World class violinist and director to lead national string ensemble ACO2 at Nambour Civic Centre
  • Tuesday 19 May 2015
Around the world with Benjamin Schmid and ACO2

Council’s Nambour Civic Centre will host world class violinist and director Benjamin Schmid as he leads the Australian Chamber Orchestra in a fresh and energetic performance on Friday, May 22 at 7.30pm.

The ACO2’s Around the World performance will be nothing short of impressive as they take you on a culturally flagrant experience through America, Russia and Germany, bringing you sounds from Salzburg, Barcelona and Paris.

Benjamin Schmid is an outstanding violinist and award-winning director who has travelled the globe releasing sounds that sooth and refresh the soul.

He has certainly been around the world - being born in Vienna, growing up in Salzburg, performing in London, teaching master classes in Switzerland, and now, guest directing in Australia for what will surely be an incredible performance by ACO2.

His experience is nothing short of extraordinary, having performed on the world’s major stages with renowned orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic, the Philharmonic Orchestra London, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

To compliment his experience, Schmid is the recipient of many awards such as the Mozart, the Beethoven and the Audience Prize.

In 1992, Schmid also won the Carl Flesch competition, which is an award dedicated to Carl Flesch - one of the greatest violin teachers in history.

Tickets are $35 for SCvip Members, $45 for adults, $37 for concessions and young people under 26 years, $35 for groups of eight or more and school groups $20 per person.

For your chance to see Benjamin Schmid live and up close as he passionately performs and directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra, please call the venue on 5475 7755 or visit

The Nambour Civic Centre is located on the upper level of the C-Square complex, 52–64 Currie Street, Nambour. Parking is available via Mill Street across from the Coles Supermarket.