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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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Street parking was available about 6 blocks down on Durant and Telegraph.
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attended Apr 26 2009

This orchestra was amazing. So precise and perfect. I imagine they spend tons of hours rehearsing and it certainly shows. I personally did not really enjoy the male singer even though he did a beautiful job and everyone loved him. He just...continued

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attended Apr 26 2009

The musicians are fabulous. The singer is superb! Overall, it was a very enjoyable afternoon.

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10 stars
attended Apr 26 2009

This is an unknown and extraordinary group. The counter-tenor was terrific and the chamber orchestra play extremely well together.

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Australian Chamber Orchestra

Richard Tognetti, artistic director & leader

with Andreas Scholl, countertenor

Under the visionary leadership of violinist Richard Tognetti, this vibrant young seventeen member ensemble of virtuoso musicians embodies the bold and adventurous spirit of Australia. In performances at home, around the world, and on numerous recordings, the Australian Chamber Orchestra has developed a devoted international following with a repertoire that spans four centuries.


Haydn/Symphony No. 44 in E Minor (Trauer)

Handel/selected arias

Smalley/Footwork (U.S. premiere performances)

Haas (arr. Tognetti)/From the Monkey Mountains Suite

Photo credit: Stephen Oxenbury.

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.