Fine Music 102.5 Magazine FEATURE ARTICLE

Fine Music 102.5 Magazine FEATURE ARTICLE

ARTICLE: OPERATIONS MANAGER & CLARINETTIST NICOLE VAN BRUGGEN

by Nicky Gluch, February 2017

"It takes a village to raise a child, what does it take to raise an orchestra? Nurturing, clearly, funding, without a doubt, and an overall belief in its purpose seem a good start"

Sydney Arts Guide REVIEW - Italian Romance

Sydney Arts Guide REVIEW - Italian Romance

REVIEW: AUSTRALIAN ROMANTIC & CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA : ‘ITALIAN ROMANCE’ @ CITY RECITAL HALL

BY BEN APFELBAUM on March 31 2017

"Beethoven’s Romance for Violin and Orchestra No 2 featured Rachael Beesley as the soloist. Beesley played with tenderness and warmth, and created a wonderful dialogue with the woodwind section."

ClassikON REVIEW - Italian Romance

ClassikON REVIEW - Italian Romance

REVIEW: ORCHESTRA PROVIDED AN EVENING OF JOY AND WONDER LEADING THE AUDIENCE THROUGH A SOUNDSCAPE RICH IN DEEP EMOTIONAL RESONANCE

BY JOHN TUCKER ON MARCH 27, 2017

"The Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra (ARCO) brought a touch of Italian Romance to the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday night ... A splendid way to end a wonderful evening’s entertainment. Highly recommended – get yourself along to a performance, and take your friends!"

LIMELIGHT MAGAZINE REVIEW - Italian Romance

LIMELIGHT MAGAZINE REVIEW - Italian Romance

REVIEW: ITALIAN ROMANCE
(AUSTRALIAN ROMANTIC & CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA)

BY CLIVE PAGET ON MARCH 27, 2017

★★★★☆
Freshly renamed, Gill's HIPsters excel on Benjamin Bayl's Grand Tour.

"What a great time to be a HIPster ... there’s an infectious energy and a sense of enthusiasm that turns an ARCO concert into an event ... There was a tangible solidity to the ARCO sound, from the resolute opening through the bosom-heaving dramatics, and all done with impeccable intonation."