Australian Chamber Orchestra

Australian orchestra founded in 1975. Formed 1975
Australian Chamber Orchestra
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Australian Chamber Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) was founded by cellist John Painter in 1975. Richard Tognetti was appointed Lead Violin in 1989 and subsequently appointed Artistic Director.

As well as frequent Australian tours, the Australian Chamber Orchestra often tours Asia, Europe and the USA, including regular performances at London's Wigmore Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, Vienna's Musikverein and Washington's Kennedy Center.

Recordings by Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra of J.S. Bach won three consecutive ARIA Awards. In 2014 an album of the orchestra, featuring the American soprano Dawn Upshaw as soloist, won three Grammy Awards. The orchestra appears in the films Musical Renegades and Musica Surfica and the television series Classical Destinations series two.

In 2005, ACO2, a second ensemble combining emerging artists and Australian Chamber Orchestra musicians was formed as a training and regional touring orchestra.

Richard Tognetti performs on a 1743 Guarneri del Gesù violin, on loan from an anonymous benefactor. Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve performs on a 1729 Giuseppe Guarneri Filius Andreae cello, on loan from Peter Weiss. Principal Second Violin Helena Rathbone plays a 1759 J.B. Guadagnini violin on loan from the Commonwealth Bank Group. Assistant Leader Satu Vänskä plays a 1728 Stradivarius violin, owned by the Australian Chamber Orchestra Instrument Fund.

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Felix Mendelssohn
Concerto in D minor for violin, piano and strings (3rd mvt)
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Concerto in D minor for violin, piano and strings (3rd mvt)
Aaron Copland
Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra (with Piano and Harp)
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Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra (with Piano and Harp)
Antonio Vivaldi
The Four Seasons - Summer
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The Four Seasons - Summer
Felix Mendelssohn
Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (3rd mvt)
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Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (3rd mvt)
Edvard Grieg
Varen (Last Spring), Op.34, no.2
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Varen (Last Spring), Op.34, no.2
Edvard Grieg
Holberg Suite
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Holberg Suite
Johann Sebastian Bach
Keyboard Concerto no.5 in F minor, BWV.1056
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Keyboard Concerto no.5 in F minor, BWV.1056
Peter Sculthorpe
Djilile arr for strings
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Djilile arr for strings
Antonio Vivaldi
Flute Concerto in G major, RV 435
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Flute Concerto in G major, RV 435
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Serenade in G major, K525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
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Serenade in G major, K525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
Jonny Greenwood
Water
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Water
Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet no 13 in B flat op 130 with Grosse Fugue in B flat op 133
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String Quartet no 13 in B flat op 130 with Grosse Fugue in B flat op 133
Johann Sebastian Bach
Excerpts form The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
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Excerpts form The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony no 41 in C K 551 (Jupiter)
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Symphony no 41 in C K 551 (Jupiter)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony no 40 in G minor K 550
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Symphony no 40 in G minor K 550
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony no 39 in E flat K 543
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Symphony no 39 in E flat K 543
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 41 in C, K551; 3rd mvt, Menuetto (Allegrett)
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Symphony No 41 in C, K551; 3rd mvt, Menuetto (Allegrett)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Keyboard Concerto No 3 in D major, BWV 1054; 1st movement
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Keyboard Concerto No 3 in D major, BWV 1054; 1st movement
Johann Sebastian Bach
Keyboard Concerto No 4 in A major, BWV 1055
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Keyboard Concerto No 4 in A major, BWV 1055
Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance in G major, Op.40
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Romance in G major, Op.40
Johann Sebastian Bach
Keyboard Concerto No 1 in D minor, BWV 1052
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Keyboard Concerto No 1 in D minor, BWV 1052
Joseph Haydn
Cello Concerto in D major, H VIIb 2 (3rd mvt)
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Cello Concerto in D major, H VIIb 2 (3rd mvt)
Béla Bartók
Romanian Folk Dances
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Romanian Folk Dances
Edvard Grieg
String Quartet in G minor Op. 27 iii. Intermezzo - Allegro molto marcato
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String Quartet in G minor Op. 27 iii. Intermezzo - Allegro molto marcato
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 49, 'La Passione' (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 49, 'La Passione' (2nd mvt)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 41, 'Jupiter', K.551 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 41, 'Jupiter', K.551 (4th mvt)
Josef Suk
Serenade for Strings, Op 6 (3rd mvt)
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Serenade for Strings, Op 6 (3rd mvt)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony no. 41 in C major K.551 (Jupiter) - 4th mvt
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Symphony no. 41 in C major K.551 (Jupiter) - 4th mvt
Antonio Vivaldi
Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428
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Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428
Johann Sebastian Bach
Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, BWV1052
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Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, BWV1052
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Allegro con brio e vivace; IV, Souvenir de Florence
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Allegro con brio e vivace; IV, Souvenir de Florence
Johann Sebastian Bach
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
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Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto No 4 in A major, BWV1055 (Allegro)
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Concerto No 4 in A major, BWV1055 (Allegro)
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Upcoming Events

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Oct
2019
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Milton Court Concert Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Proms 2002: Prom 40
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Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-19T07:40:02
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Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 40

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 34
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Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-14T07:40:02
14
Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 34

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1992: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
1992-08-12T07:40:02
12
Aug
1992

Proms 1992: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall

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