Upcoming Performances

Browse upcoming Australian Chamber Orchestra performances, tours, festivals and special events, as well as events presented at our venue, ACO Pier 2/3.

2024 Events

Music and Movement classes
  • Pier 23
  • ACO Families

ACO Music & Movement

5 Feb - 25 Mar 2024

Join us for weekly music classes designed for 2.5 – 5 year olds, expertly led and based on well-founded music education principles at our ACO Pier 2/3 venue in Sydney’s Walsh Bay Arts Precinct.
Beethoven's Emperor
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • National Concert Season

Beethoven's Emperor

9 - 24 March 2024

Step into the concert hall of Beethoven’s time in this joyful celebration directed by pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout.
Kristian Bezuidenhout
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 ACO

ACO Up Close: Kristian Bezuidenhout solo

15 March 2024

Pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout performs an intimate recital of music by Mozart, Beethoven and more at ACO Pier 2/3 in Sydney.
Family DAY
  • ACO Families
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 ACO

ACO Family Day

17 March 2024

Bring the whole family to ACO Pier 2/3 to experience a classical music concert and try a string instrument.
Luminescence Chamber Singers Glass Heart
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Luminescence Chamber Singers: Glass Heart

20 March 2024

Luminescence Chamber Singers present a concert delving into 500 years of love songs and break-up anthems - from Monteverdi’s monumental 'Sestina' to music by Sting and the Wailin’ Jennys.
Ensemble Offspring Psychedelic Frenzy
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Ensemble Offspring: Psychedelic Frenzy

23 March 2024

Ensemble Offspring presents a performance that seamlessly blends classical, minimalist and spectral music with elements of electronica, rock and pop culture.
For the love of music
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • Special Event

For the Love of Music with Chat 10 Looks 3

8 - 12 April 2024

Chat 10 Looks 3 meets the Australian Chamber Orchestra when Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales join Richard Tognetti and the ACO for an evening of music, laughter and revelations.
Richard Tognetti
  • International Tour
  • Special Event

Richard Tognetti and the ACO at Café Carlyle

16 - 20 April 2024

Members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra return to New York's Café Carlyle for a five-night residency in April.
Stefanie Farrands
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 ACO

ACO Up Close: Beethoven Arranged

20 - 22 April 2024

Two intimate arrangements of music by Beethoven, unearthed from the composer’s own lifetime, presented at ACO Pier 2/3 in Sydney, and Melbourne Recital Centre's Primrose Potter Salon.
TarraWarra Museum of Art
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • Festival

TarraWarra Festival 2024

4 - 5 May 2024

Join Richard Tognetti and the ACO at our annual festival at TarraWarra Museum of Art in Victoria.
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  • ACO 2024 Season
  • ACO Collective
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 ACO

ACO Collective: The Lark Ascending

7 - 18 May 2024

A concert that will set your heart soaring with music full of beauty and spirit, directed by Principal Violin Helena Rathbone.
Mahler's Song of the Earth
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • National Concert Season

Mahler's Song of the Earth

12 - 26 May 2024

Stuart Skelton and Catherine Carby star in this extraordinary encounter with Mahler’s monumental song cycle, directed by Richard Tognetti.
Cyrus Meurant
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Cyrus Meurant: Chamber Works

16 May 2024

Composer Cyrus Meurant presents a recital of his chamber works in The Studio at ACO Pier 2/3.
Synergy Percussion, Assembly
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Synergy Percussion: Assembly

18 May 2024

Percussion Australia presents a concert taking us on an evening-length journey of sound and theatrics, through the virtuosic possibilities of found and everyday objects.
Nicolas Altstaedt
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • National Concert Season

Altstaedt Plays Haydn & Tchaikovsky

14 - 30 June 2024

The world-renowned cellist and master storyteller makes his ACO debut as soloist and guest director.
How to Catch a Star
  • Schools Event

ACO Schools: How To Catch A Star

2 - 4 July 2024

Experience Oliver Jeffers’ magical children’s book brought to life on stage with live music performed by ACO musicians.
How to Catch a Star
  • ACO Families
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 ACO

ACO Families: How To Catch A Star

6 - 11 July 2024

Experience Oliver Jeffers’ magical children’s book brought to life on stage with live music performed by ACO musicians.
Omega Ensemble: Alchymia
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Omega Ensemble: Alchymia

27 July 2024

Omega Ensemble presents a concert of music by Missy Mazzoli, Thomas Adès, Samuel Adams and Christopher Cerrone.
Silence & Rapture
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • National Concert Season

Silence & Rapture

2 - 19 August 2024

A mesmerising collaboration with Sydney Dance Company featuring countertenor Iestyn Davies and the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Arvo Pärt.
Tognetti Mendelssohn Bach
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • National Concert Season

Tognetti. Mendelssohn. Bach.

5 - 23 September 2024

Sparks fly and melodies soar when Richard Tognetti directs music close to the ACO’s heart.
Luminescence Chamber Singers Old Airs
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Luminescence Chamber Singers: Old Airs

30 October 2024

Luminescence Chamber Singers present ancient melodies, troubadour songs, and timeless tunes in a performance that breathes new life into old airs. Conducted by Roland Peelman AM.
Scotland Unbound
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • National Concert Season

Scotland Unbound

7 - 20 November 2024

Guitarist Sean Shibe makes his Australian debut in this inspired and thrilling season closer, directed by Richard Tognetti.
Omega Ensemble: Force Fatale
  • Pier 23
  • Pier 23 Presenter

Omega Ensemble: Force Fatale

30 November 2024

Omega Ensemble presents Intricate harmonies and sharp textures.
Vasse Felix Margaret River
  • ACO 2024 Season
  • Festival

Vasse Felix 2024

6 - 8 December 2024

The ACO makes its annual appearance in Western Australia's Margaret River.
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  • ACO StudioCasts
  • ACO On Demand

ACO On Demand

Rent or buy individual ACO StudioCasts films, exclusive ACO In Concert Performances and more.
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