Classics in the City – Wednesday

Wednesdays, 7pm / City Recital Hall

4 Concert Package from $140

Delight in the wonders of smaller-scale masterpieces from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras. Enjoy the intimate City Recital Hall and its crystal-clear acoustics.

This new series features music of powerful exuberance from the great German and Italian Baroque masters including Handel, Monteverdi, Vivaldi and Gabrieli.

It’s a grand musical tour which also offers ravishing works by Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Elgar.



Handel and Telemann

Handel and Telemann

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 / 7pm

Early music expert David Stern conducts Handel’s hits in the gilded intimacy of City Recital Hall.

HANDEL Water Music – selections
TELEMANN Water Music – selections
HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks

David Stern conductor



Rebel,Gabrieli and Vivaldi

Rebel, Gabrieli and Vivaldi

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 / 7pm

The riches of the Venetian empire weren’t just silk and gold – they were her artists and musicians. Conductor Benjamin Bayl is our guide to Venice and beyond.

MONTEVERDI L'Orfeo – Sinfonia
VIVALDI Concerto for four violins
GABRIELI Canzona for brass and strings
CORELLI Concerto Grosso No.4
REBEL Les élémens

Benjamin Bayl conductor



Mozart and Beethoven

Mozart and Beethoven

Wednesday, 19 August 2020 / 7pm

Violinist Henning Kraggerud leads the Sydney Symphony in a program of transcendent music.

MOZART Adagio and Fugue, K.546
BEETHOVEN Romance No.1
BEETHOVEN Romance No.2
MOZART Symphony No.40, K.550

Henning Kraggerud violin-director



Andrew Haveron Performs Mozart

Tchaikovsky and Elgar

Wednesday, 7 October 2020 / 7pm

The prodigious melodic gifts of Elgar, Debussy and Tchaikovsky are on extravagant display in these works for string orchestra, deservedly among their most beloved pieces.

ELGAR Introduction and Allegro
DEBUSSY Danses – Sacrée et profane
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings

Andrew Haveron violin-director
Louise Johnson harp



Bonus Offers and Benefits

The Complete Brandenburg Concertos

Bonus Offer

Buy a Classics in the City pack and add The Complete Brandenburg Concertos for just $75.

Early Bird Prize

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Subscribe by Friday 6 September 2019 and you'll be in the draw to win an extraordinary 13-day Northern European escape, courtesy of our Masters Series Presenting Partner Abercrombie & Kent.

Subscriber benefits

Enjoy these subscriber benefits!

Save up to 20% on buying concerts individually.
Priority seating with our preferred seating zones.
Exchanges. Change your dates if your plans change.



Classics in the City is available as a curated 4 concert pack on Wednesdays or Thursdays. You can also add any concert to a Create Your Own Pack.

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