AUSTRALIAN DISCOVERY ORCHESTRA
Principal Conductor: 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.
A WORLD, FIRST-EVER, INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COMPETITION TO SING ON THE FORTHCOMING NEW BROADWAY ALBUM BY THE ADO
COMPETITION OPENS 1 FEBRUARY 2019. READ MORE HERE
NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT Monday 28 January
(including preliminary details of the inaugural biennial Sir Arnold Bax Music Festival)
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
Available from Monday 10 December
Here’s a sneak preview!
STILL AVAILABLE TO WATCH FROM 2017 SEASON
Love | Murder | Betrayal
Puccini’s incendiary operatic masterpiece (abridged) in concert