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ACO2 return to Port Arthur to perform this November

ACO2 in concert at Port Arthur

The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is proud to present Northern Lights, Southern Skies, a delightfully atmospheric program of Scandinavian works played by the ACO's young guns and their mentors. The program includes works by Nielsen, Sibelius and Kraggerud.

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    Northern Lights, Southern Skies

    ACO2 returns to Port Arthur on Wednesday 19 November, 2014.

    Australian Chamber Orchestra - Pierre Toussaint


    A delightfully atmospheric program of Scandinavian works played by the ACO's young guns and their mentors.

    ACO2 connects the next generation of talented young Australian musicians with the stars of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, creating a combined ensemble with a fresh, energetic performance style. It has performed across Australia to critical and popular acclaim.

    ACO2 returns to Port Arthur to perform in the intimate surrounds of the Asylum Hall of the Port Arthur Historic Site on Wednesday 19 November, as part of the ensemble's 2014 Tasmanian tour. 

    Seating for this concert is strictly limited, so please book early.

    ACO2 in Concert at Port Arthur

    Asylum Hall, Port Arthur Historic Site
    Wednesday 19 November, 8pm
    Tickets $30

    Bookings: 1800 659 101

    Program
    NIELSON Suite for Strings, Op.1
    SIBELIUS Humoresque No.4 from Op.89
    SINDING Adagio from Suite im alten Stil
    KRAGGERUD 6 Postludes from 'Equinox' for Violin and Orchestra
    ATTERBERG Suite No.3, Op.19
    GRIEG (arr.Tognetti) String Quartet

    Henning Kraggerud Guest Director and Lead Violin

    "Henning Kraggerud...must be counted among the world's most interesting and accomplished stars" Cincinnati Enquirer


    Make a complete evening with one of our pre-concert hospitality options and consider staying in the area for a night or two.

    Pre-concert reception at the Visiting Magistrates House - $75 (including concert ticket)
    Mingle with like-minded music-lovers in the refined surroundings of the beautifully-refurbished Visiting Magistrates House. Not normally open to the public, you’ll enjoy gourmet canapés and fine Tasmanian wines from 6.30-7.45pm, before being guided to your seat for the concert. This offer is limited to just 24 people.

    Meal at Felons Bistro
    Enjoy a meal at Felons, featuring our menu of Tasmanian produce, wines and refreshments and friendly service, before heading across to the concert. Be sure to reserve your table early.