Wollongong's chamber orchestra Steel City Strings has evolved to cope with an uncertain future, and bringing themselves to audiences rather than gathering in a concert hall.
For the next three months, the ensemble will perform a "Digital Season" - taking their strings online each month with a combination of complete orchestra works as well as movements from trios, quartets and various solo performances from our principal artists.
The concerts feature works by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Warlock and more. The series has been recorded at the Berry School of Arts, Wollongong Conservatorium of Music and musician's homes in a socially distanced manner.
"This recording project has financially re-engaged our orchestra as a whole ensemble, in smaller chamber settings and in a soloist capacity," they wrote in a newsletter.
"By purchasing a digital subscription, you are directly supporting the musicians involved in this project who have been restricted with low to no performance work for most of 2020," the newsletter said.
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