2020 Season Announcement

Just a quick note to season subscribers that the 2020 concert season announcement will be announced on this website on Monday, 3rd. February, 2020. You might have noticed too, that we have given the ADO website a bit of a late-Spring clean and freshen-up. We hope that this makes looking around the webite more enjoyable …

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The Year Ahead

This coming year will be a watershed for the ADO in many ways.  There are a number of initiatives the management have been working on, some which have taken several years of pre-development behind the scenes, and one new one which won’t be up and running until 2019.  More information about these activities, as I …

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Orchestra Musicians Never Fail To Amaze Me

I had the great pleasure last weekend of working with an essentially ‘scratch’ orchestra comprised predominantly of musicians teaching instrumental music in Schools in Melbourne and regional areas; including some musicians from the ADO roster, all of whom gave so generously of their time. The ADO, through Managing Director, Janine Hanrahan, and Artistic Administrator, Briony …

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