Principal Oboe – Opera Australia Orchestra
Australian Hometown: Sydney
Education: Australian National University; Karlsruhe Hochschule fur Musik
Conall studied the oboe with David Nuttall at the Australian National University and furthered his studies in Germany with the aid of a German Government scholarship and Queen Elizabeth 2nd Silver Jubilee Trust grant. In 1994 he completed postgraduate studies at the Karlsruhe Hochschule fur Musik under Thomas Indermuhle assisted by Emanuel Abbuhl and Jaques Tys. After freelancing in Germany, Spain, France, Austria and Switzerland he took up the post of Associate Principal oboe with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra in 1997 and has been Principal oboe there since 2005. In 2015 Conall left the orchestra for two years and was lucky enough to play with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, Duisburg Philharmonic, Camerata Salzburg and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra. He is currently Principal Oboe with the Opera Australia Orchestra, Sydney.
Last updated 2018