Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Formed 1936
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
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1936
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Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra has a reputation for vitality and versatility. The internationally acclaimed orchestra is South Australia’s largest performing arts organization (employing 75 full-time musicians), established in 1936. For over 80 years, the ASO has been there to corroborate life and contribute to South Australia’s identity. Today the ASO plays a major role in Adelaide’s cultural and economic vibrancy, and enriches the community through more than 70 world-class performances to more than 90,000 diverse concertgoers each season. Delivering diverse and colourful programming with leading international and Australian musicians, it has also enjoyed hugely successful performances with artists such as The Angels, Ben Folds, Tim Minchin and the Hilltop Hoods.

Based in Adelaide, South Australia. Its primary performance venue is the Adelaide Town Hall, but the ASO also performs in other venues such as the Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Elder Hall at the University of Adelaide and its own Grainger Studio. The ASO provides the orchestral support for all productions of the State Opera of South Australia, as well as the Adelaide performances of the Australian Ballet. The orchestra is also a regular featured ensemble at the Adelaide Festival, and also appears as part of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, OzAsia Festival, Adelaide Guitar Festival and WOMAdelaide.

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Sir James MacMillan
Saxophone Concerto: III. Jigs
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Saxophone Concerto: III. Jigs
Howard Skempton
Lento
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Lento
Graeme Koehne
Unchained Melody [1990]
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Unchained Melody [1990]
Georg Christoph Wagenseil
Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major
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Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major
Peter Sculthorpe
Great Sandy Island - V. Dune Dreaming
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Great Sandy Island - V. Dune Dreaming
Angela Morley
Watership Down (2006): Kehaar's Theme
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Watership Down (2006): Kehaar's Theme
Graeme Koehne
Powerhouse - rhumba for orchestra [1993]
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Powerhouse - rhumba for orchestra [1993]
Brett Dean
Dispersal (Three Memorials)
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Dispersal (Three Memorials)
Peter Sculthorpe
Sun Music IV
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Sun Music IV
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No.5 in E flat (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No.5 in E flat (3rd mvt)
Arvo Pärt
If Bach Had Been a Beekeeper
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If Bach Had Been a Beekeeper
Howard Skempton
Lento
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Lento
Richard Meale
Viridian
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Viridian
Piers Lane
Piano Concerto In D Minor
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Piano Concerto In D Minor
Kurt Schwertsik
Uluru, Op. 64
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Uluru, Op. 64
Graeme Koehne
Capriccio [Caprice; Rounds; Scherzo]
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Capriccio [Caprice; Rounds; Scherzo]
Michael Hurst
The Swagman's Promenade
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The Swagman's Promenade
Graeme Koehne
Scherzo (final movement) from Capriccio for piano and orchestra
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Scherzo (final movement) from Capriccio for piano and orchestra
Peter Sculthorpe
Requiem, Kyrie
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Requiem, Kyrie
William Barton
Requiem for didgeridoo, choir and orchestra: Part 1; Kyrie
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Requiem for didgeridoo, choir and orchestra: Part 1; Kyrie
Peter Scunthorpe, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & James Judd
Song of the River IV movt of My Country Childhood
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Song of the River IV movt of My Country Childhood

Song of the River IV movt of My Country Childhood

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Peter Scunthorpe, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & James Judd
Adele Anthony
Violin Concerto (feat. Ross Edwards, Arvo Volmer & Adelaide Symphony Orchestra)
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Violin Concerto (feat. Ross Edwards, Arvo Volmer & Adelaide Symphony Orchestra)
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