Mozart & Brahms

Mozart & Brahms29 August - 15 September 2017

Britain’s leading clarinetist, Matthew Hunt, joins Pekka Kuusisto and ACO Collective as the soloist for Brahms’ soulful Clarinet Quintet.

Grieg and Beyond

Grieg and Beyond1 - 12 September 2017

Norwegian violinist and Artistic Director of the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Henning Kraggerud has built a reputation as the world’s leading interpreter of Grieg.

Emmanuel Pahud

Emmanuel Pahud30 September - 13 October 2017

The world’s greatest living flautist Emmanuel Pahud is back! Fourteen years after his Australian debut with the ACO, one of Richard Tognetti’s great musical friends returns.

Souvenir de Florence

Souvenir de Florence25 October 2017

Souvenir de Florence is Tchaikovsky’s exuberant postcard from an Italian summer holiday, brimming with carefree energy and lush melodic fancy. Tchaikovsky’s ability to craft a heart-tugging melody remains hard to beat.

European Tour | London

European Tour | London3 November 2017

Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra are joined by Southbank Centre Artist-in-Residence, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, for a concert of masterworks in fresh guises.

European Tour | Helsinki

European Tour | Helsinki5 November 2017

Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra are joined by celebrated Finnish pianist Olli Mustonen, a frequent collaborator, for their first joint performances in Finland. The program begins with unique renderings of selected movements from Bach’s epic Art of the Fugue and concludes with a mind-blowing performance of Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge.

European Tour | Espoo

European Tour | Espoo7 November 2017

Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra are joined by celebrated Finnish pianist Olli Mustonen, a frequent collaborator, for their first joint performance in Finland. They will play Shostakovich’s career-launching First Piano Concerto and a unique orchestral arrangement of Prokofiev’s Visions Fugitives piano cycle and works composed by Mustonen.

European Tour | Munich

European Tour | Munich9 November 2017

Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra will arrive in Munich, where they are joined by celebrated French pianist, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, together performing Pierre's interpertation of Bach's Art of Fugue.

European Tour | Zurich

European Tour | Zurich12 November 2017

Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra come to Zurich and are joined by world class musicians Olli Mustonen, a celebrated Finnish pianist, and Brett Dean, an Australian Berlin Philharmonic alumni on violin. 

European Tour | Vienna

European Tour | Vienna 14 - 15 November 2017

As part of our European tour, Richard Tognetti and the Orchestra perform alongside pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard at Wiener Konzerthaus.

Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Bach's Christmas Oratorio3 - 10 December 2017

The last time the ACO performed Bach’s Christmas Oratorio critics, audiences and the Orchestra themselves considered it the concert of the year. In 2017, the Choir of London join the Orchestra again for this wonderfully festive oratorio.

Night Music

Night Music6 December 2017

Pekka Kuusisto and ACO Collective perform Mozart’s and Dvořák’s most famous serenades, both written explicitly for evening performance, followed by a nocturne, literally “for night time”.

Vasse Felix Festival 2017

Vasse Felix Festival 20178 - 10 December 2017

Tognetti Tchaikovsky Brahms

Tognetti Tchaikovsky Brahms1 - 16 February 2018

The ACO's 2018 season opens with a powerful repertoire of Tchaikovsky and Brahms, led by Richard Tognetti.

TarraWarra Festival

TarraWarra Festival3 - 4 March 2018

Bringing together fine art, stunning views and live music directed by Richard Tognetti, the festival features concerts in the TarraWarra Museum of Art in the Yarra Valley. 

Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden15 - 26 March 2018

Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova brings her awe inspiring energy to Schubert's Death and the Maiden.

The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending15 - 24 March 2018

ACO Collective take Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending to Western Australia, led by their energetic Artistic Director Pekka Kuusisto.

Nicole Car

Nicole Car8 - 24 April 2018

Australian Soprano Nicole Car returns home for her only orchestral performance in Australia this year.

Steven Isserlis Plays Shostakovich

Steven Isserlis Plays Shostakovich23 June - 4 July 2018

When Richard Tognetti gets together with long time friend and cellist Steven Isserlis, you know there are going to be fireworks.

Osborne Tognetti Valve in Recital

Osborne Tognetti Valve in Recital25 - 29 July 2018

Steven Osborne joins Richard Tognetti and Timo-Veikko Valve for a warm and intimate program of Dvořák and Brahms.

Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations2 - 16 August 2018

An ACO celebration of Bach, bringing together old and new in an utterly unique and illuminating way.

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi1 - 14 September 2018

Guest director Matthew Truscott leads the ACO Collective through a exploration of Concerto Grosso, with works by Corelli, Vivaldi, Bach and Stravinsky.

Transforming Strauss & Mozart

Transforming Strauss & Mozart8 - 19 September 2018

A transformative pogram of Strauss, Mozart and Wagner - stripped back to their chamber essentials.

Gringolts Plays Paganini

Gringolts Plays Paganini30 September - 8 October 2018

Russian sensation Ilya Gringolts leads the ACO through a virtuosic display of violin.

Tognetti's Beethoven

Tognetti's Beethoven8 - 21 November 2018

Richard Tognetti leads the final concert of the ACO’s 2018 season, which promises to leave you exhilarated, rejuvenated and ready for 2019.

Sonatas for Strings

Sonatas for Strings5 December 2018

Richard Tognetti leads the ACO through a collection of works with timless beauty, featuring Elgar, Walton and Sculthorpe.

Vasse Felix Festival

Vasse Felix Festival7 - 9 December 2018

Savour some of Australia’s most awarded wines while enjoying the magical views from the Vasse Felix Estate in Margaret River, Western Australia, as ACO Collective serenades you over three glorious days.