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Sydney Symphony Orchestra

SEASON OVERVIEW
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SEASON OVERVIEW

Experience a great orchestra playing exceptional music in the world’s most spectacular concert venue: the Sydney Opera House.

Chief Conductor David Robertson and the musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra invite you to explore an exhilarating 2015 Season.

Hear the music of your favourite composers – Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, Wagner and more.

See phenomenal guest soloists – violinists Anne-Sophie Mutter and Gil Shaham; pianists Yuja Wang, Peter Serkin and Kirill Gerstein; singers such as Audra McDonald and Christine Brewer.

Experience incredible projects such as Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde – an opera in the Concert Hall with exciting visuals projected above the orchestra, and Romeo & Juliet with Bell Shakespeare – Prokofiev’s ballet music with excerpts from Shakespeare’s play.

Click on Season tab above to see the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's full season listing.

You can visit the Sydney Symphony Orchestra website to:

  • Read about each concert and listen to samples of the music
  • Watch the orchestra in action on YouTube

 

Artists

David Robertson Chief Conductor and Artistic Director
Dene Olding Concertmaster 
Andrew Haveron Concertmaster
Jessica Cottis Assistant Conductor

The Sydney Symphony is an orchestra of 93 full-time professional musicians who perform music of all styles from the 18th century to music composed yesterday. Our range embraces the concert hall hits of Classical and Romantic periods, modern masterpieces and exciting collaborations that cross genres.

Throughout the season, top conductors, soloists and ensembles from all over the world come to Sydney to make music with the orchestra.

Meet the musicians of the Orchestra and the talented young musicians in our Fellowship Program and the Sydney Sinfonia training orchestra.

Company Overview

The Sydney Symphony is the resident orchestra at the Sydney Opera House, performing nearly 100 concerts each year in the Concert Hall. We also tour frequently to other cities and regional areas of New South Wales, and our international tours have taken us to Europe, North America and Asia.

Formed in 1932 by the ABC, the Sydney Symphony celebrated its 80th anniversary season in 2012. Read a short
history of the orchestra.


David Robertson: Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor
Rory Jeffes: Managing Director

Tel: +61 2 8215 4600
Fax: +61 2 8215 4660
Email:info@sydneysymphony.com
www.sydneysymphony.com

SEASON

Le Grand Tango
With Sydney Dance Company
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 17 Apr - 18 Apr
Anzac Day Salute
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 22 Apr - 24 Apr
JOSH PYKE LIVE WITH YOUR SSO
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 29 Apr - 30 Apr
Bold as Brass - Tea & Symphony
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 01 May
Last Night of the Proms
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 01 May - 02 May
Pure Magic: Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 07 May - 09 May
Romantic visions: Wagner, Bartók & Brahms
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 13 May - 16 May
SSO Chamber Music Cocktail Hour Concerts
Bones: Brahms and Brass
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Utzon Room
Dates 16 May
My Country, My Life
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 03 Jun - 06 Jun
SSO Chamber Music Cocktail Hour Concerts
Riffs: Brahms Fusion
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Utzon Room
Dates 06 Jun
Summer Nights
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 11 Jun - 12 Jun
Tristan und Isolde: Robertson conducts an Opera in the Concert Hall
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 20 Jun - 22 Jun
Tchaikovsky's Manfred: Gil Shaham plays Barber
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 26 Jun - 29 Jun
CHRIS BOTTI LIVE
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 02 Jul - 03 Jul
Bach Concertos: Gil Shaham & Adele Anthony - Tea & Symphony
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 03 Jul
Bach Concertos: Gil Shaham & Adele Anthony - Tea & Symphony
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 03 Jul
Bach Concertos: Gil Shaham & Adele Anthony
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 04 Jul
Danny Elfman
Music from the films of Tim Burton
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 10 Jul - 11 Jul
Yuja Wang plays Brahms
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 15 Jul - 18 Jul
SSO Chamber Music Cocktail Hour Concerts
Echoes: Love and Nostalgia
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Utzon Room
Dates 18 Jul
Russian Romantics
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 22 Jul - 24 Jul
Dancing with the Devil
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 12 Aug - 15 Aug
Romeo and Juliet
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 20 Aug - 24 Aug
Time For Three
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 27 Aug - 29 Aug
French Impressions: Ravel Debussy and Berlioz
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 03 Sep - 04 Sep
Roman Trilogy
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 09 Sep - 12 Sep
Cirque de la Symphonie
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 17 Sep - 19 Sep
Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Dvorak
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 23 Sep - 26 Sep
Sibelius 2: Robertson conducts
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 08 Oct - 10 Oct
Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 14 Oct - 17 Oct
Audra McDonald sings Broadway
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Nov - 07 Nov
Pictures at an Exhibition
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 11 Nov - 16 Nov
Pictures at an Exhibition - Tea & Symphony
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 13 Nov
Thus Spake Zarathustra
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 25 Nov - 28 Nov
The Grand Organ - Olivier Latry in Recital
Tea & Symphony
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 27 Nov
Edo conducts Mozart & Elgar
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 03 Dec - 05 Dec
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