Artists

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Dale Barltrop

Dale Barltrop

Concertmaster – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; First Violinist – Australian String Quartet; Former Concertmaster – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

“There’s a certain undefinable chemistry that is unique to Australian music-making. The idea of bringing together Australian musicians from all over the world is really quite thrilling – the chemistry is going to be off the charts!”

Antoine Bedewi

Antoine Bedewi

Principal Timpani – BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Lukas Beno

Lukas Beno

Principal Trumpet – Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig

“A marvellous project! I am thankful and proud to be a part of one of the most amazing events in Australia’s international culture.”

Margaret Blades

Margaret Blades

Former Concertmaster – Adelaide Symphony and West Australian Symphony Orchestras

“What a great initiative. I am thrilled at the concept of this exciting project! Australian musicians unite!”

Kees Boersma

Kees Boersma

Principal Double Bass – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

“What a wonderful enterprise – to put together an orchestra of the best Australian musicians, both those practising their craft here in Australia and the many who are resident in other countries. It’s a truly great idea which I hope will be supported at every level.”

Francesco Celata

Francesco Celata

Associate Principal Clarinet – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Supported by Ezekiel Solomon AM

“Australia’s relative geographical isolation has made us curious about our relationship to the world, which often challenges and inspires us to great heights in all fields, whether science, sport, film, art or music. The AWO is an exciting initiative that will firmly position Australian orchestral musicians, composers and conductors on the world musical map.”

Brielle Clapson

Brielle Clapson

Violin – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

“Taking people out of their ordinary lives for a week to create music together and share stories from all around the world will be incredible!”

Jonathan Craven

Jonathan Craven

Principal Bass Clarinet – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

“Fantastic idea! I am thrilled to be involved in such a great project.”

Rosemary Curtin

Rosemary Curtin

Viola – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

“This is a such a bold and inspiring idea which I know the AWO team is capable of making a reality and a wonderful success.”