Concert Reviews

2017 Season

Daniil Trifonov in Recital

6 Mar
Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight

Young Russians

1, 3 & 4 Mar
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian
Limelight

Colour & Movement: Ravel's Bolero

22, 23 & 24 Feb
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian
Limelight

Vengerov plays Brahms

17 & 18 Feb
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian
Limelight

Music Under the Moon

11 Feb
Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight

2016 Season

Porgy and Bess

26 Nov & 1, 2, 3 Dec

Sydney Morning Herald 
Limelight Magazine 
The Australian

Oblique Strategies

20 Nov
Sydney Morning Herald

Dedications: Dvorak's Cello Concerto

16, 17, 18 Nov
Limelight Magazine
Sydney Morning Herald

Zukerman plays Tchaikovsky and Mozart

10, 11, 12 Nov
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian
Daily Telegraph

Beethoven Finale

26, 28, 29 Oct
Sydney Morning Herald
The Daily Telegraph

Beethoven Pastoral

20, 21, 22 Oct
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Beethoven Heroic

12, 14, 15, 17 Oct
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian
Daily Telegraph

Nelson Freire plays Schumann

21, 23, 24 Sep
The Australian
Limelight Magazine
Daily Telegraph

The Rite of Spring - Primal

4-6 Aug
The Australian
The Sydney Morning Herald

From Paris to Prague: Mozart on the Move

14, 15 Jul
The Sydney Morning Herald

Mahler 4: Sounds of Heaven

7-11 Jul
Limelight Magazine
Daily Telegraph

Channel Crossings

23, 24 & 25 Jun
The Sydney Morning Herald
Daily Telegraph

Hollywood Rhapsody

16, 17 & 18 Jun
Limelight Magazine

Lang Lang plays Grieg

10 & 11 Jun
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Lang Lang in Recital

8 Jun
Limelight Magazine
The Australian

Rick's Playlist

24 May
Limelight Magazine

Haydn's Creation

11, 13, 14 & 16 May
The Sydney Morning Herald

Leningrad Symphony

4, 6 & 7 May
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Daily Telegraph

Limelight Magazine

Romantic Memories: Dohnányi conducts Bruckner

6, 8 & 9 Apr
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian 

Limelight Magazine

Crossing the Threshold

13 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian 

Limelight Magazine

From the Canyons to the Stars

9, 11 & 12 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Scheherazade: Her Story Continues

2, 3 & 4 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Wynton Marsalis and the SSO

25, 26 & 27 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Wynton Marsalis and his Band

24 Feb
The Australian

Beethoven Ascendant

17, 18 & 19 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven Alive

4, 5, 6 & 8 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

2015 Season

Edo conducts Mozart and Elgar

3, 4 & 5 Dec
The Australian 

The Sydney Morning Herald

Thus Spake Zarathustra

25, 27 & 28 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Limelight Magazine

Pictures at an Exhibition

11, 12, 13 & 16 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Audra McDonald sings Broadway

5, 6 & 7 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald

Mozart and the Brits

5 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven's Missa Solemnis

14, 16 & 17 Oct
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Sibelius 2: Robertson Conducts

8, 9 & 10 Oct
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Dvorak

23, 15 & 26 Sep
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Schumann's Magical Cello

9, 11 & 12 Sep
The Sydney Morning Herald

French Impressions

3 & 4 Sep
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Time for Three

27, 28 & 29 Aug
The Sydney Morning Herald

Romeo & Juliet with Bell Shakespeare

20, 21, 22 & 24 August
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Kirill Gerstein in Recital

17 August
The Sydney Morning Herald

Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody

12, 14 & 15 August
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Mozart and the Violin

6 August
The Sydney Morning Herald

Russian Romantics

22, 23 & 24 July
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Yuja Wang Plays Brahms

15, 17 & 18 July
The Sydney Mornign Herald
Limelight Magazine

Yuja Wang in Recital

13 July
The Australian
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Bach Concertos: Gil Shaham & Adele Anthony

3 & 4 July
The Sydney Morning Herald

Tchaikovsky's Manfred

26, 27, 29 June
The Sydney Morning Herald

Tristan und Isolde

20 & 22 June
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Summer Nights

11 & 12 June
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

My Country, My Life

3, 5, 6 June
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Romantic Visions: Wagner, Bartok and Brahms

13, 15, 16 May
The Sydney Morning Herald

Pure Magic: Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker

7, 8, 9 May
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

ANZAC Day Salute

22 & 24 April
The Sydney Morning Herald

Le Grand Tango with Sydney Dance Company

17 & 18 April
The Sydney Morning Herald

Symphonic Variations

9, 10, 11 April
The Sydney Morning Herald

Janine Jansen Plays Brahms

18, 20, 21 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Song and Dance

12, 13, 16 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven 9

27, 28 Feb & 1 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Schumann 3 & 4

16, 20, 21 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Schumann 1 & 2

11, 13, 14 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight Magazine

Enigma Variations

3, 5, 6 Dec
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Daily Telegraph

2014 Season

Brahms & Mahler

27, 28, 29 Nov, 1 Dec
The Sydney Morning Herald

Vanska Conducts Brahms

19, 21, 22 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in Recital

17 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Daily Telegraph

Ben Folds

14, 15 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald

Mahler 7

31 Oct, 1 Nov
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Dramatic Trumpet

22, 23, 24 Oct
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Vanguard at Mortuary Station

14 Oct
Sinfini Music

Tchaikovsky 5

9, 10, 11 Oct
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight

Bruckner 6

17, 19, 20 Sep
The Sydney Morning Herald

Stephen Hough in Recital

15 Sep 
The Sydney Morning Herald

Gurrumul

5, 6 Sep
The Sydney Morning Herald

Hear It, Feel It

20, 21, 22 Aug
The Australian 
The Sydney Morning Herald

Four Last Songs

13, 15, 16 Aug
Limelight

Pepe Romero

1, 2 Aug
The Sydney Morning Herald

Jandamarra

16, 17, 18 Jul
The Australian
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight

Brahms and Elgar

10, 11, 12 Jul
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven's Emperor

20, 21 Jun
The Australian
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven Piano Concertos 3 & 4

16, 18 Jun
The Australian
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven Piano Concertos 1 & 2

12, 13, 14 Jun
The Australian
The Sydney Morning Herald

Elijah: Celestial Voices

14, 16, 17 May
The Australian
Limelight

Lukáš Vondráček in Recital

12 May
The Sydney Morning Herald

The 'Rach 3'

8, 9, 10 May
Limelight

Heavenly Schubert

10, 11, 12 Apr
The Sydney Morning Herald

Beethoven's Fifth

19, 20, 21 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald

Russian Daydreams

12, 14, 15 Mar
The Sydney Morning Herald
Limelight

Alexander Gavrylyuk in Recital

10 Mar
The Australian

Elektra

22 & 24 Feb
The Australian
Limelight

Absolutely Beethoven: The Robertson Era Begins

12, 14, 15 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian

Diana Krall and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

4, 5, 6 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Mozart

31 Jan, 1 & 2 Feb
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian