French Canadian Da Costa plays a Stradivarius violin from 1727, and his new release ‘Stradivarius at the Opera’, features incredible opera arias and compositions for violin and orchestra. This exciting and intimate concert will feature these and more, reconfigured for a string ensemble. Audiences can expect renditions of Bizet’s Carmen, Wagner’s Romance and Parsifal, Romeo and Juliet’s The Night of the Rose and many other magical works that will deeply touch, inspire and enchant. In addition to his soloist activities, Alexandre Da Costa is Associate Professor and Head of Strings at the Edith Cowan University and regularly gives masterclasses at various universities and conservatories around the world. He has served as Concertmaster of orchestras such as the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse and the Singapore Symphony, under some of the world’s top conductors. His latest album ‘Stradivarius at the Opera’ was recorded with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.