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08 August 2014

Venue: Concert Hall
Presented by: Sydney Opera House

Years: 3 - 6
Subjects: Creative Arts, English

To inquire about this event please call our friendly education team on 02 9250 7770 or make a ticket request


There's dreadful news from the Concert Hall! The composer is dead! Sydney Opera House is proud to present the renowned Sydney Youth Orchestra in this perplexing musical whodunit.

Meet the orchestra, solve the mystery, and laugh until you cry in this cutting-edge introduction to classical music.

Our detective will interrogate the entire orchestra, establishing their whereabouts at the time of the crime.

Starting with the strings and working all the way to percussion, the detective finds sound alibis and dead ends down every sonic avenue.  Commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony in 2006, composed by Nathaniel Stookey and written by bestselling author Lemony Snicket, this murder mystery is sure to keep young music fans enthralled.

Artist Information

Writer: Lemony Snicket
Composer: Nathaniel Stookey
Originally commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Pricing Information

One free Teacher is permitted per 20 Students.  Additional Teachers are charged at Student price.

Student $21
Additional Tecaher $21
Pricing Information Explained

Pricing Information Explained

School Groups:  Please contact the School Group Booking line on +61 2 9250 7770 or make a ticket request. For information on planning your visit go to School Excursions.

Performance Dates

Friday 8 August 11am Running Time: 75 Minutes Including Q&A


'...funny, buoyant and engaging' - The San Francisco Chronicle

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