Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has renewed its historic cultural partnership with the Government of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, for another three years, with plans for a fourth Youth Music camp in August.
Ballet.id's collaboration with Jakarta Arts Council to present Historia: The Journey of Ballet in Indonesia, featured a performance by West Australian Ballet (WAB) and choreography by former WAB Demi-Soloist Christopher Hill, in celebration of Indonesia’s 174 year long history with the art form.
For the first time in almost 50 years, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is touring the United States of America, showcasing their artistry to new audiences in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Worcester (MA) and New York City this October.
The Australian Ballet’s 2019 New York City tour has been a wonderful success. They began their short season at the legendary Joyce Theater last Wednesday night with a Gala Program and then performed a 7-show season of works by three of our resident choreographers, taking our final curtain call on Sunday evening before heading home to Australia.
The Australian Ballet is heading to the United States to present three original works by our resident choreographers, including one world premiere, at The Joyce Theater in New York City as part of a two-week celebration of Australian dance.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has returned from a two-week tour of North America, during which it travelled from the west to east coasts to perform eight critically acclaimed concerts over 15 days.
This May, 12 dancers and three resident choreographers from The Australian Ballet will head to New York to present three original works, including one world premiere, at The Joyce Theater as part of a two-week celebration of Australian dance.
STC is thrilled to announce that The Secret River will tour the United Kingdom in August and September this year, with dates at The King’s Theatre in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International Festival and at the National Theatre in London.
Bangarra travelled to Canada and the United States in October and November, to present the company’s 27th international tour, in its 30th anniversary year. Complementing their on-stage performances, the company delivered some of the largest First Nations community engagement experiences in its 30-year history.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) have returned from a triumphant first season in-residence at London’s Barbican Centre, cementing their international reputation as the world’s most dynamic and innovative chamber orchestra.
Minister for Communications and the Arts, Senator Mitch Fifield has welcomed the signing of a new four-year partnership agreement between the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Singapore Symphony Group from 2019 to 2022.
Bangarra are setting off on an extensive international tour throughout Oct and Nov. The tour will include performances at Saitama Arts Theater in Japan and a multi-city tour across India including a major free outdoor event at the Qutub Minar in New Delhi.
In April, Sydney Dance Company will undertake a European Spring Tour of the exhilarating triple bill of Rafael Bonachela’s Lux Tenebris, Cheng Tsung-lung’s Full Moon and Gabrielle Nankivell’s Wildebeest, with with Sydney Dance Company’s first ever performances at Théâtre National de la Danse Chaillot, Paris.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has today announced it will commence a three-year residency as International Associate Ensemble at Milton Court in partnership with the Barbican Centre from the 2018/19 season.
Bangarra are pleased to announce they will be embarking on a three-city European tour in late October, taking their most ambitious international program to date, including Spirit and OUR land people stories.
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is touring to Indonesia across July and August, becoming the first western orchestra to perform a unique outdoor concert at the Prambanan Hindu Temple, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site.
'***** one of the wonders of the musical world…an astonishing experience.' The Guardian UK
Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) Artistic Director Richard Tognetti as the Barbican Centre’s first Artist-in-Residence at Milton Court Concert Hall, for 2016 and 2017, has again taken London by storm this month, appearing as solo recitalist, genre-defying performer, pedagogue and of course, as first amongst equals with his ensemble the ACO.
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Cellist, David Berlin and Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Violinist, Rosemary Curtin, will perform with the New York Philharmonic as part of a United Nations-endorsed global orchestra in June.
The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) announced Nicholas Carter will continue as Principal Conductor for its 2018 Season. The announcement coincides with the appointment of Mr Carter as the new Chief Conductor of Stadttheater Klagenfurt and Kärntner Sinfonieorchester in Austria from September 2018 for an initial three-year term.
The Melbourne Sydney Orchestra has been working closely with the Special Region of Yogyakarta in Indonesia and the Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC) to strengthen our diplomatic, cultural and artistic relationships.
The Australian Government is developing a foreign policy white paper — the first since 2003. AMPAG is advocating that setting cultural diplomacy as a key pillar of an updated foreign policy would advance Australia’s security interests, business and cultural prosperity in a rapidly changing world.
Three of Australia’s renowned performing arts companies – Sydney Dance Company, Circus Oz and Sydney Theatre Company - have concurrent seasons and tours in the United States, showcasing Australian culture, ideas and talent on the global stage.
Following 78 performances at 19 venues around Australia in 2016, Sydney Dance Company continues its strong tradition of international touring, showcasing Australian culture, ideas and talent on the global stage. From 24 February to 12 March, the company will perform Frame of Mind, Raw Models and Wildebeest throughout the USA in New York, Boston, Swarthmore and Amherst.
The complete original cast have begun rehearsals in New York this week for the Broadway run of Sydney Theatre Company’s THE PRESENT. Previewing on 17 December 2016 the show will open at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) 8 January 2017 and run through to 19 March 2017.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s 2017 season is Tognetti's 28th at the helm. But before it begins, he has taken up the position of artist-in-residence at London’s Barbican Centre Milton Court Concert Hall.
Lux Tenebris premiered in Sydney in February and toured nationally to 19 venues across six states and territories. This month the work has its European premiere in Frankfurt with performances from September 8 and then in Dresden from September 29.
This week, in the South China city of Guangzhou, an ensemble of 20 SSO musicians held a day of musical workshops and rehearsals with the talented students at the Xinghai Conservatory of Music as part of a program with the City of Sydney.
The Australian Ballet has confirmed its next international tour will be to London, in July. Under the artistic helm of David McAllister, the Company will perform two of its signature works; a return season of Graeme Murphy’s highly acclaimed Swan Lake and first time London season of Alexei Ratmasnky’s Cinderella.
The Sydney Dance Company presented its triple billI Interplay at the prestigious Steps Festival in Switzerland, the country’s largest contemporary dance biennale, showcasing a selection of the world’s premier international dance companies.
After winning MSO’s Cybec 21st Century Composer’s Program earlier this year, Alex Turley and Michael Bakrnčev’s new compositions will be performed live by the Orchestra during this year’s Metropolis New Music Festival.
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will fly to Guangzhou to perform a concert on 30 May marking the start of four days of festivities celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the sister-city relationship between Sydney and Guangzhou.
In a first for students at the Sydney Conservatorium, 13 young musicians in the Opera Australia/Sydney Conservatorium Internship Program travelled to Vietnam in early April to perform Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohéme as part of the Hennessy Music Series.
Musicians from the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra will travel to South Australia’s sister state of Shandong Province in China in April as part of the South Australia–Shandong 30th Year Anniversary Mission.
In April 2016 the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will collaborate with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, China’s oldest and most prestigious orchestra, in a ground-breaking residency in Shanghai where both orchestras will perform together under the direction of Sir Andrew Davis.
The shortlist for the 2016 International Opera Awards has been announced, selected by the jury chaired by John Allison, editor of Opera magazine and classical music critic with The Daily Telegraph (UK).
The Australian Chamber Orchestra finishes its US tour with some impressive statistics: 9 concerts, 1 private performance, 22 towns and cities in 12 states, 15 flights and 30 buses, all in 21 nights away.
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra signed an MOU on 17 March with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Shanghai Orchestra Academy, to provide mentoring and performance opportunities to Chinese students in Shanghai and Sydney.