Cocktail Hour – Friday 6 Event Package

Fridays / 6pm
Sydney Opera House Utzon Room
6 Event Package – Only $390 per person

The intimacy and sparkling harbour views of the Utzon Room make the perfect setting for these jewel-like chamber music concerts. With your cocktail in hand, enjoy delicate chamber masterpieces performed by Sydney Symphony musicians.

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BOOK EARLY!  The Utzon Room is an intimate setting that only allows for small audience numbers.
The earlier you book the better your chances of experiencing these performances.

Haydn and Beethoven

Haydn and Beethoven

Friday 29 March 6pm

HILDEGARD OF BINGEN Improvisation on ‘Ave Generosa’
HAYDN arr. Oguey Cor Anglais Quintet (after the ‘Gypsy Rondo’ Piano Trio)
BEETHOVEN arr. Boersma Seranade in D, Op.8

Musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Delight in a little night music by Beethoven, Haydn and the musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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Boccherini and Glazunov

Boccherini and Glazunov

Friday 21 June 6pm

BOCCHERINI String Quintet in C major, G.349
GLAZUNOV String Quintet in A major, Op.39

Musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

A tuneful evening with Boccherini, Glazunov and an ‘extra’ cello.

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Dohnányi and Shostakovich

Dohnányi and Shostakovich

Friday 5 July 6pm

DOHNÁNYI Serenade for string trio
GRAN Finnish Tango (after traditional tunes)
SHOSTAKOVICH Two Pieces for string octet

Musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Dreams and dances by Dohnányi and Shostakovich, with a detour to Finland for a tango lesson.

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Beethoven and Brahms

Beethoven and Brahms

Friday 23 August 6pm

BEETHOVEN String Quartet in E minor, Op.59 No.2 (Razumovsky No.2)
BRAHMS String Quintet No.2

Musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Masterpieces by Beethoven and Brahms demonstrate the depth and power of chamber music.

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The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's Tale

Friday 27 September 6pm

STRAVINSKY Ragtime
BARTÓK String Quartet No.3
LUTOSŁAWSKI Dance Preludes
STRAVINSKY The Soldier’s Tale: Suite

2019 Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows

Jazzy, folky, dancelike and devilish – the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Fellows perform playful modern masterpieces.

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Mendelssohn and Martinu

Mendelssohn and Martinů

Friday 25 October 6pm

VILLA-LOBOS Duo for oboe and bassoon
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No.2
MARTINŮ Nonet

Musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

A soulful, sophisticated and sparkling musical hour with lyrical Mendelssohn and classical Martinů.

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Cocktail Hour
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Cocktail Hour packages are available Friday and Saturday evenings as 3 Event and 6 Event packages, and Sunday afternoon as a 3 Event package. 

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