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Five minutes with Andrew De Silva

Friday, January 12, 2018 8:16am
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We were lucky enough to grab 5 minutes with Andrew De Silva to find out all things music for him. Read on to find out the most embarrassing song on his playlist and what his first live concert experience was. We can't wait to see Andrew in the 2018 concert George Michael: Listen to Your Heart

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Who is the Marmalade Man?

Monday, November 13, 2017 2:30pm
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Composer, arranger, pianist and seeker of Happy Times from Adelaide, Mark Simeon Ferguson is busy orchestrating tunes for ASO Does Latin with the Marmalade Man. Our first installment in our 2018 Gigs at Grainger Series will be filled with the exhilarating rhythms of the mambo, samba, tango, and cha-cha—Mark talks about his past collaborations with the orchestra and what he is looking forward to in 2018.

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ASO's 2018 Artistic Leadership Team

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 5:06pm

In 2018, the ASO is proud to reinvent its Artistic Leadership Team with some exciting additions.

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Five minutes with Alina Ibragimova

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 1:39pm
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This week on the blog we take five minutes with Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova who will play Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.1 at the Great Classics 2 Concert; Puppets and Pranksters. Read what Alina loves most about performing this piece and how she prepares for concert day. 

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Nicholas Carter on 'A Night in Vienna'

Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:31am
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Today on the blog we hear from ASO Principal Conductor Nicholas Carter on the upcoming A Night in Vienna concerts and get an insight into why Nicholas 'is such a sucker for this music'. 

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Five minutes with Mitch Berick

Monday, July 17, 2017 8:00am
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Today we feature 'five minutes with Mitch Berick' ASO's Principal Bass Clarinet. Mitch has played with the ASO since 2010 and has enjoyed many memorable concerts in those years. Have a read about Mitch's journey to being a professional Clarinet player as well as his love of skiing and his crazy Boston Terrier named Baxter.

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Five minutes with Anthony Marwood

Friday, May 19, 2017 9:49am
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Ahead of his appearance with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra on 26 & 27 May, musical maverick Anthony Marwood takes five minutes to answer a few questions about his upcoming performance, and what he looks forward to when visiting our beautiful city.

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Internationally acclaimed young Australian violinist Grace Clifford returns to play with the ASO for the first time since 2014…

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Pinchas Zukerman – a world phenomenon in music for over 40 years – returns to the ASO in November, and the ASO players are looking forward to sharing the stage with this phenomenal musician…

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First Person with conductor Dr Jeffrey Tate

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 9:30am
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First Person with conductor Dr Jeffrey Tate: the British conductor’s awaited return to Australia this week in a new role with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra is a coup, says Louise Nunn…

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Q&A with Alexei Volodin

Monday, September 05, 2016 10:00am
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Acclaimed Russian pianist Alexei Volodin makes his debut with the ASO in September, and chats with us about his take on Brahms’s grand and powerful Second Piano Concerto and who he’d love to meet in a bar…

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Q&A with Guy Noble

Monday, August 15, 2016 3:30pm
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ASO favourite Guy Noble returns this week for Classics Unwrapped #2 and chats with us about why he’s looking forward to Big Egos, Big Music…

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American violinist and Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster, Noah Bendix-Balgley joins the ASO in August, and chats with us about his take on Brahms’s monumental Violin Concerto and who he’d love to invite for dinner…

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Internationally acclaimed, Australian-born Simone Young returns to the ASO in July to conduct Mahler’s Monumental Symphony No 6, paired perfectly with Schubert’s radiantly optimistic Unfinished Symphony, and tells us what it’s like to come home to Australia to conduct the music she loves…

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The elemental force of Shamray

Monday, June 20, 2016 12:10pm
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Performing one of Prokofiev’s most successful and popular concert works, award-winning Russian-born, Adelaide-based pianist Konstantin Shamray returns to the ASO in June for Dazzling Prokofiev. Konstantin Shamray tells us why he loves playing Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto and why this special work resonates with his heart…

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