Adrian Keating has brought Orchestras and Ensembles together for:

Sydney Festival, Sydney Opera House Orchestra, Paris Opera Ballet, Sir George Martin, Sir James Galway, Sir Cliff Richard, David Helfgott, Bernadette Peters, Al Jarreau, Jose Carreras, Rod Stewart, Aled Jones, AWR Music Chicago, Little Black Duck Productions (Bugd Bunny on Broadway),

Sydney Lyric Orchestra – Credits
Dame Kiri Te Kanewa, Paris Opera Ballet, Jose Carreras, Richard Bonynge, Martha Wainwright, U.N.K.L.E,

Tina Arena- Opera House Concert Hall, Opera In The Vineyards, Sir James Galway CC Entertainment, Ken Unsworth, Boxoffice Hits

Opera in the Vineyards  2008-2012,

Ch9 'Smile' Station ID 2008, BANKSIA Awards 2010, "A Ringing Glass - Rilke" for Ken Unsworth, Cockatoo Island Art Installation, UnKle LIVE 2011, CC Entertainment shows since 2001 including "A Day In The Life" Beatles retrospective and "Whole Lotta Love" Led Zeppelin celebration,

PSYCHO at the Sydney Opera House for Tim Woods Entertainment.

Director & Concertmaster Adrian Keating - Resume

Adrian Keating was Principal Violinist with Opera Australia for over 25 years and has performed as Guest Concertmaster, Acting Deputy Concertmaster and Acting Principal of 2nd Violins.

Adrian has released three Blues CD's as “Adrian K” and the live DVD/CD “Classically Blue” and led string sessions for over 10 Top 10 Australian singles and albums.

He has also accompanied many contemporary singers such as Australian artists Jeff Duff, Geoff Achison,Kevin Borich, international artists Martha Wainwright and UnKle, and performed as a guest on The Voice Australia.

As Director of the Sydney Lyric Orchestra, Adrian’s clients have included the Paris Opera Ballet, Jose Carreras, Tina Arena, Opera in the Vineyards, CC Entertainment, Banksia Awards, Ken Unsworth, Richard Bonynge, Patrick Togher Artist Management, and Tim Woods Entertainment.

As Concertmaster at the Sydney Festival, Adrian led performances for Sir George Martin, Bernadette Peters and Al Jarreau; and he has also led orchestras for Australian tours with David Helfgott, Sir Cliff Richard and Rod Stewart.

In 2005, Adrian completed the International Masterclass for Conductors St Petersburg under Alexander Polyanichko.

Adrian has presented improvisation seminars to the Rising Stars program at the Sydney Conservatorium and a three-hour lecture “Making Music Immediate” first demonstrated at the Wollongong Conservatorium.

Adrian is currently Director of Strings St Andrews Cathedral School, a regular tutor for Sydney Youth Orchestra, and he teaches students privately,

specialising in assisting with audition preparation for professional orchestra positions.

Adrian has written arrangements for many contemporary artists. His breadth of experience in soundscapes and voicing as a professional orchestral player with the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra is evident in the standard of his work, paying attention to the needs of each artist.

Adrian has provided ensembles and performed recording sessions and live shows for:

Tim Finn, You Am I, Jackie Orszaczky, Steve Balbi, Deisel, Leonardo’s Bride, Wendy Matthews, Savage Garden, Simon Meli, Jackie Orszaczky, Tina Harrod, Floyd Vincent & The Childbrides, Geoff Achison, Casey Donovan (Australian Idol Winner) Hoodoo Gurus, Grinspoon, Ej Barnes, Jimmy Barnes, Hubris, The Voice Australia, Abi Tucker, Jeff Duff, Vine, Field Day, Souldiggers, Rosalind Chia, Sophie Serafino, Glass, Aled Jones, Carmen Smith, Hubris, Green Dragon Productions

Adrian has composed arrangements for:

Jimmy Barnes National Tour 2015, Wendy Matthews; Channel 9 Station ID, U.N.K.L.E., Steve Balbi, Geoff Achison with Classically Blue, Floyd Vincent, Hubris, Abi Tucker, Jeff Duff, Justine Clarke, Sophie Serafino , Vine, Field Day, Souldiggers, Brendan Horn, Simon Meli and the Widowbirds, Glass, Aled Jones, numerous CC Entertainment productions.


Director and Concertmaster Adrian Keating is recognised for his work as Principal Violinist with the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra for over 25 years... more

Credits: Sydney Festival, Paris Opera Ballet, Sir George Martin, Sir James Galway, Sir Cliff Richard, David Helfgott, Al Jarreau, Jose Carreras, Jimmy Barnes... more

Bookings: The Sydney Lyric Orchestra is currently available for all recording and live performance engagements in any sized combination up to a 75-piece orchestra... more

Richard Bonynge – The Opera Collection
Rodelinda, HWV 19, Act I: Sinfonia (Largo) · Sydney Lyric Orchestra · George Frideric Handel · Richard Bonynge

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