This performance is postponed in line with the current Public Health Order issued by the NSW Government.
We are working with artists and management companies to reschedule postponed performances for later this year, when we can perform for you once more. We will advise ticket holders of the new performance dates as soon as possible. In the meantime, you can keep hold of your tickets.
For more information about upcoming concerts and other ticketing options, visit our COVID-19 update page.
Please keep safe and well and let’s play another day.
When Shostakovich debuted his fifth symphony in 1937, it was met with a 40-minute standing ovation.
Like the epic score for Game of Thrones or the soundtrack for Inception, this musical piece will give make you feel every emotion: from defiance to despair and from unspeakable tragedy to rebellious celebration. And like any great film score, Shostakovich’s creation will render you speechless within one sitting – just as it did its first audience.
Australian-born conductor Alexander Briger conducts close to 100 musicians as they bring Shostakovich’s heroic symphony to life onstage. All in one hour (which is extra great if you’re looking for something to do after work). One musical piece. One unforgettable sonic experience.