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BNP Paribas is committed to preserving and promoting cultural heritage and encouraging artistic expression ever since the BNP Paribas Foundation was created in 1984.

Australian Chamber Orchestra

BNP Paribas is committed to encouraging artistic expression and supporting those who embody our core values of creativity, innovation and commitment.

It has been our privilege to work with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) for more than 15 years, most notably as the Presenting Partner of the ACO Academy, aimed at developing talented string musicians from senior schools across Australia.

In 2021 we were pleased to join the ACO in announcing the inaugural ACO BNP Paribas Pathway Scholarship. This annual scholarship was developed as an accessible pathway to specialist string training and development for promising school aged musicians by providing financial and other support with activities associated with reaching a high level of string playing.

BNP Paribas is proud to be supporting and growing the next generation of Australian musicians through both these sponsorships.

The ACO is recognised as a gold-standard in chamber orchestras globally. They are an organisation steeped in history, the music they play and the instruments they play on, yet focused on the future through collaboration and innovation. These core values are also true of BNP Paribas and one of the many reasons we value our partnership with the ACO.

Full details of the ACO performances can be found at

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