The Australian Ballet

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At The Australian Ballet

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See the music,
hear the dance

At The Australian Ballet, music is an equal partner of dance, enmeshed with everything that we do. Led by Music Director and Chief Conductor Jonathon Lo, the in-house music team manages all musical requirements of The Australian Ballet. This includes providing live music for daily class and rehearsals, running an extensive music and audio library, preparing scores for performance for multiple orchestras nationally and internationally, presenting audience engagement events, recording music for our productions, working on sound design for our performances, commissioning new musical works, and liaising with composers and arrangers. The team is also the vital conduit between The Australian Ballet and its numerous orchestral partners.

"Music and dance have a symbiotic relation that is as old as humanity itself. From Lully to Stravinsky, Duke Ellington to Clean Bandit, some of the world’s greatest artistic jewels are pieces of music to dance to. I believe in the power of music to propel the steps that we dance, to narrate the stories we tell, and to inspire the art we create." Jonathan Lo, Music Direc­tor and Chief Conductor
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