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Is conducting a science?

When you attend Conducting an Experiment, you’ll have the rare opportunity to experience this scenario: meet some of the TSO’s professional players, perhaps for the first time, then conduct them through your own interpretation of the music. You will feel that unique connection between “body language, emotion, and how that changes the sound of an ensemble”.

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How I turned my body into an ‘80s drumkit with Power Up

For Australian composer Holly Harrison, the pandemic “really brings a new meaning to the term ‘residency’”. In 2020, Holly was selected as the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s ACS Composer in Residence – but travel restrictions and lockdowns meant her experience would take an unusual shape.

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Five things you might not know about Beethoven’s Ninth

Of all the symphonies in the world, Beethoven’s Ninth is the one we can all sing along to. Its famous Ode to Joy is taught to children in school bands, performed at global events to symbolise peace, and has been adopted into national anthems.
But did you know that it can be really, really hard to sing?