About

AUSTRALIAN DISCOVERY ORCHESTRA

Music Director: Kevin Purcell

 The Australian Discovery Orchestra provides 68 exceptional professional musicians, from across the country, the opportunity to come together several times each year to perform repertoire embracing classic masterworks, the catalogue of extraordinary orchestral music rarely heard live in-concert, and, premiering new Australian music.

The ADO is committed to orchestral innovation in the 21st Century and forging interactive relationships with audiences around the world.


SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT COMING

 


The ADO presents the Australian premiere

Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)

Symphony No. 3 Op. 10 West Coast Pictures (Västkustbilder)

I. Sonnenrauch (Sun-smoke; Soldis)
II. Sturm (Storm)
III. Sommernacht (Summer Night; Sommarnatt)

Kurt Atterberg

“…the Third is arguably the finest of Atterberg’s nine, and there are some who rate it one of the finest Nordic symphonies of the first-half of the 20th century…”
Gramophone April 2016

PAY-PER-VIEW PERFORMANCE

Available from Monday 10 December

Here’s a sneak preview!


STILL AVAILABLE TO WATCH FROM 2017 SEASON

Tosca

Love | Murder | Betrayal

Puccini’s incendiary operatic masterpiece (abridged) in concert

Floria Tosca: Lee Abrahmsen
Mario Cavaradossi: Matthew Reardon
Il Barone Scarpia: Simon Meadows