Academy of Melbourne

The Academy of Melbourne is a small chamber orchestra formed in 1989 by its artistic director, Brett Kelly, MSO principal trombone.

It boasts within its ranks many of Australia's finest musicians and offers a highly successful annual concert series in the acoustically pleasing Hawthorn Town Hall.

Academy of Melbourne appears on

David Joseph Selected Works, Volume 2


The second volume in this series features performances from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, The Academy of Melbourne, and pianist, Michael Kieran Harvey

Classical Allusion

Performer: Orchestra

In traditional Chinese music a pre-existing piece is ornamented and embellished until it becomes something quite new. In the same way, Julian Yu takes famous pieces from the Western musical tradition and ornaments them in the Chinese manner.