ACO Shorts: Interviews & Extras

ACO Shorts: Interviews & Extras

Enjoy exclusive interviews, behind-the-scene moments and standalone short documentaries about the ACO and our instruments.


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ACO Shorts: Interviews & Extras
  • ACO Shorts: Meet Aiko Goto

    Aiko began violin lessons at the age of three with the Suzuki Method, the world-famous music education program created by her grand-uncle, Dr Shinichi Suzuki. She went on to study at the Toho Gakuen School of Music in Japan, before moving to New York to take up a scholarship at the Juilliard Scho...

  • ACO Underground | 10 years of experimentation

    ACO Principal Violin Satu Vänskä reflects on 10 years of ACO Underground - her space for experimenting with sound and music beyond genre lines with fellow ACO and other musicians.

  • ACO Shorts: Meet Satu Vänskä

    ACO Principal Violin Satu Vänskä shares rare insights into her early life, learning music from a young age, and highlights in her career to date, including joining the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

  • Interview: Helena Rathbone introduces 'ex-Dollfus' Stradivarius

    The ACO has acquired its third extraordinary 'Golden Age' Stradivarius violin, the 1732 'ex-Dollfus' Stradivarius, on loan from an anonymous benefactor.

    Helena describes the opportunity to be the custodian of the ‘ex-Dollfus’ Stradivarius as a dream come true: “It is an unbelievably wonderful pr...

  • Interview: Richard Tognetti and Yumi Stynes

    Artistic Director Richard Tognetti sits down with broadcaster Yumi Stynes to unpack the magic of ACO StudioCasts.

  • Interview: Richard Tognetti on 'Rapture & Revolution

    What is it like to inhabit Vaughan Williams’s ‘Lark’, or to be ‘whipped into a frenzy’ by Beethoven’s mighty Grosse Fuge? Richard Tognetti discusses the repertoire of our first ACO StudioCast ‘Rapture & Revolution’, with Yumi Stynes.