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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to tour USA this October

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to tour USA this October

Angelina Grein

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.

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A standing ovation in NYC

A standing ovation in NYC

Angelina Grein

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.

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SDC International tour

SDC International tour

Angelina Grein

In June Sydney Dance Company will embark on an extensive European tour to Austria, Finland, Poland and Spain with Rafael Bonachela’s critically acclaimed ab [intra].

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Malthouse Solaris Aus/UK co-production

Malthouse Solaris Aus/UK co-production

Angelina Grein

A co-production between The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, Solaris is opening at Malthouse Theatre in June before transferring to The Lyceum later in September.

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TAB take to the stage in NYC

TAB take to the stage in NYC

Angelina Grein

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.

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ACO return from critically acclaimed US tour

ACO return from critically acclaimed US tour

Angelina Grein

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.

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The Secret River to tour the United Kingdom

The Secret River to tour the United Kingdom

Angelina Grein

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.

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ACO return to the Barbican

ACO return to the Barbican

Angelina Grein

Following their sell-out first season in-residence at London’s Barbican Centre last year, ACO announce their 2019 season at the Barbican Centre’s International Associate Ensemble at Milton Court.

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Bangarra to tour Canada and the United States

Bangarra to tour Canada and the United States

Bangarra will travel to Canada and the United States in October and November of this year, to present the company’s 27th international tour, in its 30th anniversary year. Complementing their on-stage performances, the company will deliver some of the largest First Nations community engagement experiences in its 30-year history.

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Queensland Ballet heading to China

Queensland Ballet heading to China

State Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk announes Queensland Ballet is taking its acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream to China this November.

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Bangarra's India and Japan tour

Bangarra's India and Japan tour

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.

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Sydney Dance Company head to Europe in April

Sydney Dance Company head to Europe in April

​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.

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ACO returns to Europe

ACO returns to Europe

​After receiving rave reviews for their European performances in 2016, the Australian Chamber Orchestra will return to Europe in November for a substantial tour of the continent.

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Australian Chamber Orchestra thrills UK audiences

Australian Chamber Orchestra thrills UK audiences

'***** 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.

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Seventeen plays the UK

Seventeen plays the UK

UK’s interest in Australian theatre continues with national premiere of Belvoir’s hit play Seventeen opening this month.

This time its veteran British actors Michael Feast and Roger Sloman on a climbing frame at the Lyric theatre in London and the play begins on the last day of their A-levels rather than the HSC.

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Nicholas Carter to lead ASO in 2018 as new international role announced

Nicholas Carter to lead ASO in 2018 as new international role announced

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.

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​Days to remember—MSO in Yogyakarta

​Days to remember—MSO in Yogyakarta

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.

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Strengthen nexus between the Arts and Australia's foreign policy

Strengthen nexus between the Arts and Australia's foreign policy

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.

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Oz Dance, Circus and Theatre play the USA

Oz Dance, Circus and Theatre play the USA

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.

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International Tours

International Tours

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.

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Broadway Rehearsals Begin For STC's THE PRESENT

Broadway Rehearsals Begin For STC's THE PRESENT

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.

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Prestigious New Position for Richard Tognetti

Prestigious New Position for Richard Tognetti

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.

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A Symphonic First

A Symphonic First

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) has embarked on a three-stage international tour, with performances in Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Shanghai.

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First European Co-Production for Sydney Dance Company

First European Co-Production for Sydney Dance Company

​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.

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Seoul Circus

Seoul Circus

Circus Oz recently lead a two week masterclass program at the Seoul Street Arts Creation Centre (SSACC) in South Korea.

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The Australian Ballet in London

The Australian Ballet in London

The Australian Ballet embarks on its tour to London, where it will perform at the Coliseum, the West End's largest theatre, over a two-week season, from 13 to 23 July 2016.

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The Australian Ballet announces London tour

The Australian Ballet announces London tour

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.

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Sydney Dance Company International Tour

Sydney Dance Company International Tour

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.

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All the world’s a stage

All the world’s a stage

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare and several of the major performing arts companies are noting the fact, with performances, workshops, talks and international tours.

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SSO flies to Guangzhou in May

SSO flies to Guangzhou in May

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.

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Students get real time experience in Hanoi

Students get real time experience in Hanoi

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.

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ASO boosts SA–Shandong connection

ASO boosts SA–Shandong connection

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.

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MSO heads to China in April

MSO heads to China in April

​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.

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International opera awards shortlisted

International opera awards shortlisted

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).

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THE PRESENT on Broadway

THE PRESENT on Broadway

Sydney Theatre Company’s The Present, Andrew Upton’s adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s first play, Platonov, will be presented on Broadway in the early Winter of 2016.

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ACO heads home after wowing the US

ACO heads home after wowing the US

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.

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SSO strengthens ties to China

SSO strengthens ties to China

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.

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Queensland Ballet goes OS

Queensland Ballet goes OS

This month is a busy international time for dancers from the Queensland Ballet, with their sights set on the US and China.

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Two OS tours wow the locals

Two OS tours wow the locals

The Australian Chamber Orchestra and The Australian Ballet have both had whirlwind tours in October—in Europe and the US, respectively.

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​Malthouse takes Brecht to China

​Malthouse takes Brecht to China

It might be a bit like carrying coals to Newcastle, but Malthouse Theatre’s production of Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece The Good Person of Szechuan will tour to China in October this year.

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Katz to tell stories in Mexico

Katz to tell stories in Mexico

​After hit seasons in Sydney, Melbourne and one night in New York City, Lally Katz’s show, Stories I want to Tell You in Person, is off to Dramafest in Mexico and Brink Productions in Adelaide.

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MSO is off on a highland fling

MSO is off on a highland fling

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is off to the Edinburgh Festival, as part of the company’s European tour, the full details of which will be announced after Easter.

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Touring the World - 2013

Touring the World - 2013

Australia's reputation as a creative and dynamic nation is closely tied to its achievements in the arts and culture as well as in science and education.

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