Leaving a gift to the Sydney Symphony in your Will is a way you can ensure a strong and vibrant future for the orchestra.
What is the Play On! program?
Play On! is Sydney Symphony's bequest program, which allows us
to build a connection with our future bequestors during their
The Play on! Program is free and confidential. Being a member
enables us to keep you informed of interesting developments and
include you in relevant events. Please contact us and indicate your
interest to be part of this community.
The Sydney Symphony's aspirations to provide the best orchestral
experiences and education programs stretch our resources. Your
future support will enable us to keep inspiring others with the
best orchestral music, in the same way that our music has inspired
Your bequest can support any of the Sydney Symphony's activities and
Legal and Tax advice
Leaving a bequest, or a gift from your estate, is a big
decision. Your will is the legal document that lists the
beneficiaries of your estate.
Your bequest can be in the form of cash or other assets such as
real estate, shares, bonds or items of value.
If you don't have a will, we recommend you consult your lawyer, or
The Public Trustee in your state or territory to help you to
complete one. In NSW, the office is known as the NSW Trustee and
Guardian, and provides professional and independent trustee
services in the making of wills, acting as executor in deceased
estates, and administering trusts and Powers of Attorney.
If you wish to add the Sydney Symphony to your existing will, you
can simply add a codicil, signed and witnessed in the same way as
Public Trustee of NSW
Hotline : 1300 364 103
We also recommended that you consult a tax advisor or the
Australian Tax Office to fully understand the tax implications of
Wording your bequest
If you wish to add the Sydney Symphony to your existing will,
you can simply add a codicil, signed and witnessed in the same way
as your will. We recommend you consult your legal advisor to
For the purposes of a Will, our legal name is Sydney Symphony
Orchestra Holdings Pty Limited (ABN 70 072 864 067).
Case study: Ray Wilson OAM
The best thing you can do if you're considering making a bequest
to the Sydney Symphony, says Ray, is talk to the staff. Read
How to contact us
Your support means the world to us. We would be very pleased to
discuss how your gift will make a valued difference to the Sydney
Please contact a member of the Orchestra's Philanthropy
team for more information.
Your enquiry will be handled with care and in the strictest