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.
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)
“…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
STILL AVAILABLE TO WATCH FROM 2017 SEASON
Love | Murder | Betrayal
Puccini’s incendiary operatic masterpiece (abridged) in concert