Orchestra

The current Melbourne Opera Orchestra has been developed into Melbourne Opera’s third orchestra since its formation in 2003. The Orchestra leads an active concert life as well as playing in the opera pit.

 

The Melbourne Opera Orchestra has appeared at the Melbourne Concert Hall (Hamer Hall), Crown Casino, Her Majesty’s Theatre, and the Athenaeum Theatre, and at numerous regional Performing Arts Centres and wineries, and in December 2015-January 2016 undertook a very successful tour into China, and has been invited to make two further visits there this year.

 

The Orchestra is available for corporate and private bookings. For enquiries please contact Orchestra Management on +61 3 9614 4188.

 

CURRENT ESTABLISHMENT

Violin I

Ben Spiers (Concertmaster)

Bernadette Baker

Zamarah Morley

Jack Cross

Tom Pepperell

Christine Daley

Chantal Roddy

Felicité Heine

Jake Deans

Edwina Jensen

Daniel Tagiev

Violin II

Nino Ksovreli

Owen Halliday

Katherine Hewitt

Connor Hicks

Rennata Morrison

Rebecca Scully

Kate Marshall

Amorgh Anath

Jessica Lambourn

Jack Cross

Viola

Deborah Wirsu

Catherine Marshall

Setsuko Minamikawa

Jin Tong Long

Gabrielle Ruttico

Alison Feiner

Catherine Turnbull

Wind

Flute

Elizabeth Barcan

Vicki Stanko

Piccolo

Kelly Williams

Clarinet

Kelli White

Lisa Clarke

Oboe

Greg Pharo

Andrew Jacobs

Briana Leaman

Cor Anglais

Andrew Jacobs

Bassoon

Sally Wickes

Sara Rafferton

Glenn Taylor

Brass

Horns

Stuart McGregor

Ella Jakins

Sharon Hatton

Phoebe Smithies

Tim Hannah

Trumpet

Stuart McCorkelle

Amber Lomanowicz

Phoebe Smithies

Sarah Henderson

Lewy Coard

Trombone

Trea Hindley

Dion Hatherell

Kiran Samuels

Timpani

Arwen Johnston

Percussion

Lara Wilson

Fintan Hocking

Conductor

Greg Hocking

Violoncello

Christopher Raduly

Keryn Lientschnig

Janet Butler

Nicholas Jensen

Gemma Ruttico

Contrabass

Zou Ling

Ken Harris

Ben Staker

Louis Stevens

Harp

Sam Ramirez