Annual Reports & Governance

ASO will lead the charge to make Adelaide, UNESCO City of Music, a distinctive global music capital through the highest standards of orchestral performance and music education, enriching and having lasting impact on our communities: collaboratively, innovatively, sustainably.

Annual Reports


Constitution and Objects

The objects for which the Company is established are:

  1. To promote, encourage and produce and join in promoting, encouraging and producing orchestral music through the ASO and other forms of entertainment consistent with the ASO’s artistic standing and role.
  2. To acknowledge the ASO as a community icon and to foster community involvement in the development and activities of the ASO.
  3. To advance the work and profile of the ASO in the Australian and international orchestral music communities as one of Australia’s major symphony orchestras, including through concert performances, touring, recording, broadcasting, fundraising and obtaining sponsorship.
  4. To develop and maintain widely-based audiences for the performance of orchestral music.
  5. To facilitate the provision of rewarding employment and career development opportunities for talented Australian musicians and administrative staff and high calibre international musicians.
  6. To promote the public benefit derived from the maintenance of a symphony orchestra recognised internationally for its high quality.
  7. To encourage the participation of young people in the orchestral music art form through the provision of music education programs, young performers and young artists programs and other musical appreciation activities.
  8. To actively promote, initiate and commission, in the first instance, Australian musical composition and performance.
  9. To establish, promote, concur or assist in establishing, forming or promoting any other company, corporation or joint venture whose objects shall in any manner enhance either directly or indirectly the interests of the Company and to conduct and carry on or liquidate or wind up any such company, corporation or joint venture and to take or otherwise acquire and hold shares, securities or any other interest in, and to guarantee payment of any obligations of, any such company, corporation or joint venture.
The Bush Concert


The Bush Concert

Grainger Studio

Sat 1 Feb 2020

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The Bush Concert

The Adventure Begins – Master Series 1

Master Series

The Adventure Begins – Master Series 1

Adelaide Town Hall

Fri 7 Feb & Sat 8 Feb 2020

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The Adventure Begins – Master Series 1

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Rehearsals Unwrapped: Magic

Rehearsals Unwrapped

Rehearsals Unwrapped: Magic

Adelaide Town Hall

Wed 12 Feb 2020

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Rehearsals Unwrapped: Magic

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Music: The Keys to Language and Reading

Teacher Symposium

Music: The Keys to Language and Reading

Thebarton Community Centre

Sat 14 Mar 2020

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Music: The Keys to Language and Reading

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