Ben Opie is an oboist whose talents extend across the entire repertoire for oboe. His passion for contemporary music has led him to work with ensembles such as the Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Opera Parallele, Ensemble Offspring and Magik*Magik Orchestra. He has performed at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music since its inception in 2013, and in 2015 presented a mixed media presentation of new works including world and Australian premieres.
Ben has commissioned many new works for oboe and regularly gives both national and international premieres. Ben has collaborated with visual artists, poets, video installation artists, dancers, sound artists and radio documentary producers. Throughout his career he has been passionate about all art