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Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra present their 2019 National Concert Season. 

Moving seamlessly through experimental collaborations, celebrated classics and music by some of the most revered and innovative composers of today, ACO 2019 is a multi-sensory journey that pushes the very concept of a ‘chamber orchestra’ to new heights.

Make up a 'Choose Your Own’ flexi-package by picking any three or more of the below concerts for a discounted price.

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Arvo Pärt & JS Bach

Sat 2 Feb 7pm, Tue 5 Feb 8pm, Wed 6 Feb 7pm, 2019

The famed Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir join Richard Tognetti and the Orchestra for a concert that will reach celestial heights.

Beethoven & Prokofiev

Tue 12 Mar 8pm, Wed 13 Mar 7pm, Fri 15 Mar 1.30pm, Sat 16 Mar 7pm, 2019

Fiery Italian violinist Lorenza Borrani returns as Guest Director in a concert of emotionally-charged music from Prokofiev and Beethoven.

Branford Marsalis

Sat 18 May 7pm, Tue 21 May 8pm, Wed 22 May 8pm, 2019

The American saxophone virtuoso makes his ACO debut in a Latin American jazz inspired program directed by ACO Principal Violin Satu Vänskä.

Indies & Idols

Wed 25 Jun 8pm, Wed 26 Jun 7pm, Fri 28 Jun 1.30pm, Sat 29 Jun 7pm, 2019

Compositions from Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, The National’s Bryce Dessner, and Sufjan Stevens presented alongside some of their shared musical influences: Polish composers Szymanowski and Lutosławski.

Luminous

Sat 17 Aug 7pm, Tue 20 Aug 8pm, Wed 21 Aug 7pm, Fri 23 Aug 1.30pm, 2019

Ten years since its last performance, the ACO bring back their ground-breaking musical and visual collaboration with photographer Bill Henson, revived and refreshed with singer-songwriter Lior.

Celebrating Mozart

Tue 12 Sep 7pm, Tue 17 Sep 8pm, 2019

Pianist Dejan Lazić reunites with old friend Richard Tognetti for a celebration of Mozart’s symphonies and concertos.

Intimate Bach

Sat 19 Oct 7pm, Tue 22 Oct 8pm, Wed 23 Oct 7pm, Fri 25 Oct 1.30pm, 2019

Richard Tognetti is joined by Brett Dean, Erin Helyard and ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko ‘Tipi’ Valve for a celebration of Bach’s genius.

Brahms & Dvorák

Sat 16 Nov 7pm, Tue 19 Nov 8pm, Wed 20 Nov 7pm, Fri 22 Nov 1.30pm, 2019

An exuberant end to ACO’s 2019 concert season, featuring Brahms’s Double Concerto, performed by Richard Tognetti and ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve, and Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony.

Ticket pricing

Pricing varies depending on concerts/price reserves selected.

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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