Chief Conductor (2013 - )
The Australian & Asian Orchestra (AAO) is a unique and quality community ensemble dedicated to bringing both music and people from Asian and Western backgrounds together. Based in Melbourne, the orchestra performs great known and little known Western classical works alongside symphonic Asian works. Another notable feature of the orchestra’s concerts is regularly giving world premieres performances of original Western or Eastern
Co-founded in November 2013 by Robert Dora & Peter Lim, the orchestra has performed with Nationally or Internationally renowned soloists including Shu- Cheen Yu, Tony Gould and Ji-Won Kim as well as up and coming soloists such as Aaron Klein (Clarinet). The orchestra is comprised of players from a range of backgrounds and musical experiences (they include: semi-professional musicians, community players, university players as well as a few professionals - all of whom donate their time).