Canberra Symphony Orchestra

Canberra, Australia (2009 - Present)

Author Unknown_American Picture Gallery_Web_zoo orchestra-03_wThe Canberra Symphony Orchestra started out in 1950 as a nine-person group. We admire their growth and elegance, and after years of personal enjoyment from their performances we asked them to come off the stage and into our community. Lee Grant_CSO-Rainer-Saville-03_wAs their cultural partner, Molonglo Group supports and hosts Canberra Symphony Orchestra ensembles in the NewActon1NewActon is a precinct on the edge of Canberra’s city centre that Molonglo Group is progressively restoring. It is built on the heritage grounds of Acton House, a late 1920s temporary housing facility for newly arrived employees of the capital. NewActon does at a precinct scale what the Burley Griffins attempted to achieve for the city: vegetable gardens deliver produce to the precinct restaurants; nature and architecture collide; and the architectural envelope folds into flora and art. The high-rise apartments (high but not too high) also feed into this ground level generously. precinct.Ross Honeysett_15-03-14_HHPublicLounge_72R3876_w The sound of their music is regularly heard in Hotel Hotel’s atriumAuthor Unknown_Web_quartet-07_w and staircase, over dinner at Monster kitchen and bar2Monster kitchen and bar is the physical and metaphorical seed of Hotel Hotel. It’s the public life of the building and the living room of the hotel’s guests. , at Art, Not Apart and more.
Project Name Canberra Symphony Orchestra
Project Type Cultural and financial partnership
Project Team Hotel Hotel, NewActon, Molonglo Group and Canberra Symphony Orchestra
Scope To support, promote and contribute to the ongoing cultural development of the city
Status Ongoing