Strathfield Symphony Orchestra: The Future

50 is the new 30! Strathfield Symphony at 50 years young is looking towards the next 50 years. They come together and perform through a love of music, collaboration and community. This concert is all about a bigger and better…

 
18th Bangalow Music Festival | Orava Quartet & Friends

Single tickets: $62 | 9 Concert Subscription $399 Eastern European folk music and Jewish mysticism join forces in a synthesis of cultures and musical styles. Mahler and Golijov pay homage to their roots and folk music influences in their powerful…

 
Bel a cappella: Sun Dogs

Celebrating Anthony Pasquill’s 10th year as Musical Director, Bel a cappella present James MacMillan’s five movement work, Sun-Dogs

 
Sirius Chamber Ensemble: Where The Heart Is

Tickets: $30 Adults, $20 Concession, $10 Children Where The Heart Is is a collaborative fundraiser for the not-for-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity Australia. The concert program will focus on the plight of the homeless in our society, featuring works by…

 
On this day: Dec 08

In 1908 Gustav Mahler conducts the New York Symphony Orchestra and the Oratorio Society of New York for the US Premiere of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” at Carnegie Hall. More at Carnegie Halls timeline. In 1945: 1st Musica Viva…

 
On This Day: Oct 18

In 1904 there was the first performance of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony by the Gürzenich Orchestra with the composer conducting, in Cologne. There are 5 movements to the Symphony: Trauermarsch (Funeral March). In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt (C-sharp minor)…

 
On this day: Sep 12

The first performance of Mahler’s 8th Symphony (Symphony of a Thousand) in Munich in 1910, with Mahler conducting. Do you have a classical music event for today’s On this day? Send it to us:  

 
On this day: Feb 21

In 1911: Mahler, already ill, preformed his last concert in 40°C (104°F) at Carnegie Hall, barely making it through the concert. The New York Philharmonic has an excellent search of their history, which unfortunately doesn’t have permalinks, so below is…

 
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