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Esmé Quartet

Friday 10th May - 7:00 PM

Eloquent. Spellbinding. Monumental. Exquisite. How else can we describe the Esmé Quartet?

EDGE OF THE WORLD

Wednesday 22nd May - 7:30 PM, Thursday 23rd May - 7:30 PM
Music gives us new ears and new eyes for the mystery and beauty of nature, to the edges of the world.

EDGE OF THE WORLD

Wednesday 22nd May - 7:30 PM, Thursday 23rd May - 7:30 PM
Music gives us new ears and new eyes for the mystery and beauty of nature, to the edges of the world.

Mahler’s Song of the Earth

Friday 24th May - 8:00 PM

Stuart Skelton and Catherine Carby star in this extraordinary encounter with Mahler’s monumental song cycle.

Eisteddfod - Bands and Orchestras

Friday 31st May - 6:00 PM, Saturday 1st Jun - 9:00 AM, Sunday 2nd Jun - 9:00 AM

The Bands and Orchestra’s Event offers sections covering concert bands, jazz bands, brass bands and orchestras across both age and grading classifications.

Eisteddfod - Bands and Orchestras

Friday 31st May - 6:00 PM, Saturday 1st Jun - 9:00 AM, Sunday 2nd Jun - 9:00 AM

The Bands and Orchestra’s Event offers sections covering concert bands, jazz bands, brass bands and orchestras across both age and grading classifications.

Eisteddfod - Bands and Orchestras

Friday 31st May - 6:00 PM, Saturday 1st Jun - 9:00 AM, Sunday 2nd Jun - 9:00 AM

The Bands and Orchestra’s Event offers sections covering concert bands, jazz bands, brass bands and orchestras across both age and grading classifications.

Kirill Gerstein

Thursday 13th Jun - 7:00 PM

Kirill Gerstein is a showman, a philosopher, poet of the piano.

Altstaedt Plays Hadyn & Tchaikovsky

Friday 14th Jun - 8:00 PM

The world-renowned cellist and master storyteller makes his ACO debut as soloist and guest director.

ARC present Led Zeppelin IV

Sunday 23rd Jun - 8:00 PM

Aussie supergroup AUSTRALIAN ROCK COLLECTIVE (ARC) - Darren Middleton (Powderfinger), Mark Wilson (Jet),…

Urzila Carlson - JUST JOKES

Friday 2nd Aug - 7:00 PM, Thursday 1st Aug - 7:00 PM

A deadset fan favourite (quite literally), Urzila is now a three-time winner of the Melbourne Intern…

Urzila Carlson - JUST JOKES

Friday 2nd Aug - 7:00 PM, Thursday 1st Aug - 7:00 PM

A deadset fan favourite (quite literally), Urzila is now a three-time winner of the Melbourne Intern…

Pekka Kuusisto & Gabriel Kahane

Thursday 15th Aug - 7:00 PM

Pekka Kuusisto is an acclaimed violinist. Gabriel Kahane is a composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist.

Silence & Rapture

Saturday 17th Aug - 8:00 PM

A mesmerising collaboration with Sydney Dance Company featuring countertenor Iestyn Davies and the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Arvo Pärt.

Tognetti. Mendelssohn. Bach.

Saturday 14th Sep - 8:00 PM

Sparks fly and melodies soar when Richard Tognetti directs music close to the ACO’s heart.

Ensemble Q & William Barton

Saturday 5th Oct - 7:00 PM

What are the sonic possibilities when the oldest wind instrument in the world – the digeridoo – teams up with instruments that found their final form only two centuries ago?

Musica Alchemica

Saturday 9th Nov - 7:00 PM

Introducing Lina Tur Bonet, fearless virtuoso and musical imaginista.

Scotland Unbound

Saturday 16th Nov - 8:00 PM

Guitarist Sean Shibe makes his Australian debut in this inspired and thrilling season closer.

Acknowledgment of Country

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.