Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Last Night of the Proms

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s Last Night of the Proms extravaganza makes its triumphant return to The Concourse, celebrating 10 years of electrifying performances at Chatswood’s much loved performing art centre. Experience an unforgettable performance of unbridled enthusiasm in our 2021 edition…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Last Night of the Proms

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s Last Night of the Proms extravaganza makes its triumphant return to The Concourse, celebrating 10 years of electrifying performances at Chatswood’s much loved performing art centre. Experience an unforgettable performance of unbridled enthusiasm in our 2021 edition…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Parisian Rhapsody **POSTPONED**

Hear the best new talent Australian music has to offer in Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s Parisian Rhapsody.  Clarinettist Oliver Shermacher, a finalist in the 2018 ABC Young Performers Awards, joins rising star conductor Sam Weller for Debussy’s haunting Première Rhapsodie and the world premiere…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Parisian Rhapsody **POSTPONED**

Hear the best new talent Australian music has to offer in Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s Parisian Rhapsody.  Clarinettist Oliver Shermacher, a finalist in the 2018 ABC Young Performers Awards, joins rising star conductor Sam Weller for Debussy’s haunting Première Rhapsodie and the world premiere…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Magic Flute **CANCELLED**

THE MAGIC FLUTE, one of the greatest operas ever written, will be presented by young artists from Pacific Opera with Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. Mozart’s timeless classic leads the search for truth and justice, love and enlightenment. Be enthralled by the…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Magic Flute **CANCELLED**

THE MAGIC FLUTE, one of the greatest operas ever written, will be presented by young artists from Pacific Opera with Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. Mozart’s timeless classic leads the search for truth and justice, love and enlightenment. Be enthralled by the…

 
WSO’s Next Chapters a rare treat…

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Next Chapters The Concourse Concert Hall, live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Saturday May 22, 2021 If a not completely professional orchestra programs Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 9 then they need to make sure that they…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Next Chapters

Evocative tour-de-force Be uplifted by the rhythmic richness of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra when – for the first time – it joins forces with powerhouse aerialists from Legs On The Wall for the thrilling concert Next Chapters at the leading…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Next Chapters

Evocative tour-de-force Be uplifted by the rhythmic richness of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra when – for the first time – it joins forces with powerhouse aerialists from Legs On The Wall for the thrilling concert Next Chapters at the leading…

 
Young Composer Award winner in a concert where the sky’s the limit – literally

Virtuoso musicianship and astonishing physical theatre combine in a captivating collaborative concert “As part of the Chatswood Cultural Program, concert goers will be uplifted by the rhythmic richness of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra when – for the first time –…

 
Pocket Opera | The Marriage of Figaro

Getting to the altar on time has never been more fraught with complications than in Mozart’s comic masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro. A frisky count, his neglected wife, the object of his desire and her cunning fiancé – plus a…

 
Pocket Opera | The Marriage of Figaro

Getting to the altar on time has never been more fraught with complications than in Mozart’s comic masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro. A frisky count, his neglected wife, the object of his desire and her cunning fiancé – plus a…

 
Review: Willoughby Symphony’s Sweet Valentine

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra | Gala February 14, 2021 Chatswood What better way to open a gala celebration of Valentine’s day than with a classic waltz. The electric opening chords of Johann Strauss II’s, Frühlingsstimmen op. 410 (commonly known as the…

 
WSO Reconnects with a COVID Safe Concert

Willoughby Symphony reconnects with audiences at COVID safe concert On August 22nd Willoughby Symphony Orchestra bravely ventured back onto the stage to joyful whoops from its loyal audiences in three delightful COVID-safe performances – and now the hour long performance…

 
Bel a cappella raised a toast to 2020 and its 25th birthday with a ‘Bel’issimo programme of music in store

December 1, 2019, “A Boy Was Born”.  What better way to ring in the festive season than with a bit of Britten? Last Sunday I was fortunate enough to sing in the final concert of Bel a cappella’s 2019 program,…

 
The Willoughby Symphony and guest soloist Alexandre Da Costa ended their 2019 season with a bang

As a celebratory segue to the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven‘s birth in 2020, the final Willoughby Symphony Orchestra concert for 2019 began with the instantly recognisable Egmont Overture, Op. 84. Beethoven was commissioned to compose incidental music to Goethe’s heroic play,…

 
Willoughby Symphony’s “Enigma” a night to remember

There can scarcely be a piece of music about which more has been written and postulated than Elgar’s Enigma Variations, which gave the title to Sunday afternoon’s concert by the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. Like so many famous works, it came…

 
Q&A with Kate Moore, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Composer-In-Residence

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the world première of Kate Moore’s Piano Concerto, commissioned by the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. The concert, entitled Pastoral, is also a part of Vivid Sydney’s 2019 program in Chatswood. Ahead of the première, Kate…

 
Willoughby Symphony’s Eternity concert took the audience on a ‘rhapsodic journey’

The heart and the alternate reality In an inspiring Sunday afternoon at The Concourse, the epic ferocity of a symphony orchestra in full flight, a passionate and instinctive cello soloist and a magnetic contemporary choral requiem were brought to life…

 
Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s Discovery was an exhilarating evening

I have a problem. I’ve heard the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra play now on five occasions and keep waiting for a wrong note, an error in tempo, or creakiness in the strings but they just don’t occur. Is there a better…