Richard Tognetti

Mr Richard Tognetti

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2015


An inspired and creative musician who has crafted the Australian Chamber Orchestra into an orchestra of high international standing with a profile that is unique in the world, Tognetti has also championed music by Australian composers and challenged the boundaries between classical concert music and various streams of contemporary popular and world music.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.