About

AUSTRALIAN DISCOVERY ORCHESTRA

Principal Conductor: Kevin Purcell

The Australian Discovery Orchestra is Australia’s most innovative symphony orchestra. The ADO’s exceptional roster of orchestral musicians brings together the finest freelance players from across Australia to perform concerts designed as special, once-in-a-lifetime, events.

It’s about incredible music, exceptional musicians and a 21st-Century concert experience.


 

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MAIN CONCERT SEASON

(Chamber Music & New Recording Session Details Forthcoming)

 

CONCERT 1

Ben Bates
Symphony No. 1 (Australian work)

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Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 9 Op. 70 (1945)

 

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CONCERT 2

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Edward Elgar
Symphony No. 1 in Ab Op. 55 (1908)

 

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CONCERT 3

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The Magic Makers (world premiere)
by Stephen Schwartz

from the composer of The Prince of Egypt, Godspell, Pippin and the global phenomenon, Wicked

An in-concert, world-premiere performance of a captivating love story, The Magic Makers tells the turbulent story of a fascinating theatrical couple without whom Mozart’s The Magic Flute may never have been written. Sung in English.