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Opening Festival at Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct

The ACO celebrates the opening of its new home with special guests including William Barton, Jimmy Barnes, Jane Campion, Omar Musa, Genevieve Lacey, Slava Grigoryan and more.

29 April - 1 May 2022

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We celebrate the opening of our spectacular new home at Pier 2/3 with a full weekend of festivities, including thrilling live concerts, digital live streams, boundary-pushing collaborations, stimulating talks, engaging family shows, free events and more.  

In keeping with our collaborative spirit, we will be joined by iconic artists and close friends of the Orchestra including didgeridoo virtuoso, singer and composer William Barton, singer/songwriter Jimmy Barnes, filmmaker Jane Campion, poet, musician and artist Omar Musa, guitarist Slava Grigoryan, pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska and actors from Sydney Theatre Company.


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Discover all events taking place across the festival weekend below.



Opening Festival Partner

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