The ACO is a small but mighty ensemble of 17 string players from across the globe. Here you can enjoy intimate performances of music close to their hearts with special appearances from furry friends and more.
Richard & Satu At Home: Paganini, Ysaÿe & Beethoven
In August 26, 2021, ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti and ACO Principal Violin Satu Vänskä invited us into their home for exhilarating and fiendishly virtuosic duet performances of Paganini, Ysaÿe, and Beethoven, as well as a special encore.
“I created this video as an homage to my former homeland of Yugoslavia and as a way of sharing our culture, but also with the intention of making people smile and remember that we’re all in this together.”
- ACO Violin Maja Savnik
Infused with virtuosic performances of folk music, traditional ...
ACO violinist Ilya Isakovich, joined by Maja Savnik, Nicole Divall and Melissa Barnard, has created a moving tribute to the great Russian composer Tchaikovsky with a performance of the Andante Cantabile from the String Quartet No. 1.
Ilya says: “While making this video I was deeply inspired by m...
Liisa & Tipi At Home: Biber's 'Sonata representativa'
ACO Violin Liisa Pallandi and ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko ‘Tipi’ Valve give an intimate duet recital of the 'Sonata representativa', composed in around 1669 by Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber. Recorded from their Sydney home in isolation.