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Audition for Play with Ray

Ever dreamed of performing on the stage of the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall?

Play With Ray is an international competition to find talented violinists of all ages, offering the opportunity to perform alongside internationally celebrated violinist Ray Chen and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, on stage at the iconic Sydney Opera House.

If you are a passionate amateur violinist, then this is the competition for you!

Submit Your Audition Video

To apply, follow these instructions to film yourself playing the alternate part of Bach’s Double Violin Concerto. You can apply for the first movement, the second movement, the third movement, or all three!

DEADLINE EXTENDED | Applications now close 5pm AEDT Friday 10 February 2023

2023 Play with Ray Audition Gallery

Get Your Tickets

Dreams really do come true! Get your tickets now to see three amateur violinists perform Bach with superstar Ray Chen – and hear Ray perform some of his very favourite pieces, live with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

25 July 2023 | Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

2023 Play with Ray Gallery

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