- 1 Career
- 2 Collaborations
- 3 Awards
- 4 Current activities
- 5 Instruments
- 6 Family
- 7 External links
- 8 References
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
In 1965 he was appointed co-concertmaster with Robert Miller, later becoming concertmaster, a position he held for 33 years until his retirement in 1998.
From 1988 to 1989 Donald Hazelwood was Artistic Director of the National Ensemble at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
From 1989 to 1991 and in 1996 he was Director of Music for the Conservatorium of Music's National Music Camp.
He is a life member of Youth Music Australia.
In 1997 Hazelwood had a tribute concert at the Sydney Opera House, where he performed Dvorak's Romance in F minor with the Sydney Symphony.
In 1998 he retired as concertmaster after 33 years with the Orchestra.
Spokane Symphony Orchestra
World Philharmonic Orchestra
Austral String Quartet
Donald Hazelwood has performed as a soloist with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation orchestras on many occasions, including:
- Barry Conyngham's work Ice Carving for Violin Solo and Strings
- Peter Sculthorpe's Irkanda IV (released on CD)
- Violin concertos by Elgar (B minor) and Bruch (No. 1 in G minor)
- Solo appearances at Under the Stars in 1992 and 1995.
Donald has recently been working internationally with The Australian Trio.
- Giovanni Baptista Grancino violin made in 1716.
- Violin made of Australian timbers by the Australian violin maker, Graham Caldersmith in 2003.
His first wife Anne Menzies was a clarinetist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for 26 years until 1994. Their daughter Jane Hazelwood is a violist. Their son-in-law is Carl Pini, the violinist.
- Portrait of Donald Hazelwood (1986), Music Australia.
- Australian Trio in Concert, Australian High Commission for Brunie Durassalam[permanent dead link].