ADO – Arts Learning Festival Orchestra

Make sure your are part of the audience for the performance by Arts Learning Festival Orchestra, created in conjunction with the Australian Discovery Orchestra.

Teacher musicians from Victorian schools have formed the orchestra, conducted by the ADO’s New York-based principal conductor Kevin Purcell, one of Australia’s most distinguished conductors and musical directors.

There are two ways to enjoy the performance on Sunday 7 May at 3.00 pm – in the live audience or listening to the worldwide live stream.


ADO-Arts Learning Festival Orchestra Concert 

Book here buttonSunday 7 May, 3.00 pm

Kevin Purcell – Conductor

Venue: Scotch College, James Forbes Academy, Ian Roach Hall, Morrison St, Hawthorn

The concert will also be live streamed.

You can watch the live stream by clicking here.

The Program

Susan Kander, Miranda’s Waltz for narrator and orchestra (Story by Mary Hall Surface), Australian premiere

Elmer Bernstein, To Kill A Mockingbird  (suite), the luminescent 1962 film score to Harper Lee’s iconic novel. Guest Conductor: John Ferguson (Director of Music, Scotch College)

Anthony Piccolo Imaginary Symphony No. 1 for orchestra and unison children’s chorus, Australian premiere

The concert will also include world-first 3D gaming environments for children to explore in the music before the concert.

You can check out Miranda’s Waltz by clicking here.