Music for Canberra is excited to announce that Canberra Youth Orchestra and James McCusker Orchestra will return to live performance with an intimate concert experience.

Led by our new orchestral conductors, Doreen Cumming and Louis Sharpe, Music for Canberra’s two youth orchestras will present a wonderful evening of diverse classical repertoire, featuring the Russian flair and emotive writings of Tchaikovsky, the neo-classical style of Saint-Saens, traditional Czech folk influences from Dvorakand a rare Tuba Concerto by the renowned English composer Edward Gregson.  

When:  6pm – 8pm 

Where:  Ainslie Arts Centre, 33 Elouera Street, Braddon ACT 

Tickets: $15


James McCusker Orchestra

  • Sibelius | Karelia Suite: Ballade 
  • Gregson | Tuba Concerto, First Movement 
  • Saint-Saens | Danse Macabre

Canberra Youth Orchestra


  • Dvorak | Slavonic Dance No. 10 Dumka 
  • Dvorak | Slavonic Dance No. 5 Skocna
  • Tchaikovsky | Symphony No. 5, 2nd Movement 
  • Tchaikovsky | Waltz of the Flowers