Friends of the NPCO 2018 Summer Soiree

Join Artistic Director Gemma Turvey and core players Larissa Aguiar (violin) and Campbell Banks (cello) on Sunday 4th February 2018 for our Friends of the NPCO Summer Soiree.  Come and hear some of the music they’ve been working on over the summer,  in preparation for our 2018 Season!

New and prospective Friends of the NPCO are also very welcome to attend!  Simply RSVP to office@npco.com.au to pledge your membership, and finalise payment in advance or on the day.

To sign up online, or for more information about Friends of the NPCO program including membership packages and benefits click here or email us at office@npco.com.au 


2pm Sunday 4th February 2018

NPCO Studio, Richmond

Parking and access details will be provided on receipt of your RSVP

RSVP to office@npco.com.au

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2018 Arts Program – PRISM

Following the success of their Melbourne Recital Centre Prism program,  Artistic Director Gemma Turvey and NPCO String Quartet perform an enchanting evening of music exploring the themes of perception and illusion as part of the 2018 VAMFF Arts Program. Including Arvo Pärt’s transcendent Spiegel im Spiegel, Piazzolla’s stunning Oblivion featuring Jeremy Blackman (violin) and pianist & composer Gemma Turvey’s new work Prism for Piano and String Quartet.

A pre-concert talk with leading local designers and commentators will discuss fashion and music’s powerful role in changing perceptions.


7pm Wednesday 7th March 2018 

Secret location to be revealed! 

Tickets on sale 8th January 2018

NPCO Limited & Melbourne Recital Centre present

From Jewish Life

Pianist and composer Gemma Turvey leads members of the New Palm Court Orchestra (NPCO) with guest guitarist Gidi Ifergan in a moving evening of Hebraic inspired music. Featuring George Dreyfus’ Larino, Safe Haven, Turvey’s Ha Ben & Coda, traditional melodies and Ernest Bloch’s heartfelt From Jewish Life. This evening will also include a free 15 minute pre-concert talk from 7pm.


7pm Thursday 17th May 2018 

Melbourne Recital Centre Salon

Corner Sturt St & Southbank Blvd, Southbank

Tickets $39 Book Online at melbournerecital.com.au

Music on the Mount 2018 – Songlines

Join us for a magical weekend in Buninyong in regional Victoria, for Buninyong Primary School’s Music on the Mount collaborative concert with the NPCO. The evening features original student compositions, performed by the students of the Maestro & Me Program overseen by NPCO AD Gemma Turvey alongside arrangements of much loved choral and instrumental works for the students to perform with the NPCO.

“It is with such pride that the NPCO and I share the stage with these brave, creative, inspiring young musicians. It really is our favourite gig of the year” says Gemma. Each year the evening raises significant funds for the school’s music program.


Saturday 2nd June 2018

Buninyong Primary School

202 Simpson Rd, Buninyong, Victoria

Tickets on sale Feburary 2018