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Pre-Concert Talks

Australia’s leading musical minds share the stories behind the music in our insightful pre-concert talks.

There’s a great story behind every great piece of music.

In our pre-concert talks, Australia’s leading musical minds will take you behind the music, exploring the stories behind every piece on the program. It’s a chance to hear more about the lives of the great composers, and the inspirations that fueled their creativity.

Pre-concert talks last approximately 30 minutes and are held 45 minutes before most concerts. Pre-concert talks are held in the following locations:

  • For concerts in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, pre-concert talks will be held in the Northern Foyer of the Concert Hall.
  • For concerts in the City Recital Hall, pre-concert talks will be held in the Function Room on Level 1.