2023 Fundraising Gala
Get to know our Concertmaster, Kirsten Williams. One of Australia’s leading violinists, Kirsten Williams has performed widely as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, in concert and on ABC radio.
Award-winning conductor Jessica Cottis, named ‘2019 Classical “Face to Watch”’ (The Times, UK), is much in demand, working regularly with leading orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier, and others.
The Canberra Symphony Orchestra presents Earth and Sky: a deeply human exploration of our understanding of Earth and the universe through music. In 2024, the CSO remains dedicated to Australian voices, with an exceptional array of composers, guest artists and conductors throughout the concert season. We invite you to journey to the furthest reaches of the Earth and cast your gaze toward the heavens with your CSO.
We reach thousands of Canberrans each year through high-calibre concert experiences, transformative community programs and our tailored youth training programs.
While the CSO receives some government support, we rely on fundraising to bring our artistic vision to life and deliver our community programs free of charge.
Every donation makes a difference.