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    Welcome to ACO On Demand, the Australian Chamber Orchestra's official streaming platform and home of ACO StudioCasts films, exclusive ACO In Concert broadcasts, stunning Pier 2/3 Sessions, and more.

  • ACO In Concert: Tognetti's Beethoven

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    Richard Tognetti directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra in an explosive performance of Beethoven's electrifying Violin Concerto, paired with the monumental Fifth Symphony. This performance was filmed live at Sydney Opera House in 2018.

    ★★★★★ “The expanded ACO achieved revealing clarity that gl...

  • ACO In Concert: Bach's Goldberg Variations

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    Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra perform Bach's beloved Goldberg Variations, arranged for strings.

    BACH (arr. Bernard Labadie) - Goldberg Variations
    Australian Chamber Orchestra

    Richard Tognetti - Director & Violin
    Erin Helyard - Keyboards

  • ACO In Concert: Brahms Double Concerto

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    Brahms's Double Concerto, plus works by Andrew Ford and Andrew Norman, recorded LIVE at Sydney Opera House on Sunday November 17, 2019.

    Richard Tognetti and Timo-Veikko Valve perform Brahms' Double Concerto at Sydney Opera House.

    Recorded live at Sydney Opera House in November 2019, this perf...

  • ACO In Concert: Locatelli & Debussy

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    Pietro Locatelli's Violin Concert in D major, dubbed 'The Harmonic Labyrinth, is one of the most fiendishly difficult pieces of music ever written for the violin.

    The original manuscript for the concerto is was inscribed with'Facilis aditus, difficilis exitus', which means 'easy to enter, diffi...

  • ACO In Concert: Dvořák Symphony No. 8

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    Richard Tognetti conducts and violin-directs the Orchestra and guest musicians in Dvořák's Symphony No. 8 at the Sydney Opera House. Recorded live on Sunday 17 November, 2019.

    DVORÁK - Symphony No.8 in G major, Op.88 36
    I. Allegro con brio
    II. Adagio
    III. Allegretto grazioso – Molto viv...

  • ACO in Concert: Hildegard to Tchaikovsky

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    Richard Tognetti directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra in sublime music by some of the greatest composers in history. Recorded live at ACO Pier 2/3 during our Opening Festival in April 2022, this concert features works by Hildegard of Bingen, Barbara Strozzi, JS Bach, Schubert, Beethoven and T...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Beethoven & Bridgetower

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    It’s a passionate and sweepingly epic work, but there’s also drama off stage in what is arguably Beethoven’s most loved and performed violin sonata.

    Known as The Kreutzer for its dedication to the violinist Rudolphe Kreutzer, lost in history is its original dedication to George Bridgetower, a f...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Schubert's Quintet

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    Schubert’s career was marked by admiration for Beethoven and his desire to match the heights achieved by his hero. In his “perfect” Quintet, possibly the best longform piece of chamber music ever written, he achieved that goal.

    Composed in the final weeks of his life, the writing is symphonic, a...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Tabula Rasa

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    Directed by Matisse Ruby and filmed at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion, this spectacular concert film features Artistic Director Richard Tognetti leading the ACO through performances of Arvo Pärt's Tabula Rasa and Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony, integrated with imagery and video projections by renowne...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Tchaikovsky's Serenade

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    Majestic and nation-defying music is no small feat, demanding spirit, nationalism and honour. However, music coming from one’s core can ask something special too. Maybe at times even ask more, in the way George Walker’s ‘Lyric for Strings’ blends lamentation and lushness direct from the Pulitzer ...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Love & Transfiguration

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    How do light and joy come from what feels like our darkest moments? Maybe it is that love can transform, as this concert film does, from sombre hues and shadows to the warmth and radiance of new light and new day.

    ‘Vox amoris’, written for Richard Tognetti in 2009, is an exquisitely beautiful an...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Bach and the Beyond

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    At a time when we are all grappling with finding trust in this new world and hope for the future, it is astonishing how relevant Bach remains. This evocative and impassioned concert film pitches Bach’s timeless search for redemption alongside compositions by Richard Tognetti, elevated by the mesm...

  • ACO StudioCasts: Rapture & Revolution

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    Beauty can be revolutionary too, as this debut release in our inaugural season of concert films, ACO StudioCasts, will prove.

    Filmed in the grand and expansive Centennial Hall at Sydney Town Hall, the film opens with Schubert's Quartettsatz, followed by Vaughan Williams’s ‘The Lark Ascending’. ...