Australian World Orchestra

Jig’s Up – July 2015

Post by , July 22nd, 2015

The Australian World Orchestra will perform at the very end of July in Sydney (two concerts) and Melbourne (one). If you are into orchestral music, this is a thrilling orchestra made up of Australian musicians come home from around the world and around the country. It will be conducted by Simon Rattle, himself a thrill…. continue reading »


Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring; Mahler, Symphony No 1

Australian World Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conductor
Classical
ABC Classics 481 0847
Reviewed by , August 1st, 2014

All too often, the idea of bringing the “best” together results in what runs close to unmitigated disaster as massive egos rush headlong into each other: any number of operatic performances in particular could be produced as evidence for that thesis. The idea behind the Australian World Orchestra, here captured in live performances from the… continue reading »


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