The Sydney Symphony celebrates Paul Goodchild

The Sydney Symphony celebrates Paul Goodchild

A thrilling celebration of the inextinguishable power of the music and Paul Goodchild’s brazen artistry.

‘Music is life, and like it inextinguishable.’ Carl Nielsen’s Fourth Symphony blazes with passion, an embodiment of the dynamic energy of creation. For Nielsen, music lives ‘tenfold more intensely than any living thing’, and a performance of the Inextinguishable, says critic Tom Service, ‘should leave you battered yet uplifted, dazed but thrilled’.

William Lovelock’s tuneful Australian classic concerto lets Associate Principal Trumpet Paul Goodchild shine. Jaunty, springing rhythms capture the spirit of the trumpet, and Lovelock spotlights its hidden talent for lyrical song. 

Sibelius’s rousing Finlandia begins the concert with a life-affirming celebration of music’s power, and a virtual anthem for Finnish independence and freedom everywhere. 

Ashkenazy’s Romeo and Juliet

Ashkenazy’s Romeo and Juliet

19-22 Sep

Sydney Opera House

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Mozart and Wagner

Mozart and Wagner

22 Sep

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House

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Tchaikovsky Cello Favourites

Tchaikovsky Cello Favourites

27-29 Sep

Sydney Opera House

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The Last Days of Socrates

The Last Days of Socrates

11-12 Oct

Sydney Opera House

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Thibaudet plays the Egyptian Concerto

Thibaudet plays the Egyptian Concerto

17-20 Oct

Sydney Opera House

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