Performance dates & times

Sunday 10 Feb
2:30 PM
Monday 11 Feb
7:30 PM

Running Time 1 hour 46 minutes, including a 20 minute interval

Price range

$56.00 - $165.00
$80.00 - $145.00

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The ACO’s celestial Season opener.

Richard Tognetti opens the ACO’s 2019 Season with a program that will reach celestial heights. The famed Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir joins them in a celebration of Bach and Arvo Pärt. Ethereal and otherworldly, this is music by two towering composers searching for the very core of human meaning.

Bach’s sublime Lutheran motets interleave with Pärt’s mystical explorations of the Orthodox faith, before reaching the climax of the program: Pärt’s Berliner Messe.

Fellow Estonian Galina Grigorjeva’s In Paradisum, with its joyous call on the angels to lead souls into heaven, leads the program into paradise, while Peter Sculthorpe’s Djilile, inspired by Indigenous song, makes a resonant Australian introduction to Pärt’s luminous Messe.


Richard Tognetti
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Australian Chamber Orchestra

National Tour Partner

  • Johnson Winter and Slattery

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