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The Symphonic World of Dance

A Sydney Symphony Family Event

Conducted by Umberto Clerici, this will be a lively and energetic 45 minute concert in a relaxed setting suitable for the whole family.

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Reserve General Admission
Adult AdultGeneral Admission$35.00
Student StudentGeneral Admission$35.00
Pensioner PensionerGeneral Admission$35.00
Under 35 Under 35General Admission$35.00
Child ChildGeneral Admission$35.00
*Booking fee of $8.95 may apply


The concert will end at approximately 10:45am and 1pm. Latecomers might be admitted during a suitable break in the performance and will be guided to first available seats.


There will be no pre-concert talk prior to this performance commencing.

Concert Guide

Behind every great piece is a great story. Have a read through the concert guide to get all the details.

Experience classical music that makes you move in this special presentation by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Music has an incredible power to make us feel good and get us moving. In this unique Sydney Symphony Family Event, hear how music for dance has made its way into concert halls around the world, from the waltzes of Vienna and the folk dances of eastern Europe to the vibrant energy of the can-can and the irresistible rhythms of Brazil.

With well-known classics performed alongside lesser-known gems, this is an unmissable live performance and a great way to introduce children to the excitement of the orchestra!

This concert is recommended for children ages 5 and up.

Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times. Children aged 023 months at the time of a performance may be seated on a parent’s lap free of charge. All children occupying a seat or aged 2 year/s of age or older must hold a valid ticket.

Each performance is expected to run for a duration of approximately 45 minutes.


BERNSTEIN Candide: Overture
OFFENBACH Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances Op.46, No.8
BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No.1
Elena KATS-CHERNIN Dance of the Paper Umbrellas
J STRAUSS II Voices of Spring Waltz, Op.410
Matthew HINDSON Dance with Dinosaurs 50 Fanfares Commission
ABREU Tico-Tico no Fubá



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