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In Celebration is the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra’s 2019 concert series. Designed as a three-part celebration, the concerts revisit the formation of the orchestra, discover historical background to the symphony, and explore new perspectives in large-scale chamber music. To achieve optimal enjoyment of the season, all three programs are recommended.

In Celebration features hand-picked internationally-respected musicians, directors and soloists including director and soloist Rachael Beesley, guest director Jakob Lehmann, soprano Jacqueline Porter, baritone David Greco and basset clarinettist Nicole van Bruggen.

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Madness & Confrontation

Sun 24 March 3pm, 2019

Madness & Confrontation commemorates the formation of the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra during performances of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Selections from the opera are combined with the Mozart Clarinet Concerto, and the program concludes with Beethoven’s monumental Fifth Symphony.

Mannheim Rocket

Sun 12 May 3pm, 2019

Mannheim Rocket is a flashback to the establishment of the Classical symphony by Mannheim School experts Franz Xaver Richter and Johann Stamitz, alongside Mozart’s “Turkish” Violin Concerto and culminating in the great G minor Symphony No.40.

New Constellations

Sun 18 August 3pm, 2019

New Constellations fast-forwards to the 19th century with Mendelssohn’s String Octet and Brahms’ Serenade, both shining examples of chamber music written with symphonic dimensions.


A booking fee per transaction applies for this event as follows: Internet $6.60, Phone $8.25. There is no booking fee for tickets purchased in person at the City Recital Hall Box Office. City Recital Hall Members enjoy waived transaction fees.

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Book Three Concert Package