Choral Gala – Selections from Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Tickets for the ORC biggest Choral Event are now on sale at ORC Admin or online here.

The Orange Regional Conservatorium’s annual choral celebration will this year feature Mendelssohn’s captivating work Elijah, inspired by the life of the Old Testament Prophet. Conductor Ben Macpherson OAM will lead the combined choirs of the Conservatorium through selections of the oratorio, supported by Orange Youth Orchestra.
The Choral Gala is another of the ORC’s community driven events, bringing together all lovers of singing to perform inspiring and challenging works.
Tickets available now, this is sure to sell out, so get in quick!

Toddlers Proms

Introduce your young ones to the orchestra at the…

ORANGE YOUTH ORCHESTRA – TODDLERS PROMS

Learn all about the orchestra in this fun and interactive concert that will inspire and engage! Kids of all ages are encouraged to dress up and experience the wonder of music.

SATURDAY
7th APRIL
11am – 12pm
Entry by Gold Coin Donation
ORC Auditorium

Beatlemania

Join us March 24th to celebrate the music of the Fab Four! ORC students, ensembles, choirs and staff will be getting together to perform Beatles hits.
Enjoy classics such as Yesterday, Hey Jude, Can’t Buy Me Love and more performed by orchestras, choirs and big bands.
Make sure to get your tickets in advance to avoid missing out, this is shaping up to be a big one!
Tickets on sale now through ORC Admin and www.orangecon.org.au

General Admission $10
ORC School Aged Students FREE

OSO Mozart Requiem & OYO Concerto Concert

This November the ORC will present the Orange Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Choir performing Mozart’s Requiem Mass, one of his most stirring and loved works.
As if that’s not enough, the Orange Youth Orchestra will be presenting their annual Concerto Concert, featuring the talented 2017 winners Ellena Hicks (voice) performing Bernstein’s I Hate Music and Sophie Hoskins-Murphy (violin) performing Vivaldi’s Summer.

Tickets available through ORC Admin and Eventbrite

Adults $30
Concession $20
ORC Students (under 18) FREE

2016 Concerto Concert

Orange Youth Orchestra presents our 2016 Concerto Concert on Saturday 12th November at 3:30pm. A concerto is the opportunity for a solo instrumentalist to shine in front of an orchestra.

Each year young musicians audition for a chance to be a soloist at our annual Concerto Concert. This year’s winners are Molly Straney, Sophie McKay and Rebekah Rae. These students and the Orange Youth Orchestra prepare all year for this concert, it a pinnacle of their work.

The Orange Youth Orchestra is conducted by Prem Love and will feature Molly Straney with a Violin Concerto in C Major by Kabalevsky, Sophie McKay and Rebekah Rae with Concert Piece No. 1 for clarinet duo by Mendelssohn.

 

The Concerto Concert competition winners have had a very busy year. Molly Straney has recently completed her HSC and is completing her Duke of Edinburgh Award. She completed her Certificate of Performance in violin with the Australian Music Examination Board in 2015. Molly has been a student of the Orange Regional Conservatorium from a young age and is under the tutelage of Alina Zborowski. Rebekah Rae is in year 11 and beginning her HSC prep already. Sophie McKay has completed her HSC this year. Sophie is a 6th Grade clarinettist and is under the tutelage of renowned woodwind tutor, Laith Ismail.

 

A concert that will really surprise and delight audiences. Relax with the ORC this Saturday 12th November 3:30pm. Free entry.

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Photo: Sophie McKay as part of the 2015 Concerto Concert Orange Youth Orchestra.