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DUDU CARMEL: Oboe Virtuoso

4 August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST

Dudu Carmel, Solo Oboist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, is a wild, mercurial personality, famed for his dazzling brilliance and musical daring.

In 2018, he leads musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) for the first time in a specially curated concert.

With the exception of the Mozart Divertimento, the works Dudu has selected are re-workings by their composers to feature the oboe as soloist, with Berio’s characteristically theatrical Chemins IV (his gloss on his dizzying oboe Sequenza) teeming with particularly outrageous invention and vertiginous virtuosity.


  • MOZART Quintet in C minor for oboe and strings K406a
  • JOLIVET Sérénade for wind quintet
  • BERIO Chemins IV for oboe and strings
  • MOZART Divertimento for oboe, 2 horns and strings in D K251


  • Dudu Carmel oboe/director
  • ANAM Musicians

Fun Fact: 
“I get a new oboe every year. I am not sentimental about it. I am addicted to the feeling of “opening” a new instrument. Professional oboists get new instruments once every few years, not every year like me.” – Dudu Carmel

The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAMis dedicated to the training of the most exceptional young classical musicians from Australia and New Zealand.

It is a place in which young musicians fulfil their potential as music leaders, distinguished by their skill, imagination and courage, and by their determined contribution to a vibrant music culture.

ANAM Musicians share the stage with the world’s finest artists, performing in venues across Australia.

Alumni work in orchestras and chamber ensembles around the world, performing as soloists, contributing to educating the next generation of musicians, and winning major national and international awards.



Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne
210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia