Artist 2013

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Diana Doherty

Diana Doherty

Principal Oboe – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

“The AWO will be a wonderful way of collecting experiences and connecting with Australian musicians all over the world. I see a huge potential for further development as well as a way to celebrate the talent that Australia has produced.”

David Evans

David Evans

Principal Horn – West Australian Symphony Orchestra

“Bringing the best and brightest Aussies from all corners of the globe is a tantalizing proposition. Such a wealth of talent and experience on one stage will make for a really unforgettable experience. I can’t wait to be a part of it!”

Neela de Fonseka

Neela de Fonseka

Violin – Radio Symphony Orchestra, Berlin

“What a brilliant initiative, bringing great Australian musicians from home and all around the world together. A wonderful opportunity to show the Australian public that supporting the arts definitely reaps rewards!”

Alice Giles AM

Alice Giles AM

Teacher – Sydney Conservatorium and ANAM; Director – Seven Harp Ensemble; Artistic Director – World Harp Congress 2014, Sydney

“What a wonderful idea! I am looking forward to the thrill of playing amongst such wonderful colleagues, and I am sure there will be an incredible buzz on stage.”

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Marina Gillam

Marina Gillam

Violin – Philharmonia Orchestra; Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Former member, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

“I feel very lucky being Australian! What an honour and a privilege to be part of such an exciting project . To have the opportunity to perform in Australia once again will be wonderful.”

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Leanne Glover

Leanne Glover

Principal Cor Anglais – West Australian Symphony Orchestra

“I am incredibly excited and honoured to be a part of this orchestra and cant wait for it all to begin. What a fabulous idea it is!!”

Lisa Grosman

Lisa Grosman

Lecturer in Viola – Sir Zelman Cowan School of Music, Monash University; Formerly – Irish Chamber Orchestra

“The Australian World Orchestra – what an amazing idea! I am so excited that something like this is actually going to happen and I am very proud to be a part of it.”

Alex Henery

Alex Henery

Principal Double Bass – Sydney Symphony; Former Co-Principal – Philharmonia, London

“What a fantastic and unique concept, a real chance to show the truly international standard of Australian musicians both locally and abroad. So glad to be involved.”

Catherine Hewgill

Catherine Hewgill

Principal Cello – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

“Bring our musicians home and put them on a grand stage together and we will prove what conductors have been telling us for years … that Australian musicians and orchestras are up there with the very finest. I can hardly wait for the first rehearsal.”