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Mozart vs. Beethoven

Mozart... Beethoven... Beethoven... Mozart... When you can’t decide, just buy one of each!

 

Dramatic Mozart

Dramatic Mozart

1 & 3 Feb / Sydney Opera House

Deliciously gloomy and irrepressibly haunting. Featuring the famous D minor piano concerto.

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Seductive Mozart

Seductive Mozart

5 & 7 Feb / Sydney Opera House

Love, passion and a frisky exchange between woodwinds and strings!

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Magnificent Mozart

Magnificent Mozart

9 & 10 Feb / Sydney Opera House

By Jupiter! Finish Emanuel Ax’s final concerts with this joyful and radiant program.

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Nelson Freire Plays the Emperor

Nelson Freire Plays the Emperor

14, 16 & 17 Mar / Sydney Opera House

Revel in the towering presence of the mighty ‘Emperor’ concerto.

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Beethoven's Mass in C

Beethoven's Mass in C

11, 13 & 14 Apr / Sydney Opera House

Beethoven’s Choral masterpiece with conductor Masaaki Suzuki.

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Beethoven Nine

Beethoven Nine: Ode to Joy

25, 26 & 27 Oct / Sydney Opera House

Don’t miss the greatest of symphonies conducted by Edo de Waart.

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Beethoven Seven

7, 8 & 9 Nov / Sydney Opera House

The mesmerising Seventh Symphony is full of pulsing intensity and drama.

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Violin Superstars

Four of the world’s greatest violinists perform with your SSO in 2018.

 

Lisa Batiashvili plays Prokofiev

Lisa Batiashvili plays Prokofiev 2

28 Feb, 1 & 2 Mar / Sydney Opera House

Music that’s vivid, colourful and wickedly funny, featuring violinist Lisa Batiashvili.

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Anne Sophie Mutter plays Tchaikovksy

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Tchaikovsky

14, 15 & 16 Jun / Sydney Opera House

The “queen of the violin” returns to Sydney to perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

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Arabella Steinbacher plays Bruch

Arabella Steinbacher plays Bruch 1

19, 21 & 22 Sep / Sydney Opera House

Steinbacher brings her confident virtuosity and gorgeous tone to Bruch.

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Renaud Capuçon plays Korngold

Renaud Capuçon plays Korngold

16 & 17 Nov / Sydney Opera House

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

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Vocal Masterpieces

Four very different choices for those who love to hear voices raised in song.

 

Anne Sofie von Otter sings Schubert

Anne Sofie von Otter sings Schubert

22, 23 & 24 Mar / Sydney Opera House

Star mezzo-soprano returns to Sydney with signature Schubert.

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Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms

8 & 9 Jun / Sydney Opera House

You’ll be part of the choir as Guy Noble leads this celebration of the Best of British!

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Verdi's Requiem

Verdi's Requiem

21, 23 & 25 Jun / Sydney Opera House

An undisputed masterpiece, Verdi’s awe-inspiring Requiem lends the drama of opera to a deeply personal expression of grief.

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The Last Days of Socrates

The Last Days of Socrates

11 & 12 Oct / Sydney Opera House

Enjoy music from Brett Dean, the composer of Hamlet, 2017’s most critically acclaimed new opera!

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Arabella Steinbacher plays Bruch

Arabella Steinbacher plays Bruch 1

19, 21 & 22 Sep / Sydney Opera House

Steinbacher brings her confident virtuosity and gorgeous tone to Bruch.

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Renaud Capuçon plays Korngold

Renaud Capuçon plays Korngold

16 & 17 Nov / Sydney Opera House

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

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Symphony+

When you want Classical Music with a twist!

 

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert
 

STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE

16 & 17 Feb / Sydney Theatre, ICC

Experience STAR WARS like never before in Sydney's first-ever live performance of STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE in concert! See this epic film on the giant screen with your SSO performing the Oscar-winning score of John Williams.

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Taikoz and the SSO

Taikoz and the SSO

22, 23 & 24 Feb / Sydney Opera House

Meditative shakuhachi and thunderous odaiko drums; Japanese music with an Australian twist.

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Swing on This

Swing on This

9 & 10 Mar / Sydney Opera House

Rat pack favourites when the masters of swing join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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Swing on This

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™

18–21 Apr / Sydney Opera House

Harry soars across the big screen with John Williams' full score performed live.

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The Bernstein Songbook

10, 11 & 12 May / Sydney Opera House

Candide, West Side Story and more in this concert of musical theatre highlights.

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A Night at the Speakeasy

29 & 30 Jun / Sydney Opera House

Enter the world of the 1920s speakeasy for an evening of moonshine and martinis in a transformed concert hall.

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Sinfonia Flamenca

6, 7 & 8 Sep / Sydney Opera House

Authentic Flamenco meets the symphony orchestra for an experience like no other!

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Family Concerts

The greatest indicator of a life-long passion for live performance is attending events in childhood with people you love.
Give the gift of the arts!

For kids aged 5–12 and their families.

 

Who Needs a Conductor Anyway

Who Needs a Conductor Anyway?

11 Mar / Sydney Opera House

A romp through the greatest classical pieces with celebrated pianist Simon Tedeschi!

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Thum Prints

Thum Prints

16 Sep / Sydney Opera House

When the beatboxer meets the Symphony! Prepare for wild and amazing sounds with Tom Thum.

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The Happiness Box

The Happiness Box

4 Nov / Sydney Opera House

Jay Laga’aia lifts the lid on a magical music box to discover the secret of happiness.

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City Recital Hall

At the heart of Sydney, the SSO’s concerts at the City Recital Hall are your perfect weeknight entertainment.

 

Yulianna Avdeeva in Recital

Yulianna Avdeeva in Recital

14 May / City Recital Hall

Russian pianist Avdeeva makes her Australian debut with a powerhouse recital of Chopin and Liszt.

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Mozart and the PIano

Mozart and the Piano with Daniel De Borah

24 May / City Recital Hall

A dazzling Mozart concerto & a gorgeous serenade for strings.

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Playlist with Kees Boersma

Playlist with Kees Boersma

30 Oct / City Recital Hall

Our Principal Double Bass shares the music that has inspired him during his career.

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Three of the best in 2018

With a three-concert package you can make Christmas last the whole of 2018.

 


 

Create Your Own 3 Pack

Save up to 16% on single tickets.

You’re in charge! Choose 3 of your favourites from the 2018 season, on the dates that work best for you, and in your preferred seats.

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APT Masters 3 Pack

APT Masters 3 Pack

Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays 8pm
From $164

Top soloists & grand classical masterpieces.

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Emirates Metro 3

Emirates Metro 3 Pack

Fridays 8pm
From $155

Splendid classics all year ending with Beethoven’s triumphant ‘Ode to Joy’.

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Great Classics 3 Pack

Great Classics 3 Pack

Saturdays 2pm
From $143

Enjoy beautiful music on Saturday afternoons on the Harbour. 

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Something Extra

For a little extra sparkle, or for when you just can't decide!

 

Swarovski Crystal Ornament

SSO & Swarovski® Crystals

This unique partnership features limited edition items with crystals from Swarovski®.
All profits will support the SSO’s Learning & Engagement program.

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Gift Voucher

Gift Certificates

Can't decide? Let them choose with a gift certificate! 

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