Crossroads Chamber Music Festival

 TICKETS: Single Ticket: Adults $45, Concession $ 35+; Subscription 4 Concerts: Adults $ 140, Concession $ 120 The finest chamber music festival between Townsville and Sydney: Celebrating the String Quartet The Central Coast Crossroads Music Festival is a friendly, unique event presenting four…

 
The Weight Of Light

Call him back, we’re calling him back – we need our son here with us. Having completed his latest tour of Afghanistan, an Australian soldier is on leave and taking the opportunity to return to his family’s farm in regional…

 
Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tiresias)

Join us to celebrate the next generation of opera singers as Sydney Conservatorium of Music presents Francis Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tiresias) Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tiresias) is a surrealist opéra bouffe based…

 
ROYAL SECRET Christmas Opera Show in Sydney CBD

  This 2017 Christmas Opera Show will have something for everyone in your family! FREE for Kids ages 12 and under! You are invited to experience: 🎄 Beautiful original ROYAL SECRET Christmas story infused with famous and most loved Opera arias from…

 
Greenway Series: Wind Symphony – “New Perspectives”

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…

 
Con Opera presents Opera Australia | Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Join us to celebrate the next generation of opera singers as Sydney Conservatorium of Music presents Opera Australia’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, The ancient tombs of the Pharaohs hide many secrets. Will Tamino the daring archaeologist find them? Will it be…

 
BAI YANG and WU MAN IN CONCERT

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…

 
Lunchbreak Concert: Historically Informed Performance

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);…

 
Lunchbreak: Contemporary Music

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…

 
Greenway Series: SCM Symphony and Jazz Orchestra

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…

 
Greenway Series : SCM Wind Symphony

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.  

 
Lunchbreak Concert: Open Academy, Rising Stars Alumni

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,…

 
Lunchbreak Concert: Under Grad Stagecraft

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…

 
Lunchbreak Concert: Harp

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.…

 
Lunchbreak Concert: String Orchestra

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…

 
Chamber Works: Bach Triples

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…

 
Out of the Shadows: Closing Finale Concert

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…

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

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…

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

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…

 
Out of the Shadows: At the Edge of the World

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…

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

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…

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

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…

 
Out of the Shadows: Red Riding Hood – A Childrens Opera

Wilhelm Grosz was a successful composer, performer, and record producer until the rise of the Nazis. Fleeing Berlin for Vienna, he soon relocated his family to the safety of London in 1934. In Britain the composer was prevented from working…

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

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…

 
Sydney Conservatorium presents Little Women

Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 11 October 2014 A childhood favourite I was keen to see this performance of Little Women by the Opera and Vocal students at the Sydney Conservatorium as I (to my shame) hadn’t been to see one…

 
Gondwana Voices before heading to China

I’ve not kept it a secret that I’ve been slow to appreciate voice (and I’m not talking about the tv show). The Gondwana Voices broke all reasons I’ve resisted in the past. The Gondwana Voices were one of 5 choirs…

 
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