Orchestra Victoria is Australia’s leading opera and ballet orchestra. Based in Melbourne, Orchestra Victoria works in partnership with Australia’s premier arts companies delivering outstanding performances with The Australian Ballet, Opera Australia and Victorian Opera. A live orchestra makes all the difference, creating energy and uplifting audiences through music.
Orchestra Victoria is proud to be the Orchestra for all Victorians. Our musical experiences have a lasting effect on first time concert-goers and music lovers alike. We are celebrated and acknowledged around Australia for our musical diversity.
The Orchestra was established in 1969 as the Elizabethan Theatre Trust Orchestra in Melbourne and is now an independent not-for-profit company. Orchestra Victoria proudly celebrated its 40th year in 2009 and looks forward to continuing it’s strong legacy into the future