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ROMANTIC & CLASSICAL MUSIC
HISTORICAL INSIGHT
NEW PERSPECTIVES


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ROMANTIC & CLASSICAL MUSIC
HISTORICAL INSIGHT
NEW PERSPECTIVES


2018 concert season

Under the Artistic Direction of Richard Gill AO, the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra brings to life the colours and contrasts of Classical music together with the expression and emotion of Romantic music in an inspiring concert season in 2018. Performing on exquisite and dynamic period instruments of the time, Australia’s world-class Romantic and Classical orchestra presents bold and daring programs, introducing wonderful composers from the nineteenth century - Von Winter, Gambaro and Van Bree - to the stage alongside the beloved composers Mendelssohn, Mozart, Brahms, Grieg and Beethoven, conducted by Artistic Director Richard Gill AO and directed by Rachael Beesley.

 

 
 

about THE AUSTRALIAN ROMANTIC & Classical ORCHESTRA

 

“AUSTRALIA’S BRIGHTEST & SHINIEST NEW ORCHESTRA… AN IMPORTANT ADDITION TO AUSTRALIA’S MUSICAL LANDSCAPE.”
LIMELIGHT MAGAZINE

 

Under the Artistic Direction of renowned musician and educator Richard Gill AO, the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra (formerly orchestra seventeen88) is a world-class orchestra of leading Australian musicians who are dedicated to the performance of Classical and Romantic orchestral and chamber music repertoire in historically informed style on period instruments. This inspiring and highly influential period of composition from the late 18th and 19th centuries demonstrates the depth and passion of the time and when placed in context the music comes to life.

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Richard Gill AO Artistic Director

Richard Gill AO
Artistic Director

 
 

young mannheim symphonists & music EDUCATION

 

The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra is passionately committed to its education program. The orchestra offers a unique combination of courses and projects for school and tertiary level students, development opportunities for professional musicians and music teachers, and enlightening presentations in tandem with its concerts. Directed by Richard Gill, the orchestra’s youth orchestra program – the Young Mannheim Symphonists – brings together students from metropolitan as well as regional areas, from state schools as well as private, and from all over the country, and introduces them to magnificent music from a fresh new perspective. At a tertiary and professional level, our musicians offer tuition, workshops, and public master classes whenever they tour nationally.

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