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How is our TSO Chorus coping with the COVID 19 restrictions?

In the early days of COVID-19, choir singers in the US and the Netherlands were severely impacted by the virus. This provided a frightening wake up call for choirs across the world. Our own TSO Chorus have sacrificed an exciting international 2020 program to protect the health of their members, and they’ve flipped rehearsals on their head using the internet …

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Learn more about music with TUNE IN

We all love to watch the TSO play; we appreciate the music and the instruments, but not all of us understand how it fits together. To help learners of all ages better understand different styles of orchestral music across hundreds of years, as well as meeting orchestral instruments, we have just created TUNE IN, a free online education resource exploring the …

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Farewell John Panckridge and Stef Farrands

Farewell John After 37 years as Tutti Bassoon we bid a fond, yet sad farewell to John Panckridge in July. John has been a dedicated and well-loved member of the TSO during his time and will also be missed by all. To see John play in his final concert with the TSO please enjoy the Brahms and Mozart Highlights on ABC iView. …

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TSO debuts on ABC iView

TSO Daily Dose is not the only digital content that we have been working on recently. With live concerts currently unable to proceed, the ABC are collaborating with national orchestras to showcase concert footage through ABC iView, bringing classical music to all Australians. We chatted to Simon Rogers, Director Artistic Planning, about the process of taking the TSO to this …