Thursday Afternoon Symphony – 9

Thursdays, 1.30pm / Sydney Town Hall

9 Concert Package from $325
 

Enjoy the grandeur of our full-scale performances in nine dazzling afternoons, and make it back home before sunset.

Experience both programs of Vladimir Ashkenazy’s exciting Northern Lights Festival and rare appearances by guest soloists including Daniel Müller-Schott, Augustin Hadelich and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

 

 

Debussy and Ravel

Debussy and Ravel

Thursday, 27 February 2020 / 1.30pm

A voyage on the impressionistic seas of Debussy and Mendelssohn, plus Ravel’s dazzling piano concerto.

RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
MENDELSSOHN The Hebrides
DEBUSSY La mer

Jun Märkl conductor
Alexandra Dariescu piano

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Beethoven and Brahms

Beethoven and Brahms

Thursday, 16 April 2020 / 1.30pm

Ukrainian conductor Kirill Karabits leads the orchestra in inspiring performances of Brahms and Beethoven.

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.4
BRAHMS Symphony No.2

Kirill Karabits conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano

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Northern Lights Festival Program 1

Northern Lights Festival Program 1

Thursday, 21 May 2020 / 1.30pm

Vladimir Ashkenazy’s affinity with Sibelius and the rich romanticism of Grieg is renowned. Join him for an adventure to the north.

GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No.1
GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No.2
SIBELIUS Symphony No.5

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor

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Northern Lights Festival Program 2

Northern Lights Festival Program 2

Thursday, 28 May 2020 / 1.30pm

The emotional weather of Sibelius’ violin concerto runs cool and hot, and Sibelius’ searing First Symphony blazes with Northern Light.

SIBELIUS Karelia Suite
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
SIBELIUS Symphony No.1

Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Akiko Suwanai violin

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Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Thursday, 9 July 2020 / 1.30pm

Felix Mendelssohn’s concerto is one of the most cherished violin works of all, and the perfect vehicle for the ‘immaculate and rapturous’ music-making of soloist Augustin Hadelich.

STRAUSS Serenade Op.7
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.4 ‘Italian’

David Robertson conductor
Augustin Hadelich violin

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Simone Young conducts Beethoven

Simone Young conducts Beethoven

Thursday, 30 July 2020 / 1.30pm

Simone Young is renowned for her interpretations of the great Viennese masters, and here she brings her attention to Beethoven, the man and the music.

BEETHOVEN arr. Dean String Quartet Op.59, No.1 – Adagio
DEAN Testament for Orchestra
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7

Simone Young conductor

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Dvorak Cello Concerto

Dvořák Cello Concerto 

Thursday, 24 September 2020 / 1.30pm

Dvořák's captivating concerto harnesses the full expressive range of the cello's voice, from fierce declamation to soaring song.

TCHAIKOVSKY The Tempest
RAVEL Une barque sur l'océan
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto

Fabien Gabel conductor
Daniel Müller-Schott cello

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Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2

Thursday, 15 October 2020 / 1.30pm

Virtuoso Alexander Gavrylyuk is every bit the master of this epic concerto, renowned for ‘revelatory’ Rachmaninov performances.

BARBER The School for Scandal – Overture
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No.2
PROKOFIEV arr. Harth-Bedoya Cinderella – Suite

Miguel Harth-Bedoya conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk piano

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Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Thursday, 5 November 2020 / 1.30pm

The embarrassment of riches in Mozart’s piano concerto No.23 rewards pianist, orchestra and audience.

ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
MOZART Piano Concerto No.23, K.488
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.6, Pathétique

Jaime Martín conductor
Ingrid Fliter piano

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Bonus Offers and Benefits
 

A Viennese Gala

Bonus Offer 1

Buy a Thursday Afternoon Symphony 9 pack and add
A Viennese Gala for just $75.

Last Night of the Proms

Bonus Offer 2

Buy a Thursday Afternoon Symphony 4, 5 or 9 pack and add Last Night of the Proms for just $50.

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.

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Thursday Afternoon Symphony is available as a curated 4, 5 or 9 concert pack. You can also add any concert to a Create Your Own Pack.

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