The sweet sound of strings

The Sydney GP and violinist, who has performed in the orchestra every year since its inception in 2004 told MO she was particularly excited about the world premier of a new piece composed by Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin at this year’s concert.

While describing Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8, which will also feature in the performance this year, as “so gorgeous you could just eat it up”, Dr Horadam said it was equally as thrilling to have the opportunity to rehearse and perform a brand new piece of music.