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August 2017

Out of the Shadows: Opening Night Gala – The Seven Deadly Sins

5 August 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

A presentation of symphonic and dance works by Jewish refugees. Werner Baer (Berlin via Singapore) wrote The Test of Strength for the Bodenwieser Ballet in 1953, while Marcel Lorber (Vienna) wrote Schuld-Kain for the troupe during their tour of Columbia in 1938. HA Peter, chorus master at the Vienna State Opera, wrote his Fantasia after fleeing to Finland and finally Sweden. Georg Tintner wrote Trauermusik in flight from Vienna to London to Auckland in the years 1939 to 1941. Simon Parmet (Finland) wrote music for the staging of An-sky’s…

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Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 1 The Power Of Two

7 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Arnold Schoenberg’s late masterpiece Phantasy for violin with piano accompaniment  was written in Los Angeles two years before his death. It demonstrates not only his mastery of serial form, but a continued interest in exploring the sonic potentialities of the violin. Wilhelm Grosz’s early compositional style emulated Mahlerian harmonic density, but his interest in jazz forms began to emerge with Jazzband for violin and piano. Composed in 1923, it is possibly the earliest manifestation of jazz idioms in a concert form by an Austrian composer. Born in Finland, trained…

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Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 2 The Power Of Song

8 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Interned in Singapore as “enemy aliens”, Werner Baer and Walter Wurzburger were locked up in the Tatura Detention camp for two years. George Pikler survived Japanese internment in Java, while Georg Tintner was falsely accused of being a German spy in Australia, before finding safe haven in New Zealand during the war.

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Out of the Shadows: At the Edge of the World

8 August 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ VOX ensemble, Canberra’s Luminescence Chamber Singers and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Chamber Choir present music from the peripheries of the Jewish world: Simon and Moses (Pergament). Parmet trained in St Petersburg, later settling in Helsinki; Cantors Froim Spektor and Maurice Katzin travelled from Russia to Cape Town bearing hundreds of manuscripts; Berlin Jews Werner Baer and Theodor Schönberger became refugees in Australia; and Viennese conductor Georg Tintner found refuge in New Zealand. Also featuring new pieces inspired by Nelly Sachs’…

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Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 3 The Power Of Breathe

9 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Directed by Roger Benedict, the SSO Fellows present a concert of wind music composed in Australia by German-Jewish composers. Walter Wurzburger’s Wind Quintet was written in 1946, while the composer was completing his music degree at the Melba Conservatorium of Music. Ten years later, the composer George Dreyfus completed his first major composition while a student at the Imperial Academy in Vienna. Werner Baer’s Three Short Sketches were composed during his time as NSW supervisor of music at the ABC. Dan Biederman’s…

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Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 4 The Power Of Three

10 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Profound and deeply moving, recent graduates of the Sydney Conservatorium perform a concert of string music composed in extremis. The first two movements of Georg Tintner’s Fugal Moods were written in flight from Vienna to Auckland via London. Walter Wurzburger’s String Trio was one of the only works composed in the Tatura camp in 1941, where the musician had been detained after being declared an ‘enemy alien’ and deported from Singapore. Gideon Klein’s String Trio was written only 10 days prior to…

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Out of the Shadows: Closing Finale Concert

12 August 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Out of the Shadows is honoured to close the Festival with the Goldner String Quartet, Australia’s premiere chamber music ensemble. Named after Richard Goldner, Viennese Jewish refugee and founder of Musica Viva, the quartet will perform two master compositions: Mendelssohn’s moving A minor quartet and the Australian premiere of Mieczeslaw Weinberg’s extraordinary 8th string quartet. Weinberg has only recently emerged as a prodigious and talented composer, best friend of Shostakovich and himself a Jewish refugee in Soviet Russia. For the…

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Chamber Works: Bach Triples

15 August 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$25

Bach’s triple concerto in D major (known as the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5) dates from 1719, and was written to demonstrate the new harpsichord ordered from Berlin for the court at Köthen. It is the first concerto that used the harpsichord as a solo instrument, and thus, can be considered one of the most significant and historically far-reaching works Bach ever wrote. It is the first in a line of his numerous solo, double and triple concertos featuring the keyboard, works…

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Lunchbreak Concert: String Orchestra

16 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

This concert features an exciting collaboration between professional musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and advanced Conservatorium students. It is part of an ongoing project of artistic collaboration for string players at the Conservatorium directed by Associate Professor Goetz Richter.

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Lunchbreak Concert: Harp

17 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Harp Department offers one of Australia’s most diverse and distinguished programs for the harp. Students take private lessons, orchestral and chamber music classes and harp ensemble. They also have the opportunity to learn harp maintenance. The current teachers, Louise Johnson and Alice Giles, are both prominent Australian and international performers and teachers, jurors at national and international competitions and experienced orchestral practitioners. Their students have achieved careers as soloists, orchestral and chamber music performers and…

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Lunchbreak Concert: Under Grad Stagecraft

23 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Undergraduate Stagecraft introduces students to the historical and cultural conventions of the theatre, and the specific way the voice and body are used in music theatre, operetta and opera. Students are taught the basics of stage deportment, movement and appropriate style for vocal performance, and are equipped with the knowledge and skills to rehearse and perform a short operetta, opera or music theatre work in black box theatre style.

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Lunchbreak Concert: Open Academy, Rising Stars Alumni

24 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Free

Rising Stars at the Con is a dynamic performance-based music education program, providing gifted school-age students with specialist tuition in a supportive environment that helps develop their musical and artistic skills. Students are accepted on instruments including violin, flute, trumpet, piano, clarinet, tuba, cello and more. Today’s performance features the illustrious graduates of this program.

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Greenway Series : SCM Wind Symphony

24 August 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$25

Of Nature and Humanity Sylvan landscapes, Antarctic glaciers, bacchanalian revels, and a mighty big clarinet all collide in this intriguing program of then and now from near and far.

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Greenway Series: SCM Symphony and Jazz Orchestra

25 August 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$25

Our Symphony Orchestra features students from across the Conservatorium, performing ambitious and celebrated orchestral works under the baton of Maestro Eduardo Diazmuñoz. This concert features the SCM Jazz Orchestra, directed by David Theak, peforming Judy Bailey’s Two Minds, One Music for Symphony and Big Band, and will also showcase Robbin Reza, winner of the SCM Piano concerto competition, peforming Scriabin’s Piano Concerto in F sharp minor. Judy Bailley’s CD, Another Journey, will be officially launched at this concert.

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Lunchbreak: Contemporary Music

30 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

The Bachelor of Music Studies (Contemporary Music Practice) is designed for students interested in a career in the music industry, giving access to a diverse range of music industry practitioners, educators and resources. Students gain experience in contemporary music production, music history, writing and performance across a range of genres, to create original work alongside the country’s best student musicians.

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Lunchbreak Concert: Historically Informed Performance

31 August 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Sydney Conservatorium of Music is arguably the most most vibrant centre for the study of historical performance in Australia. Our program currently offers tuition in a wide range of historical instruments including clavichord; harpsichord; fortepiano (including 18th and 19th centuries); lute and guitar; viola da gamba; trumpet; cornetto; sackbut; historical violin, viola, cello and bass (17th to the 19th centuries); recorder; baroque and classical flutes, oboes and bassoons. Our staff includes musicians who perform regularly with leading national and international…

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September 2017

BAI YANG and WU MAN IN CONCERT

24 September 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$35 – $45

Bai Yang, China’s brilliant guzheng master and Wu Man the greatest pipa player of our generation together for one unique performance. Bai Yang’s performances have been broadcast to millions and now she makes her first Australian appearance. She has been hailed not only as a virtuoso but also as a musician who pushes boundaries. For this performance Bai Yang is joined by special guest Grammy award winning Wu Man. No stranger to Sydney audiences, Wu Man is a pipa master…

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Musician Project Presents: Bruckner 3

30 September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Pay-What-You-Think

The incredible Musician Project Orchestra returns to Verbrugghen Hall to perform the original version of Bruckner's 3rd symphony.  Inspired by Wagner, and an inspiration to Mahler, this work is a cornerstone of music history. The concert begins with Wagner's Siegfried Idyll, followed by an introduction to the symphony by Artistic Director Max McBride.   The concert is Pay-What-You-Think, so if you've always wanted to experience Bruckner first-hand, you have nothing to lose, and everything to gain!   Come see Sydney's best and…

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October 2017

Konstantin Shamray | Sydney International Piano Competition | 40th Anniversary National Recital Tour

8 October 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Internationally renowned pianist, Konstantin Shamray will be touring to major Australian cities in the month of October to celebrate Sydney International Piano Competition 40th Anniversary. Beginning in Brisbane on October 7th, the critically acclaimed and award winning pianist will be reciting pieces by Mozart, Chopin and Tchaikovsky.

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Greenway Series: Wind Symphony – “New Perspectives”

26 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$25.00

Exciting and creative new works by women are assuming their rightful place among the canon of the wind band medium. Tonight’s concert celebrates women composers from Australia and beyond. PERFORMERS & PROGRAM: Kathryn Salfelder (born 1987)   Prospect Hill: Flourish for Brass; Bryan Griffiths, Guest Conductor Jodie Blackshaw   Twist Jennifer Jolley (born 1981)  The Eyes of the World Are Upon You Roshanne Eterzady   Anahita Victoria Tran  A Meeting of Cars and Aeroplanes

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November 2017

Sons and Brothers | Salut! Baroque

1 November 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$38 – $43

Salut! Baroque presents a vibrant showcase of music by baroque dynasties: the Bachs, the Sammartinis, the Purcells, the Scarlattis and the Marcellos. Well-known favourites will include Henry Purcell’s Abdelazar Suite, Domenico Scarlatti’s Fandango and Alessandro Marcello’s concerto for oboe with Jane Downer as soloist.    

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January 2018

St. Olaf Band Australian debut – Sydney

28 January 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: FREE, with Eventbrite reservation Classical Movements will present Composer/conductor Dr. timothy Mahr leads Award-winning Minnesotans performing American and Australian repertoire, collaborating with Royal Australian Navy Band Melbourne & Canberra Wind Symphony. Hailed as “one of America’s preeminent bands” by The New Yorker. The St. Olaf Band’s expertly curated program of American and Australian music, dubbed FLOURISH, celebrates Leonard Bernstein's centennial, the film scores of John Williams, Melbourne’s own Percy Grainger, New South Wales native Jodie Blackshaw, as well as…

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March 2018

SWELL

16 March 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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'Swell' is an exciting collaboration between Konzertprojekt and the Organ Department at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Featuring new works for organ, some old favourites and a whole slew of new chamber works, 'Swell' is shaping up to be our most ambitious concert yet. Konzertprojekt is a group of student composers and performers based at the Sydney Conservatorium. We are always writing new works and, subsequently, putting on new concerts. And the Conservatorium is always happy to help out. This…

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May 2018

Lunchbreak Concert – SCM Chamber Choir

23 May 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Take a break from the world and relax in our beautiful Verbrugghen Hall every Wednesday and Thursday during semester from 12.30pm for a free 45-minute concert featuring a smorgasbord of music from Conservatorium tertiary students. This eclectic program of captivating choral works offer the singer and audience a glimpse into eras of the past. Along with the ethereal Taverner (c. 1490 – 1545), the expressive Purcell, the romantic Bruckner and Brahms, the rich beauty of the Buxtehude and J.S. Bach…

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Lunchbreak Concert – Big Band

24 May 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Take a break from the world and relax in our beautiful Verbrugghen Hall every Wednesday and Thursday during semester from 12.30pm for a free 45-minute concert featuring a smorgasbord of music from Conservatorium tertiary students. The Jazz Studies program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music is one of the oldest and most highly regarded jazz programs in Australia. Students work alongside some of Australia’s best-known jazz musicians and composers and are trained in improvisation, ensemble playing and repertoire development. Studies…

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Greenway Series – SCM Chamber Choir

25 May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$15 – $25

This eclectic program of captivating choral works offer the singer and audience a glimpse into eras of the past. Along with the ethereal Taverner (c. 1490 – 1545), the expressive Purcell, the romantic Bruckner and Brahms, the rich beauty of the Buxtehude and J.S. Bach cantatas with the EME ensemble, this concert is a must for those interested in singing and experiencing high quality choral repertoire. PROGRAM John Taverner (1490-1545) Motet: Dum Transisset Sabbatum Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) Anthem: Praise the…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble: Boccherini’s Guitar – with Simon Martyn-Ellis

27 May 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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The Ensemble welcomes classical period guitarist Simon Martyn-Ellis as our special guest featuring in Boccherini’s Fandango Quintet.

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Lunchbreak Concert – SCM Modern Music Ensemble

30 May 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Take a break from the world and relax in our beautiful Verbrugghen Hall every Wednesday and Thursday during semester from 12.30pm for a free 45-minute concert featuring a smorgasbord of music from Conservatorium tertiary students. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Modern Music Ensemble was formed in 2005 under the direction of conductor Daryl Pratt. This contemporary chamber orchestra aims to present the most important music from the 20th and 21st centuries, across a broad range of styles, with a particular…

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June 2018

Greenway Series : SCM Symphony Orchestra and SCM Choirs

1 June 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$15 – $25

Our Symphony Orchestra features students from across the Conservatorium, performing ambitious and celebrated orchestral works under the baton of Maestro Eduardo Diazmuñoz. PROGRAM Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) La forza del destino, Overture Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Piano Concerto No.1 Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) Alexander Nevsky Cantata

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The Marais Project: A Bass Affair

17 June 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Marais Project welcome bass violinist and co-founder of Salut! Baroque, Timothy Blomfield, in a program which features a cantata by Montéclair, music by Marais and other works that show off the two instruments.

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Avan Yu: Sydney Recital

30 June 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$25 – $55

Avan Yu, winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition, will perform an exclusive recital in Sydney on 30 June at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. The program will include Mozart’s Piano Sonata No.18 in D Major K.576, Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin, Liszt’s Sonetto 123 and 104 del Petrarca S.161, and Sonata in B minor S.178. One of Canada’s most exciting young pianists, Yu won his first national piano competition, the Canadian Music Competition, at the age of 13.…

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August 2018

Sydney Youth Orchestra: Bruckner Symphony No. 8

11 August 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Sweeping and dramatic, contemplative and painful, this grand masterpiece of the orchestral repertoire is an immersive experience for performers and audiences alike.

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October 2018

Sydney Chamber Choir: Behold – the Sea!

6 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Sydney Chamber Choir embarks on Behold – the Sea!, a choral voyage through maritime disaster, epic adventure and revelation.

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4th Annual Gala Concert – Master Piano Institute and Phaeton International

28 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$35

Join us for Master Piano Institute's 2018 Gala concert, and enjoy the opportunity to hear our talented teaching staff and guest artists present a diverse program of much-loved music. Our students appreciate our teachers for their experience, strong results, and ability to make learning fun - but the gala is an opportunity for us to observe them as the seasoned, in-demand musical artists that they are. Our staff represent a wide range of styles and areas of musical expertise, so…

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November 2018

Double Bill: Andrey Gugnin & Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

10 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$25 – $70

Sydney International Piano Competition welcomes back its 2016 first and second prize winners, Andrey Gugnin and Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, for an exclusive double bill concert. Gugnin was the winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, taking home four additional prizes including the Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto Prize and the Miriam Hyde Best 19th or 20th Century Concerto Prize. He has performed as a recitalist, chamber music partner and soloist with orchestras in over 20 countries and has played in…

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December 2018

Summer Showcase

8 December 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$10 – $15

Join us as our students showcase their learning each term in a concert all are welcome to attend. These concerts are the perfect opportunity to come and see what SYO is all about. Additional Information: Young children are welcome at Sydney Youth Orchestra concerts. For all performances, children two years of age or older must have a ticket (even if the accompanying adult intends to sit the child on his/her knees). This concert is General Admission. Doors will open 30…

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Sydney Youth Orchestra: Celebrating Strauss

8 December 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Australian Haydn Ensemble: Haydn’s Farewell- with Erin Helyard

16 December 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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AHE conclude the year with our dear friend and regular collaborator Dr Erin Helyard, director of Pinchgut Opera, performing a wonderful orchestral program inspired by the Enlightenment.

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March 2019

Sydney Youth Orchestra: Janáček & Brahms

24 March 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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This is a take-no-prisoners program of big sounds and big emotions: classical music designed to stir the soul and placate no-one.

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April 2019

Greenway Series – SCM Early Music Ensemble

12 April 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$15 – $25

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Early Music Ensemble (EME) provides unique ensemble experience for students specialising in performance on period or historical instruments using historically informed performing practices. With members drawn from the breadth of the Conservatorium's student body, EME performs repertoire from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and early Romantic eras, mentored and guided by Australia's most accomplished scholars and practitioners of historically informed performance. Join us and hear the music of yesteryear in concert today.

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Oxana Shevchenko

14 April 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
$25 – $80

Sydney International Piano Competition 2016 finalist Oxana Shevchenko is returning to Sydney for an exclusive recital. Shevchenko is internationally recognised as a pianist of outstanding artistry, sensibility and versatility, and is equally in demand both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. Shevchenko will join with the Tinalley String Quartet to perform Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G minor Op.57 before performing solo works including Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, and Tchaikovsky’s 18 Pieces Op.72 No.5 Méditation and Dumka Op.59.…

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July 2019

Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: Great Southern concert 1 – La Cigale de Lyon & Resonance of Birralee

16 July 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $20 La Cigale de Lyon (France) and Resonance of Birralee (Australia) perform in the opening concert of the Great Southern Series in Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. This series pairs an international choir with one of Australia’s best choirs for young people. THE CHOIRS World renowned French children's choir, La Cigale de Lyon was founded in 1947. Its repertoire spans a range of styles with musical open-mindedness from a capella classical music…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: World Showcase concert 1 – Gondwana Choirs, Guangdong Experimental Middle School Choir & Estonian TV Girls’ Choir

16 July 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $25 Gondwana Latitude 34 (Australia), Gondwan Indigenous Choir (Australia), Guangdong Experimental Middle School (China), and Estonian Television Girls' (Estonia) choirs perform in the opening World Showcase evening concert in the grand surrounds of Verbrugghen Hall. THE CHOIRS The Estonian Television Girls' Choir of thirty-seven young women aged 13-20, performs a repertoire of religious and secular music from different ages, folk music, modern pop, jazz and vocal-symphonic forms. The choir has performed in most…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: Great Southern series concert 2 – Riga Cathedral Girls’ Choir TIARA & Gondwana Lattitude 34

17 July 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $20 Riga Cathedral Girls' Choir TIARA (Latvia), Gondwana Latitude 34 (Australia) and SCC Young Men's Choir (Australia) perform on day two of the Great Southern Series in Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. THE CHOIRS Riga Cathedral Girls' Choir TIARA is one of the most vivid musical ensembles in the concert life of Latvia. Creative collaboration with contemporary composers is a high priority for the choir which has premiered many works of Latvian…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: Twilight Concert

17 July 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $20 The Sydney Children's Choir Junior Performing Choir (Sydney) is joined by Hunter Singers (Newcastle, NSW), Luminescence Children's Choir (Canberra, ACT) and Valla Voices (Mid North Coast, NSW) for this twilight treat. THE CHOIRS The SCC Junior Performing Choir embraces 8-14 year old children with exceptional musical aptitude. They display boundless enthusiasm and an inherent enjoyment of choral singing. In this twilight treat, they are joined by the Hunter Singers, a vibrant community…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: Great Southern series concert 3 – Toronto Children’s Chorus & Sydney Children’s Choir

18 July 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $20 The Toronto Children's Chorus (Canada) and Sydney Children's Choir (Australia) perform in day three of the Great Southern Series in Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. THE CHOIRS Celebrating its 40th Anniversary last year, the Toronto Children's Chorus is recognised as one of the finest treble choirs in the world. Exemplifying artistic excellence, the choir's vast repertoire embraces diverse cultures and traditions and covers an extensive range of musical genres. Toronto Children's…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: World Showcase series concert 2 – Boston Children’s Chorus, Riga Cathedral Girls’ Choir TIARA & Inner Mongolia Youth Choir

18 July 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $25 Boston Children's Chorus (USA), Riga Cathedral Girls' Choir TIARA (Latvia) and Inner Mongolia Youth Choir take the stage for the second concert of the World Showcase series. THE CHOIRS The Boston Children's Chorus harnesses the power and joy of music to unite their city's communities and inspire social change. Named Boston's "Ambassadors of Harmony" by the Boston Globe, the choir is known for its commitment to diversity, inclusiveness and furthering African-American choral…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: Great Southern series concert 4 – Estonian TV Girls’ Choir & Young Adelaide Voices

19 July 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $20 The Estonian TV Girls' Choir (Estonia) and Young Adelaide Voices (Australia) perform in the Great Southern Series in Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music THE CHOIRS The Estonian Television Girls' Choir of thirty-seven young women aged 13-20, performs a repertoire of religious and secular music from different ages, folk music, modern pop, jazz and vocal-symphonic forms. The choir has performed in most European cities and the US. They have collaborated with renowned…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: World Showcase series concert 3 – La Cigale de Lyon, Toronto Children’s Chorus & Nagoya Children’s Choir

19 July 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $25 La Cigale de Lyon (France), Toronto Children's Chorus (Canada) and Nagoya Children's Choir (Japan) feature in the third World Showcase evening concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. THE CHOIRS World renowned French children's choir, La Cigale de Lyon was founded in 1947. Its repertoire spans a range of styles with musical open-mindedness from a capella classical music to the same with a piano accompaniment and specially-created polyphonies. Regularly appearing at prestigious…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: Great Southern series concert 5 – The Idea of North in concert

20 July 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $25 The Idea of North, Australia's most highly awarded and best loved contemporary a cappella group performs as special guest artist of the Gondwana World Choral Festival. About The Idea of North Multi award-winning group, The Idea of North is a quintet of musicians, serious about their music without taking themselves too seriously. Australia's most highly awarded and best loved contemporary a cappella group has a beautifully distinct sound and style, but crosses…

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Gondwana World Choral Festival 2019: World Showcase series concert 4 – Combined international choir

20 July 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession (child/student/under 30/pensioner) $25 Combining to form five, cross-cultural 'super-choirs', all the international choirs of the festival unite and share songs from their homelands for the final night at The Con and the last concert of the World Showcase series. THE CHOIRS The Boston Children's Chorus harnesses the power and joy of music to unite their city's communities and inspire social change. Named Boston's "Ambassadors of Harmony" by the Boston Globe, the choir is known for…

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CANCELLED | Bluebeard’s Castle starring Adrian Tamburini & Zara Barrett, conducted by Christopher van Tuinen

24 July 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
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Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$40 – $60

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CANCELLED | Bluebeard’s Castle starring Adrian Tamburini & Zara Barrett, conducted by Christopher van Tuinen

25 July 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
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Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$40 – $60

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August 2019

Australian Haydn Ensemble: Beethoven Four

11 August 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $80 | Concession $70 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 Artists: Skye McIntosh – Artistic Director Australian Haydn Ensemble The Ensemble performs a rare chamber version of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4, along with a virtuosic Flute Sextet by Boccherini and Mozart’s much-loved String Quartet in D minor. It has been suggested that Mozart may have written his string quintets K.515 and K.516 to impress King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia and to surpass the quintets written by…

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September 2019

Kenny Broberg in recital

8 September 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$55

American pianist Kenny Broberg is set to return to Australia for a special recital, presented by the Sydney International Piano Competition (The Sydney). Broberg is an extraordinary young artist who, at the age of 25, already has an impressive number of awards under his belt. He was recently a grand finalist and was awarded Third Prize at the 2019 International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, which compliments his Silver Medal win at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and…

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Concert For Life – World Suicide Prevention Day Concert

10 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$99 – $129

Join some of Australia’s finest musicians for a very special concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to raise funds for the Westerman Jilya Institute for Indigenous Mental Health, and the Dr Tracy Westerman Aboriginal Psychology Scholarship Program. Held on 10th September, World Suicide Prevention Day, Concert for Life will bring together musicians from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Opera Australia Orchestra to form the ‘Orchestra for Life’ for an evening that promises to be one of the year’s musical…

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Katarina Grobler & Modest Orchestra | Clara Schumann’s 200th Anniversary Concert

14 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: General $43.29 | Student/child $27.46 2019 marks the 200th anniversary of nineteenth century German Romantic composer and pianist Clara Schumann. Widely recognised for her virtuosity as a performer, influential pedagogy as a teacher, and success as a female composer, the impact of Clara Schumann’s work within the Western musical canon has been immense. In September, Katarina Grobler and the Modest Orchestra will participate in worldwide celebrations of her 200th Birthday, with a program dedicated entirely to her works, honouring her accomplishments and…

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Song Company: Tallis, Hope and Crown

21 September 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Song Company Bach, Sorrow and Joy

A celebration of the Vernal Equinox in much-cherished choral treasures of the English Renaissance

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Australian Haydn Ensemble | Handel & Delirious Love

29 September 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $80 | Concession $70 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 One of Australia’s most loved and acclaimed sopranos, Sara Macliver and Australian-born International conductor and harpsichord director Benjamin Bayl join the Australian Haydn Ensemble for a stunning program of Handel and Scarlatti. The program centres around the theme of the Delirium of Love. Handel’s cantata Il Delirio Amoroso was written during Handel’s time in Italy and was first performed in 1707. It features a virtuosic soprano line…

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November 2019

Sydney Chamber Choir | Time & Place

10 November 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult from $40 | Concession from $35 | Student $25 A journey around the world and across the centuries. English by birth, Canadian by adoption, Irish by extraction and Scotch by absorption, Healey Willan’s lush choral harmonies explore the surprisingly sensual language of the Bible’s Song of Songs. Paul Stanhope’s I Have Not Your Dreaming is a tribute to the Australian poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal. Young Australian composer Ella Macens draws on the rich singing tradition of her Latvian heritage in Stāvi Stīvi,…

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Australian Haydn Ensemble | Midori & Mozart

24 November 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $80-85 | Concession $70-75 | Under 30 $35 | Student $25 The daring and virtuosic Bavarian-Japanese violinist, Midori Seiler makes her Australian debut leading a program of Mozart and Haydn. Midori Seiler is equally comfortable playing baroque violin concerti with orchestras such as Budapest Festival Orchestra or Tafelmusik, Toronto, as she is performing classical or romantic violin concerti with orchestras such as Anima Eterna, Concerto Köln or Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. Long-term concertmaster of Akademie für Alte…

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December 2019

Sydney Youth Orchestra: Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet

8 December 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $50 | Concession $25 | Child $25 Performers & Programs The Sydney Youth Orchestra conducted by Alexander Briger AO PROKOFIEV Romeo & Juliet ELGAR 'Enigma' Variations SYO Philharmonic conducted by Brian Buggy OAM BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture op. 80 The 2019 season finale from the Sydney Youth Orchestra brings together young love, a testimony to friendship, and heart-stopping action in a program directed by SYO Chief Conductor Alexander Briger. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has been channelled into countless…

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The Orchestra Project performs Mendelssohn and Mahler

10 December 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney, Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Tickets: Full $40 | Concession $20 All tickets General Admission The Orchestra Project is comprised of musicians from most of Australia's professional orchestras performing alongside some of the very best young musicians throughout the country. A concert to celebrate their Australian classical music community! The Orchestra Project will be joined by Associate Concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Harry Bennetts as soloist in Mendelssohn's iconic Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64. The transcendent Mahler Symphony No. 4 with multi-award winning soprano…

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