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Australian Chamber Orchestra awarded three-year residency at the prestigious London Barbican Centre

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The residency, at the Milton Court Concert Hall, will be for two weeks each year, starting in the 2018/19 season. The ACO will join the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the programme.

This follows on from the success of ACO artistic director and lead violinist Richard Tognetti’s performances as the first ever Milton Court Artist-in-Residence in the Barbican Presents 2016/17 season. Future ACO residencies at Milton Court will include the orchestra’s characteristic eclectic mix of standard repertoire, contemporary programming, multi-media, electronica and non-classical projects as well as collaborations with Guildhall School of Music & Drama musicians.

“To listen to the Australian Chamber Orchestra is to experience sensory overload: a dynamic range far greater than one might expect from a maximum of 25 players… Carefully prepared yet nothing is routine… the ensemble is startlingly bold in tone and virtuosity.” THE TIMES

Programming details to be announced.

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