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Archive: Aug 2020

CSO Mixtape: Doreen Cumming

 Doreen started violin studies at the Canberra School of Music at six years of age, with renowned Julliard graduate Vincent Edwards. Over the following nine years, Doreen studied with some of the country’s finest pedagogues including Charmian Gadd, Larry Sitsky AO, FAHA, and John Painter AM. Doreen’s performance career started in 1984 with her […]

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Melody Eötvös Composer Justin Lingard Trumpet  Subscribe to the CSO YOUTUBE CHANNEL OR FOLLOW THE CSO ON FACEBOOK for pREMIERE notifications Program note: Gestumblindi said:   “Who are the twain [two] that on ten feet run? three eyes they have, but only one tail.   Aright guess now this riddle, Heithrek!” HEITHREK said: “Good […]

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Distant Solo

Elena Kats-Chernin AO Composer Veronica Bailey Vibraphone Program note – Distant Solo was commissioned by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra soon after the start of the COVID-19 lockdown in Australia. It forms part of the online Australian Miniseries, a collection of 15 new works for solo instrument. Amid concert cancellations, this project was a sign of […]

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