN: Leonskaja's Mozart Playlist

Check out the music program ahead of the tour.

2016

Listen: Slava, Rodrigo & Beethoven VII Playlist

Listen: Slava, Rodrigo & Beethoven VII Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national concert tour.

2016

Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney

As part of Vivid Live we join New Order as they celebrate 35 years with a special live retrospective.

2016

LISTEN: Beethoven & Mozart V Playlist

LISTEN: Beethoven & Mozart V Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national tour.

2016

What Is A Fugue?

What Is A Fugue?

We explore the style of composition - including videos of fugues performed live.

2016

Listen: Sequenza Italiana Playlist

Listen: Sequenza Italiana Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national concert tour.

2016

LISTEN: Basel Chamber Orchestra Concert Playlist

LISTEN: Basel Chamber Orchestra Concert Playlist

Listen to the program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

We take a look into some of Leonskaja's greatest performances ahead of her national concert tour.

2016

Listen: The Four Seasons

Listen: The Four Seasons

Listen to the live recording of our acclaimed program with Richard Tognetti & Joseph Tawadros.

2015

Listen: Cinemusica Playlist

Listen: Cinemusica Playlist

American Beauty, Psycho, The Shining... listen to the music program before the concert.

2016

LISTEN: Beethoven & The 21st Century Playlist

LISTEN: Beethoven & The 21st Century Playlist

A program featuring music by Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Sibelius, Beethoven and more.

2016

Chris Moore's Last Hurrah

Chris Moore's Last Hurrah

Listen to an exclusive ABC Radio interview with the intrepid violist before we bid him farewell.

2016

LISTEN: Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik

LISTEN: Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Listen to the latest instalment of ACO Sessions on Spotify: Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik.

2015

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Live

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Live

Listen to the live recording of Mozart's Last Symphonies with Richard Tognetti.

2015

Listen: Brahms 3 Concert Playlist

Listen: Brahms 3 Concert Playlist

Listen to the program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

LISTEN: Olli Mustonen Concert Playlist

LISTEN: Olli Mustonen Concert Playlist

Listen to the pieces in the Olli Mustonen program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Playlist

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Playlist

Listen to the pieces in the program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

Dawn Upshaw's Favourite Four

Dawn Upshaw's Favourite Four

Upshaw picks her favourite pieces as part of Dawn Upshaw, Elgar & Grieg.

2014

Ask a musician: non-classical music

Ask a musician: non-classical music

Richard and Sascha tell us what's on their playlist.

2015

Audio: Mostly Mendelssohn in Concert

Audio: Mostly Mendelssohn in Concert

Listen to an exclusive ABC radio audio recording of the Mostly Mendelssohn concert.

2015

Listen: Egarr & The Golden Age Playlist

Listen: Egarr & The Golden Age Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national tour.

2015

Live in the Studio: Alina Ibragimova

Live in the Studio: Alina Ibragimova

Our Guest Director leads the Orchestra through the intense fourth movement of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden.

2018

Watch: Mountain Trailer

Watch: Mountain Trailer

Watch the official trailer of Mountain, a documentary feature that explores the fear and fascination around climbing high peaks.

2017

Natalia Harvey - 2017 Emerging Artists

Natalia Harvey - 2017 Emerging Artists

Watch 2017 Emerging Artist Natalia Harvey's video portrait by NIDA student Rachel Kerry.

2017

Dark with Excessive Bright

Dark with Excessive Bright

A short film that shines light on the creative process that goes into newly commissioned music.

2018

WATCH: Missy & Max Collaboration

WATCH: Missy & Max Collaboration

The beginnings of a short feature focusing on the collaboration between composer Missy Mazzoli and our Principal Bass Max.

2018

2017 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

2017 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

Get to know our Emerging Artists in these video portraits from NIDA's emerging directors.

2017

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays CPE Bach's Flute Sonata

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays CPE Bach's Flute Sonata

Emmanuel Pahud gives us a snippet of CPE Bach's Flute Sonata.

2017

WATCH: 2018 Season In Conversation

WATCH: 2018 Season In Conversation

Richard Tognetti discusses the 2018 Season with our Managing Director Richard Evans

2017

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays Debussy's 'Syrinx'

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays Debussy's 'Syrinx'

Emmanuel Pahud gives us a snippet of Debussy's 'Syrinx'.

2017

Live in the Studio: Bach Violin Concertos

Live in the Studio: Bach Violin Concertos

Watch a behind-the-scenes video of Richard, Helena and the orchestra rehearsing Bach's Concerto for Two Violins in D minor.

2017

Watch: Pahud and Tognetti in Conversation

Watch: Pahud and Tognetti in Conversation

Richard Tognetti and Emmanuel Pahud take a break between rehearsals to discuss their first encounter, upcoming program, and dedication to enriching music.

2017

Ilya Visits J&A Beare's

Ilya Visits J&A Beare's

Violinist Ilya Isakovich returned to J&A Beare’s in London to discuss the ACO Instrument Fund’s 1728/29 Stradivari Violin.

2018

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on Mozart

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on Mozart

Kristian Bezuidenhout discusses his concerto for Intimate Mozart.

2017

Live in the Studio: Emmanuel Pahud

Live in the Studio: Emmanuel Pahud

See this early rehearsal footage of Emmanuel Pahud playing Richard Tognetti's arrangement of Frank's Sonata for Flute & Strings with the Orchestra.

2017

Satu Performs Locatelli's Harmonic Labyrinth

Satu Performs Locatelli's Harmonic Labyrinth

Our Principal Violin takes on Locatelli's notoriously complex concerto.

2018

Alina Ibragimova in Conversation

Alina Ibragimova in Conversation

Alina Ibragimova discusses the program she’s put together for Death and the Maiden.

2018

Watch: In Conversation with James Ledger

Watch: In Conversation with James Ledger

Discover the motivation and challenges behind musical composition with James Ledger.

2017

Watch: Mountain Audience Impressions

Watch: Mountain Audience Impressions

The world premiere audience share their impressions of our Mountain collaboration.

2017

Pekka on ACO Collective's WA Tour

Pekka on ACO Collective's WA Tour

Pekka Kuusisto discusses the upcoming ACO Collective tour of regional WA, which includes Vaughan Williams' much loved "The Lark Ascending".

2018

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on the ACO

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on the ACO

Kristian Bezuidenhout on performing with the ACO.

2017

Rollin Zhao - 2017 Emerging Artists

Rollin Zhao - 2017 Emerging Artists

Watch 2017 Emerging Artist Rollin Zhao's video portrait by NIDA student Sarah Hadley.

2017

Nicole Car in Conversation

Nicole Car in Conversation

Nicole Car discusses her upcoming tour with the ACO.

2018

Watch: Mountain Behind the scenes with Richard Tognetti

Watch: Mountain Behind the scenes with Richard Tognetti

Richard discusses the genesis of this cinematic and musical odyssey.

2017

Watch: Mountain Pre-Show Expectations

Watch: Mountain Pre-Show Expectations

The world premiere audience share their expectations prior to watching the Mountain premiere.

2017

Tipi performs Debussy's Sonata for Cello

Tipi performs Debussy's Sonata for Cello

Revisit Principal Cello Timo-Veikko 'Tipi' Valve's performance of Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano.

2018

Kyla Matsuura-Miller - 2017 Emerging Artists

Kyla Matsuura-Miller - 2017 Emerging Artists

Watch 2017 Emerging Artist Kyla Matsuura-Miller's video portrait by NIDA student Shannan Ely.

2017

Watch: Bach's The Art Of Fugue

Watch: Bach's The Art Of Fugue

An exhilarating performance of Bach's Contrapunctus 1-4 from the composer's 'The Art of Fugue'.

2017

Watch: Pekka On Murder & Redemption

Watch: Pekka On Murder & Redemption

We’ve caught up with Pekka Kuusisto ahead of his Murder & Redemption tour.

2017

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto on Shaker Loops

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto on Shaker Loops

Pekka describes what it takes to perform John Adams' seminal piece Shaker Loops.

2017

Watch: Pekka on Folk Music

Watch: Pekka on Folk Music

Pekka Kuusisto gives us a little taster of what to expect for Murder & Redemption.

2017

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto’s hilarious Proms encore

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto’s hilarious Proms encore

The fiddler had the Proms audience on its feet with a spirited Finnish folk song.

2016

Watch: ACO Move

Watch: ACO Move

Our National Education Program also helps support ACO Move.

2016

Watch: Bach Orchestral Suite No.1 in C major

Watch: Bach Orchestral Suite No.1 in C major

See Richard Tognetti and the ACO rehearse an excerpt of the composer's elaborate work.

2016

WATCH: Julia Lezhneva

WATCH: Julia Lezhneva

Explore some of the singing sensation's most memorable performances.

2016

Sollima Versus Sollima

Sollima Versus Sollima

The intrepid Sicilian cellist sits down at the ACO Studio and performs with familiar guests.

2016

2016 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

2016 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

An exciting collaboration with NIDA MFA (Directing) Program.

2016

Live: Beethoven & Mozart V

Live: Beethoven & Mozart V

Our critically acclaimed concert featuring Richard Tognetti and the ACO at the Sydney Opera House.

2016

Beethoven Grosse Fuge: Live In The Studio

Beethoven Grosse Fuge: Live In The Studio

Richard Tognetti and the ACO rehearse one of the composer's masterpieces.

2016

What Is A Fugue?

What Is A Fugue?

We explore the style of composition - including videos of fugues performed live.

2016

Tognetti: Beethoven's String Quartets

Tognetti: Beethoven's String Quartets

A very personal take on the masterworks from a musical genius.

2016

Reflections On Gallipoli

Reflections On Gallipoli

Watch the Helpmann Award-winning concert, a heartfelt exploration of our ANZAC story.

2017

Watch: Sollima & His Cello

Watch: Sollima & His Cello

We delve into some of the firebrand cellist's incredible live performances.

2016

Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret

Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret

Barry Humphries & Meow Meow are set to join the ACO in London and Edinburgh.

2016

Live In The Studio: Cinemusica

Live In The Studio: Cinemusica

Timothy Constable, Synergy Percussion, Bobby Singh and the ACO rehearse Cinemusica for the first time.

2016

WATCH: Percussion Classics

WATCH: Percussion Classics

Explore some of the classical world's most exciting percussion pieces.

2016

Live In The Studio: Beethoven's 'Serioso'

Live In The Studio: Beethoven's 'Serioso'

Pekka Kuusisto & ACO Collective rehearse Beethoven's spellbinding String Quartet.

2016

Concert Introduction: Basel Chamber Orchestra

Concert Introduction: Basel Chamber Orchestra

ACO cellist Julian Thompson on the concert featuring Sol Gabetta and the Basel Chamber Orchestra.

2015

Keeping In Time With The Reef

Keeping In Time With The Reef

How do musicians keep in time with the footage during the live concert? Find out here...

2016

WATCH: Richard Tognetti's 'Hypnosis'

WATCH: Richard Tognetti's 'Hypnosis'

An excerpt of The Reef featuring a new composition by Richard Tognetti - vocals by Satu Vänskä.

2016

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

We take a look into some of Leonskaja's greatest performances ahead of her national concert tour.

2016

WATCH: Beethoven & The 21st Century

WATCH: Beethoven & The 21st Century

Full live performance at Sydney Opera House.

2016

WATCH: The Lark Ascending Live

WATCH: The Lark Ascending Live

Watch Richard Tognetti, the ACO & guests perform Vaughan Williams' 'The Lark Ascending'.

2015

Tawadros Brothers

Tawadros Brothers

Bringing new musical horizons to Vivaldi’s masterpiece.

2015

WATCH: The Reef (Revisited)

WATCH: The Reef (Revisited)

An excerpt of a brand new cut featuring Rachmaninov's Vocalise.

2016

Top 5: Classical Music in Films

Top 5: Classical Music in Films

Explore our Top 5 Classical Music moments in Films.

2016

WATCH: Pekka Kuusisto

WATCH: Pekka Kuusisto

A video guide to the Finnish fiddler’s musical feats.

2016

Live in the Studio: Mozart's 'Jupiter'

Live in the Studio: Mozart's 'Jupiter'

Watch the last rehearsal ahead of the Mozart's Last Symphonies tour.

2015

Brahms' Influence on Popular Culture

Brahms' Influence on Popular Culture

A fun take on the ever-popular and omnipresent work of a musical genius.

2015

Max and His 16th-Century Double Bass

Max and His 16th-Century Double Bass

ACO Principal Double Bassist and the story behind the Gasparo da Salò double bass

2015

Live in the Studio: Susan Graham

Live in the Studio: Susan Graham

The world's finest mezzo-soprano rehearses Ravel ahead of our national concert tour.

2015

Satu Vänskä plays Bach’s Violin Concerto

Satu Vänskä plays Bach’s Violin Concerto

A magnificent concerto coming to our main stage season.

2015

Formidable Musicians, Idiosyncratic Styles

Formidable Musicians, Idiosyncratic Styles

A non-exhaustive list of musicians with formidable technique and idiosyncratic style.

2015

Live in the Studio: Reflections on Gallipoli

Live in the Studio: Reflections on Gallipoli

Watch the last rehearsal before the national concert tour.

2015

Live in the Studio: Olli Mustonen

Live in the Studio: Olli Mustonen

Watch the last rehearsals ahead of the Olli Mustonen, Bach & Shostakovich tour.

2015

Live in the Studio: Brahms' Third Symphony

Live in the Studio: Brahms' Third Symphony

Watch the orchestra as they put the final touches on Brahms' masterpiece.

2015

ACO Emerging Artists

ACO Emerging Artists

Meet our EA Doretta Balkizas.

2013

Live in the Studio: Piano Quintets

Live in the Studio: Piano Quintets

Watch the ACO and guests as they rehearse ahead of their concerts.

2014

Classical meets pop

Classical meets pop

We revisit our favourite fusions of classical and pop music.

2014

Vivaldi's Travelator

Vivaldi's Travelator

What happens when ACO musicians and a troupe of dancers are let loose at the airport?

2015

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto: Stefan Jackiw

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto: Stefan Jackiw

Wacth the violin virtuoso play the piece that made him famous.

2015

Egarr & The Golden Age Concert Introduction

Egarr & The Golden Age Concert Introduction

Watch Tipi take us through the program - plus Satu plays Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor.

2015

Satu Vänskä: A French Celebration

Satu Vänskä: A French Celebration

Our Principal Violin takes us through the program chosen by Susan Graham.

2015

Video: Brahms 3 Concert Introduction

Video: Brahms 3 Concert Introduction

Our Principal Viola Chris Moore takes us through the concert program.

2015

Trailer: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante

Trailer: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante

A grand program featuring seminal works in the classical repertoire.

2015

Concert Introduction: Tipi and Satu on Olli Mustonen

Concert Introduction: Tipi and Satu on Olli Mustonen

Tipi's thoughts on the concert program. Satu plays Shostakovich.

2015

Trailer: Olli Mustonen, Bach & Shostakovich

Trailer: Olli Mustonen, Bach & Shostakovich

Watch the trailer for Olli Mustonen's national tour concerts.

2015

Tognetti Introduces Mozart's Last Symphonies

Tognetti Introduces Mozart's Last Symphonies

"Mozart's last three symphonies are among the greatest things ever written."

2015

LISTEN:ACO SOLOISTS

LISTEN:ACO SOLOISTS

Explore the music featured in the concert program, ahead of the national tour.

2017

Film and the Power of Music

Film and the Power of Music

UK film critic Ian Haydn Smith discusses the power of music in cinema, taking us through some of the most memorable collaborations in the process.

2018

Listen: Bach Violin Concertos

Listen: Bach Violin Concertos

Listen to the concert program playlist ahead of the national tour.

2017

Listen: Murder & Redemption Concert Program

Listen: Murder & Redemption Concert Program

Listen to the concert program playlist ahead of the national tour.

2017

Listen: Murder & Redemption

Listen: Murder & Redemption

Explore the music ahead of the national concert tour with Pekka Kuusisto, Sam Amidon and the ACO.

2017

Satu's top 10 electronic tracks

Satu's top 10 electronic tracks

We've asked ACO's Principal Violin to share with us her all-time electronic favourites.

2016

Listen: Festive Season playlist

Listen: Festive Season playlist

Immerse yourself in the festivities with our playlist! ACO staff and musicians pick their favourite songs for the holidays.

2016

Beethoven & Mozart V Streaming

Beethoven & Mozart V Streaming

Listen to the concert that captured everyone's imagination - featuring Richard Tognetti and the ACO.

2016

LISTEN: Leonskaja's Mozart Playlist

LISTEN: Leonskaja's Mozart Playlist

Check out the music program ahead of the tour.

2016

Listen: Slava, Rodrigo & Beethoven VII Playlist

Listen: Slava, Rodrigo & Beethoven VII Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national concert tour.

2016

Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney

As part of Vivid Live we join New Order as they celebrate 35 years with a special live retrospective.

2016

LISTEN: Beethoven & Mozart V Playlist

LISTEN: Beethoven & Mozart V Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national tour.

2016

What Is A Fugue?

What Is A Fugue?

We explore the style of composition - including videos of fugues performed live.

2016

Listen: Sequenza Italiana Playlist

Listen: Sequenza Italiana Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national concert tour.

2016

LISTEN: Basel Chamber Orchestra Concert Playlist

LISTEN: Basel Chamber Orchestra Concert Playlist

Listen to the program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

We take a look into some of Leonskaja's greatest performances ahead of her national concert tour.

2016

Listen: The Four Seasons

Listen: The Four Seasons

Listen to the live recording of our acclaimed program with Richard Tognetti & Joseph Tawadros.

2015

Listen: Cinemusica Playlist

Listen: Cinemusica Playlist

American Beauty, Psycho, The Shining... listen to the music program before the concert.

2016

LISTEN: Beethoven & The 21st Century Playlist

LISTEN: Beethoven & The 21st Century Playlist

A program featuring music by Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Sibelius, Beethoven and more.

2016

Chris Moore's Last Hurrah

Chris Moore's Last Hurrah

Listen to an exclusive ABC Radio interview with the intrepid violist before we bid him farewell.

2016

LISTEN: Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik

LISTEN: Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Listen to the latest instalment of ACO Sessions on Spotify: Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik.

2015

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Live

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Live

Listen to the live recording of Mozart's Last Symphonies with Richard Tognetti.

2015

Listen: Brahms 3 Concert Playlist

Listen: Brahms 3 Concert Playlist

Listen to the program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

LISTEN: Olli Mustonen Concert Playlist

LISTEN: Olli Mustonen Concert Playlist

Listen to the pieces in the Olli Mustonen program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Playlist

Listen: Mozart's Last Symphonies Playlist

Listen to the pieces in the program ahead of the national concert tour.

2015

Dawn Upshaw's Favourite Four

Dawn Upshaw's Favourite Four

Upshaw picks her favourite pieces as part of Dawn Upshaw, Elgar & Grieg.

2014

Ask a musician: non-classical music

Ask a musician: non-classical music

Richard and Sascha tell us what's on their playlist.

2015

Audio: Mostly Mendelssohn in Concert

Audio: Mostly Mendelssohn in Concert

Listen to an exclusive ABC radio audio recording of the Mostly Mendelssohn concert.

2015

Listen: Egarr & The Golden Age Playlist

Listen: Egarr & The Golden Age Playlist

Listen to the concert program ahead of the national tour.

2015

Live in the Studio: Alina Ibragimova

Live in the Studio: Alina Ibragimova

Our Guest Director leads the Orchestra through the intense fourth movement of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden.

2018

Watch: Mountain Trailer

Watch: Mountain Trailer

Watch the official trailer of Mountain, a documentary feature that explores the fear and fascination around climbing high peaks.

2017

Natalia Harvey - 2017 Emerging Artists

Natalia Harvey - 2017 Emerging Artists

Watch 2017 Emerging Artist Natalia Harvey's video portrait by NIDA student Rachel Kerry.

2017

Dark with Excessive Bright

Dark with Excessive Bright

A short film that shines light on the creative process that goes into newly commissioned music.

2018

WATCH: Missy & Max Collaboration

WATCH: Missy & Max Collaboration

The beginnings of a short feature focusing on the collaboration between composer Missy Mazzoli and our Principal Bass Max.

2018

2017 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

2017 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

Get to know our Emerging Artists in these video portraits from NIDA's emerging directors.

2017

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays CPE Bach's Flute Sonata

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays CPE Bach's Flute Sonata

Emmanuel Pahud gives us a snippet of CPE Bach's Flute Sonata.

2017

WATCH: 2018 Season In Conversation

WATCH: 2018 Season In Conversation

Richard Tognetti discusses the 2018 Season with our Managing Director Richard Evans

2017

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays Debussy's 'Syrinx'

WATCH: Emmanuel Pahud Plays Debussy's 'Syrinx'

Emmanuel Pahud gives us a snippet of Debussy's 'Syrinx'.

2017

Live in the Studio: Bach Violin Concertos

Live in the Studio: Bach Violin Concertos

Watch a behind-the-scenes video of Richard, Helena and the orchestra rehearsing Bach's Concerto for Two Violins in D minor.

2017

Watch: Pahud and Tognetti in Conversation

Watch: Pahud and Tognetti in Conversation

Richard Tognetti and Emmanuel Pahud take a break between rehearsals to discuss their first encounter, upcoming program, and dedication to enriching music.

2017

Ilya Visits J&A Beare's

Ilya Visits J&A Beare's

Violinist Ilya Isakovich returned to J&A Beare’s in London to discuss the ACO Instrument Fund’s 1728/29 Stradivari Violin.

2018

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on Mozart

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on Mozart

Kristian Bezuidenhout discusses his concerto for Intimate Mozart.

2017

Live in the Studio: Emmanuel Pahud

Live in the Studio: Emmanuel Pahud

See this early rehearsal footage of Emmanuel Pahud playing Richard Tognetti's arrangement of Frank's Sonata for Flute & Strings with the Orchestra.

2017

Satu Performs Locatelli's Harmonic Labyrinth

Satu Performs Locatelli's Harmonic Labyrinth

Our Principal Violin takes on Locatelli's notoriously complex concerto.

2018

Alina Ibragimova in Conversation

Alina Ibragimova in Conversation

Alina Ibragimova discusses the program she’s put together for Death and the Maiden.

2018

Watch: In Conversation with James Ledger

Watch: In Conversation with James Ledger

Discover the motivation and challenges behind musical composition with James Ledger.

2017

Watch: Mountain Audience Impressions

Watch: Mountain Audience Impressions

The world premiere audience share their impressions of our Mountain collaboration.

2017

Pekka on ACO Collective's WA Tour

Pekka on ACO Collective's WA Tour

Pekka Kuusisto discusses the upcoming ACO Collective tour of regional WA, which includes Vaughan Williams' much loved "The Lark Ascending".

2018

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on the ACO

WATCH: Kristian Bezuidenhout on the ACO

Kristian Bezuidenhout on performing with the ACO.

2017

Rollin Zhao - 2017 Emerging Artists

Rollin Zhao - 2017 Emerging Artists

Watch 2017 Emerging Artist Rollin Zhao's video portrait by NIDA student Sarah Hadley.

2017

Nicole Car in Conversation

Nicole Car in Conversation

Nicole Car discusses her upcoming tour with the ACO.

2018

Watch: Mountain Behind the scenes with Richard Tognetti

Watch: Mountain Behind the scenes with Richard Tognetti

Richard discusses the genesis of this cinematic and musical odyssey.

2017

Watch: Mountain Pre-Show Expectations

Watch: Mountain Pre-Show Expectations

The world premiere audience share their expectations prior to watching the Mountain premiere.

2017

Tipi performs Debussy's Sonata for Cello

Tipi performs Debussy's Sonata for Cello

Revisit Principal Cello Timo-Veikko 'Tipi' Valve's performance of Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano.

2018

Kyla Matsuura-Miller - 2017 Emerging Artists

Kyla Matsuura-Miller - 2017 Emerging Artists

Watch 2017 Emerging Artist Kyla Matsuura-Miller's video portrait by NIDA student Shannan Ely.

2017

Watch: Bach's The Art Of Fugue

Watch: Bach's The Art Of Fugue

An exhilarating performance of Bach's Contrapunctus 1-4 from the composer's 'The Art of Fugue'.

2017

Watch: Pekka On Murder & Redemption

Watch: Pekka On Murder & Redemption

We’ve caught up with Pekka Kuusisto ahead of his Murder & Redemption tour.

2017

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto on Shaker Loops

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto on Shaker Loops

Pekka describes what it takes to perform John Adams' seminal piece Shaker Loops.

2017

Watch: Pekka on Folk Music

Watch: Pekka on Folk Music

Pekka Kuusisto gives us a little taster of what to expect for Murder & Redemption.

2017

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto’s hilarious Proms encore

Watch: Pekka Kuusisto’s hilarious Proms encore

The fiddler had the Proms audience on its feet with a spirited Finnish folk song.

2016

Watch: ACO Move

Watch: ACO Move

Our National Education Program also helps support ACO Move.

2016

Watch: Bach Orchestral Suite No.1 in C major

Watch: Bach Orchestral Suite No.1 in C major

See Richard Tognetti and the ACO rehearse an excerpt of the composer's elaborate work.

2016

WATCH: Julia Lezhneva

WATCH: Julia Lezhneva

Explore some of the singing sensation's most memorable performances.

2016

Sollima Versus Sollima

Sollima Versus Sollima

The intrepid Sicilian cellist sits down at the ACO Studio and performs with familiar guests.

2016

2016 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

2016 Emerging Artists: Video Portraits

An exciting collaboration with NIDA MFA (Directing) Program.

2016

Live: Beethoven & Mozart V

Live: Beethoven & Mozart V

Our critically acclaimed concert featuring Richard Tognetti and the ACO at the Sydney Opera House.

2016

Beethoven Grosse Fuge: Live In The Studio

Beethoven Grosse Fuge: Live In The Studio

Richard Tognetti and the ACO rehearse one of the composer's masterpieces.

2016

What Is A Fugue?

What Is A Fugue?

We explore the style of composition - including videos of fugues performed live.

2016

Tognetti: Beethoven's String Quartets

Tognetti: Beethoven's String Quartets

A very personal take on the masterworks from a musical genius.

2016

Reflections On Gallipoli

Reflections On Gallipoli

Watch the Helpmann Award-winning concert, a heartfelt exploration of our ANZAC story.

2017

Watch: Sollima & His Cello

Watch: Sollima & His Cello

We delve into some of the firebrand cellist's incredible live performances.

2016

Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret

Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret

Barry Humphries & Meow Meow are set to join the ACO in London and Edinburgh.

2016

Live In The Studio: Cinemusica

Live In The Studio: Cinemusica

Timothy Constable, Synergy Percussion, Bobby Singh and the ACO rehearse Cinemusica for the first time.

2016

WATCH: Percussion Classics

WATCH: Percussion Classics

Explore some of the classical world's most exciting percussion pieces.

2016

Live In The Studio: Beethoven's 'Serioso'

Live In The Studio: Beethoven's 'Serioso'

Pekka Kuusisto & ACO Collective rehearse Beethoven's spellbinding String Quartet.

2016

Concert Introduction: Basel Chamber Orchestra

Concert Introduction: Basel Chamber Orchestra

ACO cellist Julian Thompson on the concert featuring Sol Gabetta and the Basel Chamber Orchestra.

2015

Keeping In Time With The Reef

Keeping In Time With The Reef

How do musicians keep in time with the footage during the live concert? Find out here...

2016

WATCH: Richard Tognetti's 'Hypnosis'

WATCH: Richard Tognetti's 'Hypnosis'

An excerpt of The Reef featuring a new composition by Richard Tognetti - vocals by Satu Vänskä.

2016

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

WATCH: Elisabeth Leonskaja

We take a look into some of Leonskaja's greatest performances ahead of her national concert tour.

2016

WATCH: Beethoven & The 21st Century

WATCH: Beethoven & The 21st Century

Full live performance at Sydney Opera House.

2016

WATCH: The Lark Ascending Live

WATCH: The Lark Ascending Live

Watch Richard Tognetti, the ACO & guests perform Vaughan Williams' 'The Lark Ascending'.

2015

Tawadros Brothers

Tawadros Brothers

Bringing new musical horizons to Vivaldi’s masterpiece.

2015

WATCH: The Reef (Revisited)

WATCH: The Reef (Revisited)

An excerpt of a brand new cut featuring Rachmaninov's Vocalise.

2016

Top 5: Classical Music in Films

Top 5: Classical Music in Films

Explore our Top 5 Classical Music moments in Films.

2016

WATCH: Pekka Kuusisto

WATCH: Pekka Kuusisto

A video guide to the Finnish fiddler’s musical feats.

2016

Live in the Studio: Mozart's 'Jupiter'

Live in the Studio: Mozart's 'Jupiter'

Watch the last rehearsal ahead of the Mozart's Last Symphonies tour.

2015

Brahms' Influence on Popular Culture

Brahms' Influence on Popular Culture

A fun take on the ever-popular and omnipresent work of a musical genius.

2015

Max and His 16th-Century Double Bass

Max and His 16th-Century Double Bass

ACO Principal Double Bassist and the story behind the Gasparo da Salò double bass

2015

Live in the Studio: Susan Graham

Live in the Studio: Susan Graham

The world's finest mezzo-soprano rehearses Ravel ahead of our national concert tour.

2015

Satu Vänskä plays Bach’s Violin Concerto

Satu Vänskä plays Bach’s Violin Concerto

A magnificent concerto coming to our main stage season.

2015

Formidable Musicians, Idiosyncratic Styles

Formidable Musicians, Idiosyncratic Styles

A non-exhaustive list of musicians with formidable technique and idiosyncratic style.

2015

Live in the Studio: Reflections on Gallipoli

Live in the Studio: Reflections on Gallipoli

Watch the last rehearsal before the national concert tour.

2015

Live in the Studio: Olli Mustonen

Live in the Studio: Olli Mustonen

Watch the last rehearsals ahead of the Olli Mustonen, Bach & Shostakovich tour.

2015

Live in the Studio: Brahms' Third Symphony

Live in the Studio: Brahms' Third Symphony

Watch the orchestra as they put the final touches on Brahms' masterpiece.

2015

ACO Emerging Artists

ACO Emerging Artists

Meet our EA Doretta Balkizas.

2013

Live in the Studio: Piano Quintets

Live in the Studio: Piano Quintets

Watch the ACO and guests as they rehearse ahead of their concerts.

2014

Classical meets pop

Classical meets pop

We revisit our favourite fusions of classical and pop music.

2014

Vivaldi's Travelator

Vivaldi's Travelator

What happens when ACO musicians and a troupe of dancers are let loose at the airport?

2015

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto: Stefan Jackiw

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto: Stefan Jackiw

Wacth the violin virtuoso play the piece that made him famous.

2015

Egarr & The Golden Age Concert Introduction

Egarr & The Golden Age Concert Introduction

Watch Tipi take us through the program - plus Satu plays Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor.

2015

Satu Vänskä: A French Celebration

Satu Vänskä: A French Celebration

Our Principal Violin takes us through the program chosen by Susan Graham.

2015

Video: Brahms 3 Concert Introduction

Video: Brahms 3 Concert Introduction

Our Principal Viola Chris Moore takes us through the concert program.

2015

Trailer: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante

Trailer: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante

A grand program featuring seminal works in the classical repertoire.

2015

Concert Introduction: Tipi and Satu on Olli Mustonen

Concert Introduction: Tipi and Satu on Olli Mustonen

Tipi's thoughts on the concert program. Satu plays Shostakovich.

2015

Trailer: Olli Mustonen, Bach & Shostakovich

Trailer: Olli Mustonen, Bach & Shostakovich

Watch the trailer for Olli Mustonen's national tour concerts.

2015

Tognetti Introduces Mozart's Last Symphonies

Tognetti Introduces Mozart's Last Symphonies

"Mozart's last three symphonies are among the greatest things ever written."

2015