Orchestra Victoria

In 1967 The Elizabethan Trust Melbourne Orchestra divided into Sydney and Melbourne ensembles, the Melbourne ensemble being called The Elizabethan Melbourne Orchestra. In 1986, ownership of The Elizabethan Melbourne Orchestra was transferred to the Victorian Arts Centre and its name was changed to State Orchestra Of Victoria then in 2001 the Orchestra left the Arts Centre to become an independent, self-governing organisation named Orchestra Victoria. In 2014 Orchestra Victoria became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Australian Ballet, conducted since then by Nicolette Fraillon.