Great Classics – 7 Event Package

Saturdays / 2pm
Sydney Opera House
7 Event Package – from $350

What makes a perfect Saturday afternoon in Sydney? Hearing the world’s top artists perform orchestral favourites – and some refreshing soon-to-be favourites – right by the sparkling harbour in the world’s most inspiring concert hall. Experience your best Sydney.

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Scottish Fantasy

Scottish Fantasy

Saturday 9 March 2019 / 2pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

BRUCH Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.3 (Scottish)

Asher Fisch conductor
Tianwa Yang violin

Virtuoso violinist Tianwa Yang and Asher Fisch take us to the Romantic wilds of Scotland with Bruch, Mendelssohn and Strauss.


Barry Douglas performs Brahms

Barry Douglas performs Brahms

Saturday 30 March 2019 / 2pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

MILLS Aeolian Caprices
SIBELIUS Symphony No.7
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.2

Lawrence Renes conductor
Barry Douglas piano

Majestic music to reveal stunning vistas. Pianist Barry Douglas performs heroic Brahms and Sibelius’s Seventh Symphony soars.


Dvorak's Symphony No.6

Dvořák’s Symphony No.6

Saturday 15 June 2019 / 2pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

BIZET L’Arlésienne: Highlights from the Suites
CHAUSSON Poème for violin and orchestra
RAVEL Tzigane for violin and orchestra
DVOŘÁK Symphony No.6

Jaime Martín conductor
Nemanja Radulović violin

Virtuoso showstoppers, Bohemian spirit and Romantic style…


Schubert and Liszt

Schubert and Liszt

Saturday 24 August 2019 / 2pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

SCHUBERT The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: Overture
SCHUBERT arr. Liszt Wanderer Fantasy
LISZT Dante Symphony

Simone Young conductor
Louis Lortie piano

Simone Young shows us Schubert’s Vienna with pianist Louis Lortie and the infernal visions of Liszt’s Dante Symphony.


Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar's Cello Concerto

Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto

Saturday 21 September 2019 / 2pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
ELGAR Cello Concerto
ELGAR Enigma Variations

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Andreas Brantelid cello

Ashkenazy conducts two Elgar masterpieces – the Cello Concerto and the Enigma Variations.


Donald Runnicles conducts Bruckner

Donald Runnicles conducts Bruckner Symphony No.7

Saturday 19 October 2019 / 2pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall

MESSIAEN Les offrandes oubliées (The Forgotten Offerings)
BRUCKNER Symphony No.7

Donald Runnicles conductor

You don’t listen to a Bruckner symphony, you inhabit it. Donald Runnicles is our guide in Bruckner’s expansive – yet accessible – Seventh.


American Harmonies

American Harmonies

Saturday 30 November 2019 / 5pm
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall
Please note the later start time for this concert

COPLAND Appalachian Spring: Suite
ROUSE Bassoon Concerto Australian Premiere
ADAMS Harmonielehre

David Robertson conductor
Todd Gibson-Cornish bassoon

David Robertson conducts American dreams by Adams, Copland and Rouse, including the classic Appalachian Spring in his final concert as Chief Conductor.



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