ACO to perform at Emanuel Synagogue

August 29, 2017 by Community Editor
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Sydney;s  Emanuel Synagogue has announced the return of the Australian Chamber Orchestra for one night to perform its third concert in its sanctuary.


On Thursday 26 October, the ACO will perform a special concert, featuring ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti leading the breathtaking performance. The program will feature the famous Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams, beloved works by Bach, Handel and Mendelssohn, and Tchaikovsky’s exhilarating Violin Concerto.

The concert will also include a short performance by talented young musicians from Sydney schools.

Emanuel’s CEO, Suzanna Helia exclaimed: “This year we are working with the ACO to ensure an unmatched night of emotional, classical wonder. I know that our members as well as those of the broader community who appreciate beautiful music are looking forward to this special night.” Sally Crawford, Patrons’ Manager for the ACO stated: “We are looking forward to returning to the familiar and warm surrounds of the Emanuel Synagogue, and sharing with members of the audience some beautiful repertoire, for what promises to be an evening to remember.”

The ACO is one of the world’s most acclaimed ensembles, renowned for its inspired programming and unrivalled virtuosity, energy and individuality. Emanuel Synagogue is a pluralist community affiliated with the Masorti, Progressive and Renewal movements. Established 80 years ago in Woollahra, Emanuel is now the largest congregation in Australia and is currently undergoing a major redevelopment for its growing community.

Emanuel Synagogue will donate one quarter of the profits from ticket sales to JewishCare’s work in Suicide Awareness and Prevention.

Tickets for this special night start at $85 and are now available at or by calling Emanuel on 9389 6444.

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