Connection . Excitement . Growth .
Allegri 2023 = Commitment to community
Allegri Chamber Orchestra has been operating as an advanced players Community orchestra for more than 20 years . We reopened in 2023 after a Covid pause with renewed excitement and commitment to great quality music for our audience as well as connection to community in a big way.
Our first session for the year opened with an inspiring Sight reading afternoon for all advanced string players across Perth. It was so enjoyable we plan to do another later in the year.
April 1st 2023 was our 1st concert featuring Vivaldi in a big way . Soloists from PSOC Baroque 23 and our favourite bassoonist Kate Walpole.
We're committed to extending our community reach and are partnering with WA Classical Music Connect to give access to a wider audience . www.facebook.com/wacmconnect
NEXT CONCERT - JUNE 18th 3pm featuring guests WAYACHAMP quartet playing Intrepid: Passage to Antarctica by R.E Smith as part of our Chamber Music initiative started in 2021.
NEW Baroque|Classical Concerto Showcase concert for High School Students term 3. Details to be advised.
NEW Calm and Heal Concert November
Looking forward to seeing you soon
Enquiries welcome about concerts , events or joining Allegri thru our Enquiries form.
Sight reading 2023 Session
Sunday Feb 19th 2.30pm
Get back into the new year with our exciting and social
Sight reading session .
String Chamber Orchestra Music .
Baroque , Romantic and Classical repertoire
A friendly and music loving afternoon.
Favourite repertoire suggestions welcome .
Opportunity to lead a section in rotation.
No Need to be a regular Allegri Player .
All Mid/Advanced amateurs welcome
Your advanced high school students year 11+
Repertoire principal lead or Conducted by Grace Ah-quee
$15 donation to help cover costs.
Venue Quintilian school.
*bookings open online Jan 31st 8am .
A Cosy Winter’s Afternoon
June Sunday the 18th 3pm
Our Winter Concert features composers across ages from the Baroque through to 20th century Shostakovich including RE Smith's wonderful 2023 piece INTREPID .
All in manageable bites fitting our focus on well crafted but accessible music.
Continuing our collaboration with providers of quality youth music courses.
WAYACHAMP provides a senior quartet . They will play the piece commissioned in 2023 by WAYACHAMP and written by Perth's extremely gifted composer Rebecca Erin Smith.
Allegri explores the Baroque and classical period with some lively and elegant Brioschi and Stamitz .
Shostakovich quartet no 1 1st and 2nd movements with Guest artist Kylie Liang.
The very powerful Kaddish for solo violin and orchestra- soloist Ronniet Orlando.
A 60 min concert -no interval
VENUE Church of the Resurrection Swanbourne
Tickets available online and at the door. $25 adult, $20 concession. Children under 10 $5
A WA Classical Music Connect aligned project - sponsored tickets available.
"Music is what defines us as human. Through emotional communication and social facilitation, music is essential to both individual and societal wellbeing. Our main roles therefore are those of communicators and healers."
Dr Ronniet Orlando
Allegri was formed in 2000 with Violinist Jacek Slawomirski as the orchestra's first music director. He guided the orchestra expertly and passionately for 13 years passing the baton to other esteemed conductors such as Aaron Wyatt , Ashley Arbuckle , Jangoo Chapkhana, Burhan Guner and Sara Duhig.
The breadth of repertoire brought to life in their hands can be viewed in the archive flyers below.
Allegri invites:Chamber Music
As our on going commitment to enrichment across the community Allegri Invites Chamber musicians to share our performances .
2. Uni students
3. Advanced amateurs
Up to 8 Minutes eg 2 short pieces/2 movements
expressions of interest welcome.
Please contact Conductor Grace Ah-quee directly or through our enquiries form for more guidelines.
Allegri Composers has taken off with 2 original compositions already performed.
This is a NON COMPETITIVE on going PROJECT to provide composers to chance to air works for string orchestra already composed or a chance to create specifically for this genre.
Open to all ages.
To be played in rehearsal and possibly allocated to our concert repertoire .
Contact Music Director Grace Ah-quee for guidelines. firstname.lastname@example.org