March 2018

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1:30PM
Heaven is Closed

Heaven is Closed

Two anti-heroes, a great violin concerto and a popular Australian composer.

Mar 1

1:30PM

Sydney Opera House

Dima Slobodeniouk
conductor
Lisa Batiashvili
violin

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8:00PM
Heaven is Closed

Heaven is Closed

Two anti-heroes, a great violin concerto and a popular Australian composer.

Mar 2

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Dima Slobodeniouk
conductor
Lisa Batiashvili
violin
6:00PM
Bach and Beethoven

Bach and Beethoven

It’s Bach with a twist and Beethoven straight up in this one-hour concert of intimate chamber music.

Mar 2

6:00PM

Utzon Room

Musicians of the SSO

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8:00PM
Eskimo Joe

Eskimo Joe

Iconic indie legends Eskimo Joe prepare to rock out with their biggest band yet: the SSO!

Mar 7

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

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10

8:00PM
Swing on This

Swing on This

Hear some of Australia’s leading stage and screen stars with their take on all-time swing classics.

Mar 10

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Michael Falzon
vocalist
Luke Kennedy
vocalist
Rob Mills
vocalist
Ben Mingay
vocalist
Vanessa Scammell
conductor
Craig Schneider
piano

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2:00PM
Who Needs a Conductor Anyway?

Who Needs a Conductor Anyway?

Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi teams up with the SSO for a rollercoaster ride.

Mar 11

2:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Roger Benedict
conductor
Simon Tedeschi
piano
Eva di Cesare
director

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8:00PM
Nelson Freire plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire returns with Beethoven’s mighty Emperor concerto.

Mar 14

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Donald Runnicles
conductor
Nelson Freire
piano

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8:00PM
Nelson Freire plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire returns with Beethoven’s mighty Emperor concerto.

Mar 16

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Donald Runnicles
conductor
Nelson Freire
piano

17

6:00PM
Bach and Beethoven

Bach and Beethoven

It’s Bach with a twist and Beethoven straight up in this one-hour concert of intimate chamber music.

Mar 17

6:00PM

Utzon Room

Musicians of the SSO
8:00PM
Nelson Freire plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire returns with Beethoven’s mighty Emperor concerto.

Mar 17

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Donald Runnicles
conductor
Nelson Freire
piano

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1:30PM
Runnicles Conducts Mahler Ten

Runnicles Conducts Mahler Ten

Donald Runnicles conducts Mahler’s final symphony.

Mar 22

1:30PM

Sydney Opera House

Donald Runnicles
conductor and piano
Stuart Skelton
tenor

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8:00PM
Runnicles Conducts Mahler Ten

Runnicles Conducts Mahler Ten

Donald Runnicles conducts Mahler’s final symphony.

Mar 23

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Donald Runnicles
conductor and piano
Stuart Skelton
tenor
11:00AM
David Drury in Recital

David Drury in Recital

Experience the sound of the Sydney Opera House Grand Organ with David Drury at the console.

Mar 23

11:00AM

Sydney Opera House

David Drury
organ

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2:00PM
Runnicles Conducts Mahler Ten

Runnicles Conducts Mahler Ten

Donald Runnicles conducts Mahler’s final symphony.

Mar 24

2:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Donald Runnicles
conductor and piano
Stuart Skelton
tenor

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September 2018

Mozart and Wagner

Awake to the beauty of music with this one-hour early evening concert of chamber music.

Utzon Room
Sat 22 Sep / 6:00 pm
Utzon Room
Sat 22 Sep / 6:00 pm

Ashkenazy’s Romeo and Juliet

Ashkenazy returns to conduct a Romantic program inspired by the greatest love story of all.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 19 Sep / 8:00 pm
Fri 21 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 22 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 19 Sep / 8:00 pm
Fri 21 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 22 Sep / 8:00 pm

Sunday Idylls

Awake to the beauty of music with this afternoon concert of contrasts, performed by the SSO Fellows.

OLGC Catholic Church
Sun 23 Sep / 4:00 pm
OLGC Catholic Church
Sun 23 Sep / 4:00 pm

Tchaikovsky Cello Favourites

Hear Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations and Strauss’s Symphonia domestica.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 27 Sep / 1:30 pm
Fri 28 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 29 Sep / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 27 Sep / 1:30 pm
Fri 28 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 29 Sep / 2:00 pm

October 2018

Sparkling & Symphony

Enjoy an exclusive chamber performance by musicians of the Sydney Symphony at this cocktail event.

General Admission
Wed 10 Oct / 5:45 pm
General Admission
Wed 10 Oct / 5:45 pm

The Last Days of Socrates

It’s a question of philosophy with music by Haydn and Brett Dean’s The Last Days of Socrates.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 11 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 12 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 11 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 12 Oct / 8:00 pm

Thibaudet plays the Egyptian Concerto

Hear Sibelius’s most popular symphony with music by Debussy and Saint-Saëns.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 17 Oct / 8:00 pm
Fri 19 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 20 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 17 Oct / 8:00 pm
Fri 19 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 20 Oct / 8:00 pm

Beethoven Nine

Edo de Waart returns to Sydney with Beethoven’s Ninth and Haydn’s magnificent London Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 25 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 26 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 27 Oct / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 25 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 26 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 27 Oct / 2:00 pm

French Fellowship

Stravinsky’s Pulcinella suite is the highlight in a concert to showcase the 2018 SSO Fellows.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 26 Oct / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 26 Oct / 11:00 am

Playlist with Kees Boersma

Principal Double Bass Kees Boersma introduces a program of music that has inspired him.

City Recital Hall
Tue 30 Oct / 6:30 pm
City Recital Hall
Tue 30 Oct / 6:30 pm

Beethoven’s Harp Quartet

A Beethoven string quartet and folkloric energy make for an enlivening interlude in your day

St James' King Street
Wed 31 Oct / 1:15 pm
St James' King Street
Wed 31 Oct / 1:15 pm

November 2018

James Morrison with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Jazz great James Morrison plays classic hits from Ellington, Porter and Gershwin.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 2 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 3 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 2 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 3 Nov / 8:00 pm

The Happiness Box

An inspiring story of friendship and courage with music by Australian film composer Bryony Marks.

Sydney Opera House
Sun 4 Nov / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Sun 4 Nov / 2:00 pm

Beethoven Seven

Three exhilarating programs, with Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony as the highlight in each one!

Sydney Opera House
Wed 7 Nov / 6:30 pm
Thu 8 Nov / 1:30 pm
Fri 9 Nov / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Wed 7 Nov / 6:30 pm
Thu 8 Nov / 1:30 pm
Fri 9 Nov / 11:00 am

Prokofiev Five

David Robertson conducts a modern Russian classic and a new percussion concerto.

Sydney Opera House
Mon 12 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Mon 12 Nov / 7:00 pm

Viennese Romantics

Hear a gala program featuring music from the luscious Romantic sound world of Vienna.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 16 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 17 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 16 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 17 Nov / 8:00 pm

February 2019

A Lunar New Year Celebration

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra welcomes the Year of the Boar with orchestral fireworks.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 1 Feb / 7:00 pm
Sat 2 Feb / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 1 Feb / 7:00 pm
Sat 2 Feb / 7:00 pm

2019 Season Opening Gala

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

Sydney Opera House
Fri 8 Feb / 8:00 pm
Sat 9 Feb / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 8 Feb / 8:00 pm
Sat 9 Feb / 8:00 pm

Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra

Passionate, hypnotic and thrilling: a concert to showcase the collective virtuosity of the SSO

Sydney Opera House
Wed 13 Feb / 8:00 pm
Fri 15 Feb / 8:00 pm
Sat 16 Feb / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 13 Feb / 8:00 pm
Fri 15 Feb / 8:00 pm
Sat 16 Feb / 8:00 pm

The Sydney Symphony and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Wynton Marsalis and David Robertson celebrate the brash, brassy, razzle-dazzle of New York City.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 21 Feb / 6:30 pm
Fri 22 Feb / 8:00 pm
Mon 25 Feb / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 21 Feb / 6:30 pm
Fri 22 Feb / 8:00 pm
Mon 25 Feb / 7:00 pm

Music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington

Celebrate jazz royalty with Wynton Marsalis leading one of the great bands.

Sydney Opera House
Sat 23 Feb / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Sat 23 Feb / 7:00 pm

March 2019

Scottish Fantasy

Virtuoso violinist Tianwa Yang and Asher Fisch take us to the Romantic wilds of Scotland.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 7 Mar / 1:30 pm
Sat 9 Mar / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 7 Mar / 1:30 pm
Sat 9 Mar / 2:00 pm

Scottish Fantasy

Virtuoso violinist Tianwa Yang and Asher Fisch take us to the Romantic wilds of Scotland.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 8 Mar / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 8 Mar / 11:00 am

Pictures at an Exhibition

Promenade around an imaginary art gallery with the Sydney Symphony and Andy Dexterity.

Sydney Opera House
Sun 17 Mar / 1:00 pm
Sun 17 Mar / 2:45 pm
Sydney Opera House
Sun 17 Mar / 1:00 pm
Sun 17 Mar / 2:45 pm

Alessio Bax performs Mozart

Mozart’s transcendent final piano concerto and Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony packs a punch.

City Recital Hall
Thu 21 Mar / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Thu 21 Mar / 7:00 pm

Alessio Bax in Recital

'Among the most remarkable young pianists now before the public.'

City Recital Hall
Mon 25 Mar / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Mon 25 Mar / 7:00 pm

Barry Douglas performs Brahms

Pianist Barry Douglas performs heroic Brahms and Sibelius’s Seventh Symphony soars.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 27 Mar / 6:30 pm
Thu 28 Mar / 1:30 pm
Fri 29 Mar / 8:00 pm
Sat 30 Mar / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 27 Mar / 6:30 pm
Thu 28 Mar / 1:30 pm
Fri 29 Mar / 8:00 pm
Sat 30 Mar / 2:00 pm

Haydn and Beethoven

Delight in a little night music by Beethoven, Haydn and the musicians of the Sydney Symphony.

Utzon Room
Fri 29 Mar / 6:00 pm
Sat 30 Mar / 6:00 pm
Utzon Room
Fri 29 Mar / 6:00 pm
Sat 30 Mar / 6:00 pm

April 2019

Simone Lamsma performs Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

And Tchaikovsky wrestles with fate in his Fourth Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 3 Apr / 8:00 pm
Fri 5 Apr / 8:00 pm
Sat 6 Apr / 8:00 pm
Mon 8 Apr / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 3 Apr / 8:00 pm
Fri 5 Apr / 8:00 pm
Sat 6 Apr / 8:00 pm
Mon 8 Apr / 7:00 pm

David Drury

David Drury plays spectacular music by Bach and Saint-Saëns on the grand organ of the Opera House.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 5 Apr / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 5 Apr / 11:00 am

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

Thestrals and prophecies and Umbridge, oh my!

Sydney Opera House
Wed 10 Apr / 7:00 pm
Thu 11 Apr / 7:00 pm
Fri 12 Apr / 7:00 pm
Sat 13 Apr / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 10 Apr / 7:00 pm
Thu 11 Apr / 7:00 pm
Fri 12 Apr / 7:00 pm
Sat 13 Apr / 2:00 pm

Lisa Moore in Recital

Pianist Lisa Moore is ‘an honoured new music maven’ (New Yorker).

City Recital Hall
Mon 29 Apr / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Mon 29 Apr / 7:00 pm

May 2019

Celebrating Linda Ronstadt

A musical salute to one of the most celebrated artists of her generation.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 3 May / 8:00 pm
Sat 4 May / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 3 May / 8:00 pm
Sat 4 May / 2:00 pm

The Sydney Symphony celebrates Paul Goodchild

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

Sydney Opera House
Wed 8 May / 6:30 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 8 May / 6:30 pm

The Sydney Symphony celebrates Paul Goodchild

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

Sydney Opera House
Thu 9 May / 1:30 pm
Fri 10 May / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 9 May / 1:30 pm
Fri 10 May / 8:00 pm

Yulianna Avdeeva performs Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.1

Discover Yulianna Avdeeva’s dexterity and thrilling assurance in Chopin.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 15 May / 8:00 pm
Fri 17 May / 8:00 pm
Sat 18 May / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 15 May / 8:00 pm
Fri 17 May / 8:00 pm
Sat 18 May / 8:00 pm

Emma Matthews sings Mozart Arias

An intimate evening with opera star Emma Matthews. Schubert’s orchestral music delights.

City Recital Hall
Thu 30 May / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Thu 30 May / 7:00 pm

June 2019

Last Night of the Proms

Wear your red, white & blue, grab your flag and your friends for the Last Night of the Proms!

Sydney Opera House
Thu 6 Jun / 6:30 pm
Fri 7 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sat 8 Jun / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 6 Jun / 6:30 pm
Fri 7 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sat 8 Jun / 2:00 pm

The Cellos of the Sydney Symphony

The cellos of the Sydney Symphony take centre stage, showcasing this most soulful of instruments.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 7 Jun / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 7 Jun / 11:00 am

Dvořák’s Symphony No.6

Virtuoso showstoppers, Bohemian spirit and Romantic style…

Sydney Opera House
Fri 14 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sat 15 Jun / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 14 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sat 15 Jun / 2:00 pm

Music of the Oud

Tawadros and his oud transport us to Egypt and Australia, the past and the future of music.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 20 Jun / 6:30 pm
Fri 21 Jun / 7:00 pm
Sat 22 Jun / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 20 Jun / 6:30 pm
Fri 21 Jun / 7:00 pm
Sat 22 Jun / 7:00 pm

Boccherini and Glazunov

A tuneful evening with Boccherini, Glazunov and an ‘extra’ cello.

Utzon Room
Fri 21 Jun / 6:00 pm
Sat 22 Jun / 6:00 pm
Sun 23 Jun / 3:00 pm
Utzon Room
Fri 21 Jun / 6:00 pm
Sat 22 Jun / 6:00 pm
Sun 23 Jun / 3:00 pm

Lang Lang Gala Performance

Piano superstar Lang Lang returns to Sydney to play Mozart, conducted by David Robertson.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 27 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sat 29 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 27 Jun / 8:00 pm
Sat 29 Jun / 8:00 pm

July 2019

Beethoven Symphony No.5

High spirits and high drama: Prokofiev from Vadim Gluzman, Beethoven's Fifth and Verdi.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 3 Jul / 8:00 pm
Fri 5 Jul / 8:00 pm
Sat 6 Jul / 8:00 pm
Mon 8 Jul / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 3 Jul / 8:00 pm
Fri 5 Jul / 8:00 pm
Sat 6 Jul / 8:00 pm
Mon 8 Jul / 7:00 pm

Dohnányi and Shostakovich

Dreams and dances by Dohnányi and Shostakovich, witjh a detour to Finland for tango.

Utzon Room
Fri 5 Jul / 6:00 pm
Sat 6 Jul / 6:00 pm
Sun 7 Jul / 3:00 pm
Utzon Room
Fri 5 Jul / 6:00 pm
Sat 6 Jul / 6:00 pm
Sun 7 Jul / 3:00 pm

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert

Relive Harry’s sixth year at Hogwarts™, accompanied live by the Sydney Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 10 Jul / 7:00 pm
Thu 11 Jul / 7:00 pm
Fri 12 Jul / 7:00 pm
Sat 13 Jul / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 10 Jul / 7:00 pm
Thu 11 Jul / 7:00 pm
Fri 12 Jul / 7:00 pm
Sat 13 Jul / 2:00 pm

Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony

Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham stars in a concert of French favourites conducted by David Robertson.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 18 Jul / 1:30 pm
Fri 19 Jul / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 18 Jul / 1:30 pm
Fri 19 Jul / 8:00 pm

Britten’s Peter Grimes in Concert

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

Sydney Opera House
Thu 25 Jul / 7:00 pm
Sat 27 Jul / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 25 Jul / 7:00 pm
Sat 27 Jul / 7:00 pm

August 2019

Kirill Gerstein performs Grieg's Piano Concerto

Enter a fantastic world of myths and dreams with David Robertson as guide.

ICC Darling Harbour
Sat 3 Aug / 8:00 pm
Wed 7 Aug / 8:00 pm
Fri 9 Aug / 8:00 pm
ICC Darling Harbour
Sat 3 Aug / 8:00 pm
Wed 7 Aug / 8:00 pm
Fri 9 Aug / 8:00 pm

Kirill Gerstein performs Ravel and Gershwin

One of Kirill Gerstein’s first loves is jazz, as you’ll hear swings through these piano concertos.

ICC Darling Harbour
Mon 5 Aug / 7:00 pm
Thu 8 Aug / 1:30 pm
ICC Darling Harbour
Mon 5 Aug / 7:00 pm
Thu 8 Aug / 1:30 pm

Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique

Enter a fantastic world with David Robertson as guide in Sibelius’s mythic En Saga.

ICC Darling Harbour
Fri 9 Aug / 11:00 am
ICC Darling Harbour
Fri 9 Aug / 11:00 am

Mozart's Symphony No.29

Delight in an hour of Mozart with a concerto for a wind foursome and a theatrical symphony.

City Recital Hall
Thu 15 Aug / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 16 Aug / 11:00 am
City Recital Hall
Thu 15 Aug / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 16 Aug / 11:00 am

Schubert, Liszt and Ledger

Simone Young shows us visions of Vienna and then to hell and back with Liszt’s epic Dante Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 21 Aug / 6:30 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 21 Aug / 6:30 pm

Schubert and Liszt

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

Sydney Opera House
Thu 22 Aug / 1:30 pm
Fri 23 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sat 24 Aug / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 22 Aug / 1:30 pm
Fri 23 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sat 24 Aug / 2:00 pm

Beethoven and Brahms

Masterpieces by Beethoven and Brahms demonstrate the power of chamber music.

Utzon Room
Fri 23 Aug / 6:00 pm
Sat 24 Aug / 6:00 pm
Utzon Room
Fri 23 Aug / 6:00 pm
Sat 24 Aug / 6:00 pm

Shostakovich Symphony No.4

Khachaturian’s violin concerto overflows with exotic melody.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 28 Aug / 8:00 pm
Fri 30 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sat 31 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 28 Aug / 8:00 pm
Fri 30 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sat 31 Aug / 8:00 pm

September 2019

Geoffrey Lancaster in Recital

Geoffrey Lancaster channels the spirit and the sound of Mozart in a rare fortepiano recital.

City Recital Hall
Mon 2 Sep / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Mon 2 Sep / 7:00 pm

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Experience the spectacular Return of the Jedi on the big screen, with the full score played live.

ICC Sydney Theatre
Sat 7 Sep / 7:45 pm
ICC Sydney Theatre
Sat 7 Sep / 7:45 pm

Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto

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

Sydney Opera House
Wed 18 Sep / 6:30 pm
Thu 19 Sep / 1:30 pm
Sat 21 Sep / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 18 Sep / 6:30 pm
Thu 19 Sep / 1:30 pm
Sat 21 Sep / 2:00 pm

Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto

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

Sydney Opera House
Fri 20 Sep / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 20 Sep / 11:00 am

Holst's Planets

The Planets is a must-hear event with Ashkenazy as your guide to the heavens.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 25 Sep / 8:00 pm
Fri 27 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 28 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 25 Sep / 8:00 pm
Fri 27 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 28 Sep / 8:00 pm

The Soldier’s Tale

Jazzy, folky and devilish – the Sydney Symphony Fellows perform playful modern masterpieces.

Utzon Room
Fri 27 Sep / 6:00 pm
Sat 28 Sep / 6:00 pm
Sun 29 Sep / 3:00 pm
Utzon Room
Fri 27 Sep / 6:00 pm
Sat 28 Sep / 6:00 pm
Sun 29 Sep / 3:00 pm

October 2019

The Four Seasons

There’ll be eight seasons in one day when Vivaldi’s famous Four meet the tango rhythms of Piazzolla

Sydney Opera House
Thu 10 Oct / 6:30 pm
Fri 11 Oct / 7:00 pm
Sat 12 Oct / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 10 Oct / 6:30 pm
Fri 11 Oct / 7:00 pm
Sat 12 Oct / 7:00 pm

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Discover the vivid imagery of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in this Sydney Symphony Family Event.

Sydney Opera House
Sun 13 Oct / 1:00 pm
Sun 13 Oct / 2:45 pm
Sydney Opera House
Sun 13 Oct / 1:00 pm
Sun 13 Oct / 2:45 pm

Donald Runnicles conducts Bruckner Symphony No.7

Runnicles is our guide in Bruckner’s expansive – yet accessible – Seventh.

Sydney Opera House
Thu 17 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 18 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 19 Oct / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 17 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 18 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 19 Oct / 2:00 pm

Donald Runnicles conducts Fauré’s Requiem

A journey through life, death and the beyond, with music by Richard Strauss and Fauré.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 23 Oct / 8:00 pm
Fri 25 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 26 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 23 Oct / 8:00 pm
Fri 25 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 26 Oct / 8:00 pm

A Paris Happening

Enjoy the joie de vivre of a Paris morning as Debussy, Ibert and Milhaud dazzle and delight.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 25 Oct / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 25 Oct / 11:00 am

Mendelssohn and Martinů

A soulful, sophisticated and sparkling musical hour with lyrical Mendelssohn and classical Martinů.

Utzon Room
Fri 25 Oct / 6:00 pm
Sat 26 Oct / 6:00 pm
Utzon Room
Fri 25 Oct / 6:00 pm
Sat 26 Oct / 6:00 pm

November 2019

Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

See The Force Awakens, with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ score performed live.

ICC Sydney Theatre
Fri 1 Nov / 7:45 pm
ICC Sydney Theatre
Fri 1 Nov / 7:45 pm

A Russian Gala

The compelling artistry of Behzod Abduraimov in Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 8 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 9 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 8 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 9 Nov / 8:00 pm

The Composer is Dead

The whole orchestra is a suspect in this whodunit by Nathaniel Stookey and Lemony Snicket.

Sydney Opera House
Sun 10 Nov / 1:00 pm
Sun 10 Nov / 2:45 pm
Sydney Opera House
Sun 10 Nov / 1:00 pm
Sun 10 Nov / 2:45 pm

Andrew Haveron performs Mozart

East meets West in Turkish-inspired music by Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn.

City Recital Hall
Thu 14 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 15 Nov / 11:00 am
City Recital Hall
Thu 14 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 15 Nov / 11:00 am

Paul Lewis in Recital

Cosmic and comic piano music by Schubert and Beethoven.

City Recital Hall
Mon 18 Nov / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Mon 18 Nov / 7:00 pm

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

Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn’s dark political-musical comedy mixes music with politics

Sydney Opera House
Fri 22 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sat 23 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 22 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sat 23 Nov / 7:00 pm

American Harmonies

David Robertson conducts American dreams by Adams, Copland and Rouse

Sydney Opera House
Thu 28 Nov / 1:30 pm
Fri 29 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 30 Nov / 5:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 28 Nov / 1:30 pm
Fri 29 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 30 Nov / 5:00 pm

December 2019

Mahler's Klagende Lied

Simone Young and company close the 2019 season in legendary style.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 4 Dec / 8:00 pm
Fri 6 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sat 7 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 4 Dec / 8:00 pm
Fri 6 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sat 7 Dec / 8:00 pm