Your evening at the Estate begins with cheese, charcuterie and a glass of Vasse Felix Blanc de Blancs sparkling on arrival, before moving through to the Vasse Felix Art Gallery for this opening performance by ACO Collective, led by Artistic Director Pekka Kuusisto.
Following the performance, join Janet Holmes à Court, and members of the ACO Collective for an intimate dining experience in the Restaurant, including a sumptuous five course degustation menu with matching wines by internationally-renowned Chief Winemaker Virginia Willcock.
You will also receive a copy of ACO40, a limited edition book celebrating the ACO’s 40th Anniversary year, along with a bottle of the 2014 Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon.
TICKETS - FRIDAY (5pm for 5.30pm Performance)
Performance + 5 course degustation dining with ACO musicians plus book and wine gift - $395 SOLD OUT
Performance Only - $95
Be inspired with this high-octane evening performance featuring Australia’s finest emerging string musicians.
Following the performance, step outside for a gentle sunset stroll through the Home Vineyard to the spectacular Vasse Felix Red Barrel Hall for dinner. Enjoy a long table shared-dining experience surrounded by the estate’s aging red wines. Includes three sumptuous courses accompanied by Vasse Felix wines.
TICKETS - SATURDAY (5pm for 5.30pm Performance)
Performance + Long Table Dinner - $245 SOLD OUT
Performance Only - $95 SOLD OUT
This just might be the perfect way to spend a Sunday with family and friends. Indulge in the enchanting sounds of ACO Collective with this special morning performance. An engaging and accessible program suitable for music lovers of any age.
Join the musicians on the Estate lawns following the performance for light refreshments or make a reservation to dine in the Vasse Felix Restaurant.
Celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year, ACO Collective is the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s critically acclaimed 17-piece string orchestra led by Artistic Director Pekka Kuusisto and combining musicians of the ACO with Australia’s most talented young professional musicians at the outset of their careers.
These young musicians have embarked on a year-long journey with the Orchestra as part of the ACO’s Emerging Artists’ Program which includes tours across Australia, mentoring from ACO players and delivering ACO’s many education initiatives.
With their signature energetic style and dynamic sound, the ACO Collective embodies the very spirit of the ACO.
“If you’re looking for the finest young string players in this country and, most probably, well beyond, this is where you’ll find them.” Australian Stage Online, on ACO Collective