5 NOVEMBER, 2020
Dvořák’s passion for folk music can be traced back to its popularity in his childhood. Fragments of folk music can be heard in most of his pieces, especially Terzetto in C.
29 OCTOBER, 2020
Considered one of the pieces that brought Brahms back out of retirement, the Clarinet Quintet is a lush masterpiece filled with colour.
01 OCTOBER, 2020
For Walt Whitman, who devoted an essay to it, Beethoven’s Septet was ‘Nature laughing on a hillside in sunshine’. Hear one of Beethoven's most successful and widely loved pieces.
24 SEPTEMBER, 2020
Celebrate Australian music with Ross Edwards’ quartet for piano and strings.
17 SEPTEMBER, 2020
Watch the one and only Ben Folds and musicians from the Sydney Symphony collaborate on a spontaneously composed piece of music.
10 SEPTEMBER, 2020
"A miniature Italian opera, with two faintly unlikely impersonators of the soprano and tenor – a pair of double basses."
03 SEPTEMBER, 2020
A string quartet from one of the great trailblazers of Australian music, Richard Meale.
16 AUGUST, 2020
Watch the world premiere of Movement for String Quartet, composed by Sydney Symphony Viola Justin Williams.
09 AUGUST, 2020
William Barton and musicians from the Sydney Symphony perform two of Barton's enthralling pieces for string quartet and didgeridoo.
02 AUGUST, 2020
A favourite among brass players, David Stanhope's Three Folksongs for Brass Quintet are delightfully catchy pieces influenced by the Australian-born composer Percy Grainger.
26 JULY, 2020
Last Waltz has the groove of a Viennese Waltz, but in this case it’s “syncopated and twisted…and kind of loud.”
05 JULY, 2020
Watch the world premiere of Hat-trick, composed by Harry Sdraulig for Joshua Batty, Diana Doherty and Todd Gibson-Cornish.
26 JUNE, 2020
Join us for Guillame Paque’s Souvenir de Curis, performed in memory of Peter Weiss AO, lifetime friend and beloved benefactor of the Orchestra.
21 JUNE, 2020
Recorded for international Make Music Day 2020, we’re thrilled to present a program of Mozart, Beethoven and Stanhope featuring the woodwinds and brass of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
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