The Metropolitan Orchestra has announced its 2019 season, celebrating a decade on Sydney concert stages. The orchestra, founded by conductor Sarah-Grace Williams (who was recently named Artistic Co-Director of the ASPIRE Festival) in 2009, boasts an anniversary season led by classic masterworks and the world premiere of a new work by Australian composer Daniel Rojas.

Sarah-Grace Williams, The Metropolitan Orchestra The Metropolitan Orchestra’s Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Sarah-Grace Williams

“In April 2009, The Metropolitan Orchestra (then known as Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra) took to the stage for the first time,” Williams said. “There was an excitement in the air. Musicians and audience alike knew this was the beginning of a crucial new life force in the Sydney music scene. Even with this anticipation, none of us really knew what we were in for over the next 10 years. It has been an incredible journey and I am proud to have been at the helm for the entire ride. With more than 240 concerts, national and international tours and album recordings behind us, TMOhas cemented its position as one of the most versatile,...

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