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Special Events

2019 includes a multitude of Special Events. Don’t miss the return of Lang Lang; the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; Britten’s Peter Grimes in Concert and more.

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2019 Opening Season Gala

2019 Season Opening Gala

Friday 8 February 8pm

R STRAUSS Thus Spake Zarathustra
WESTLAKE Spirit of the Wild – Oboe Concerto
GRAINGER The Warriors

David Robertson conductor
Diana Doherty oboe

A blazing beginning to 2019. Strauss’s Thus Spake Zarathustra is an unforgettable musical odyssey.

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Music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington

The Music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Concert

Saturday 23 February 7pm

DUKE ELLINGTON Greatest Hits
COUNT BASIE Greatest Hits

Wynton Marsalis trumpet
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Count Basie and Duke Ellington are jazz royalty. So is Wynton Marsalis, leading one of the great bands in a celebration of swing.

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Lang Lang Gala Performance

Lang Lang Gala Performance

Thursday 27 June 8pm
Saturday 29 June 8pm

BERIO after Schubert Rendering
SCHUBERT Symphony No.8 (Unfinished)
MOZART Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, K491

David Robertson conductor
Lang Lang piano

Piano superstar Lang Lang returns to Sydney to play Mozart in a concert conducted by Chief Conductor David Robertson.

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A Russian Gala

A Russian Gala 

Friday 8 November 8pm
Saturday 9 November 8pm

TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No.1
RACHMANINOFF Symphony No.2

Lionel Bringuier conductor
Behzod Abduraimov piano

The compelling artistry of Behzod Abduraimov in Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1, and Rachmaninoff’s most popular symphony.

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David Robertson conducts Brittens Peter Grimes

Britten's Peter Grimes in Concert

Thursday 25 July 7pm
Saturday 27 July 7pm

BRITTEN Peter Grimes

David Robertson conductor
Stuart Skelton Peter Grimes
Nicole Car Ellen Orford
Deborah Humble Auntie
Alan Held Balstrode
Michael Honeyman Ned Keene
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs 

David Robertson conducts a superb cast led by Stuart Skelton in Peter Grimes, one of the great operas of the 20th century.

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Every Good Boy Deserves Favour

Tom Stoppard and André Previn’s
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour

Friday 22 November 7pm
Saturday 23 November 7pm

PREVIN & STOPPARD Every Good Boy Deserves Favour – A play for actors and orchestra SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.9

David Robertson conductor
Mitchell Butel Alexander Ivanov
Tom Morris director

‘Never mix music with politics.’ Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn’s dark political-musical comedy does exactly that!

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Browse our 2019 Season Packages

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