Fellows Concert Series

As part of their year, the Fellows undertake chamber music programs in Sydney, the greater metropolitan area, and in regional NSW. 

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Sydney Symphony Fellows at St. James

Sydney Symphony Fellows at St. James'

In each concert the Sydney Symphony Fellows will be joined by a different Sydney Symphony musician. Programs to be advised.

Wed 3 April 2019, 1.15pm
Wed 5 June 2019, 1.15pm
Wed 3 July 2019, 1.15pm

St James’ Church, King Street, Sydney

Entry by suggested $5 donation.

Bold Beginnings

Bold Beginnings

A bold a program of chamber works and arrangements including a new work by Australian composer Peggy Polias.

PURCELL Fantasias for brass trio
BRITTEN Sinfonietta
POLIAS Street Sketches
HUMPERDINCK arr. Farrington Hansel and Gretel Overture
BEETHOVEN arr. Ebers Symphony No.1

Sat 10 August 2019, 7.30pm
Blue Mountains Concert Society: Blue Mountains Theatre, Springwood

BOOK via blue mountains concert society

Sun 11 August 2019, 4pm
Wyvern Music Forestville at OLGC Catholic Church, 9 Currie Road, Forestville


The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's Tale

Jazzy, folky, dancelike and devilish – the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Fellows perform playful modern masterpieces.

BARTÓK String Quartet No.3
LUTOSŁAWSKI Dance Preludes
STRAVINSKY The Soldier’s Tale: Suite

27–29 September 2019
Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room


A Paris Happening

A Paris Happening

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

MILHAUD The Creation of the World
IBERT Chamber Concertino, for alto saxophone and orchestra
DEBUSSY arr. Sachs Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
IBERT Divertissement

Roger Benedict conductor
Nicholas Russoniello saxophone

Fri 25 October 2019, 11am
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall




Meet the Fellows

Meet the 2019 Fellowship

Meet the twelve gifted musicians selected to take part in this leading vocational training program.


What is the Fellowship?

What is the Fellowship?

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship is recognised as one of the world's leading orchestral training programs.

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Meet the Fellows

My Year as a Fellow

Fellowship alumna Bridget O'Donnell on performing with the SSO and playing with violin legend Pinchas Zukerman.