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Archive: Sep 2020

CSO Mixtape: Jessica Cottis

 The ‘gifted’ (The Times) Australian-born conductor Jessica Cottis has captured international attention for her intellect, innate musicality and easy authority. Hailed as ‘cool, contained, super-articulate and engaging’ (The Scotsman), she is a charismatic figure on the podium who brings dynamism and clarity of vision to all her performances. Cottis made her BBC Proms debut at […]

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Music and Memory pilot program – findings

The CSO recently completed the eight-week Music and Memory pilot program for people with dementia, The unique program was developed in collaboration with Heather Roche, a third-year Bachelor of Psychology student at the University of Canberra, and delivered in partnership with Goodwin Aged Care Services and ActewAGL. Concert programming was based on the musical preferences […]

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CSO Mixtape: Alina Zamfir

 Alina Zamfir commenced the viola at the age of 15 and soon after chose to dedicate her life to music. She studied a Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Roger Benedict, touring numerous times with the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony and Chamber Orchestra as Principal Viola to […]

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