Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2022

The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra has announced its 2022 season, which sees the HIP ensemble expand their geographical footprint, with mainstage performances in Brisbane and South Australia planned in addition to concerts in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and regional NSW, Victoria and Queensland.

The orchestra specialises in historically informed performance, devoted to researching and re-creating the aesthetics of the period in which the music was conceived and performed. Led by co-artistic directors Rachael Beesley and Nicole van Bruggen, along with Artistic Advisor Neal Peres Da Costa, and a roster of HIP specialist instrumentalists to call on, ARCO have established a strong reputation for reviving performance practice of centuries past, and making a forceful argument in favour of a deeper understanding of these techniques to better understand the music.

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

Their season gets underway in March with Northern Serenades, featuring a number of...