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Utzon Music 2024 A Rich Tapestry of Sights and Sounds

The Sydney Opera House's cherished music series, Utzon Music returns in 2024 for a triumphant 17th year. The year-round series showcases a collection of the world's leading chamber musicians and renowned soloists from western and eastern classical traditions. This much-loved chamber music program continues from March to November in the intimate Utzon Room – with the exception of one very special detour to the Concert Hall.

Feel the energy of string quartet Brooklyn Rider. Explore the nature of piano with Lisa Moore. Witness the cutting edge of chamber music with the JACK Quartet. Travel to France and Spain with Trio Karénine. Experience vocal music at its finest with VOCES8 and violinist Jack Liebeck. Discover the voices of Hageman, Strauss and Duparc with soprano Siobhan Stagg alongside pianist Nico de Villiers. Enjoy ravishing music by Haydn and Brahms with Trio Gaspard. Marvel at the nimble musicians of the LA Philharmonic Wind Quintet. Lose yourself in Afghan instrumentalist Qais Essar’s sonic time portal. And finally, be astonished by the power and virtuosity of pianist Konstantin Shamray.

Book three or more concerts and save 20% - available from 9am, Friday 24 November 2023. Single tickets on sale from 9am,  Friday 15 December 2023.

3 Mar 2024 Classical Music

Brooklyn Rider

Experience the energy and ambition of one of America’s most exciting string quartets, Brooklyn Rider, on their first Australian tour.

17 Mar 2024 Classical Music

Lisa Moore

Returning to Australia from New York, visionary concert pianist Lisa Moore finds inspiration through nature, in a recital celebrating birds and bugs.

6 Apr 2024 Classical Music

JACK Quartet

The Grammy-nominated JACK Quartet make their Sydney Opera House debut with an exhilarating program of contemporary string quartet music.

5 May 2024 Classical Music

Trio Karénine

Award-winning French ensemble Trio Karénine makes it’s Sydney Opera House debut with a stunning program of French and Spanish masterpieces.

23 Jun 2024 Classical Music

VOCES8 with Jack Liebeck

Don’t miss world-renowned UK vocal ensemble VOCES8 with special guest violinist Jack Liebeck in a soaring performance in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.

26 Jul 2024 Classical Music

Siobhan Stagg and Nico de Villiers

Internationally acclaimed Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg returns with pianist Nico de Villiers for a captivating recital of music by Hageman and Strauss.

17 Aug 2024 Classical Music

Trio Gaspard

The award-winning Trio Gaspard makes its highly anticipated Sydney Opera House debut with ravishing music for piano trio by Haydn, Brahms and more.

22 Sep 2024 Classical Music

LA Philharmonic Wind Quintet

The brilliant LA Philharmonic Wind Quintet returns to the Utzon Room with an entertaining dance-infused program.

27 Oct 2024 Classical Music

Qais Essar

Rabab master and composer Qais Essar fuses ancient Indian and Afghan music with the music of today in a mesmerising performance in the Utzon Room.

24 Nov 2024 Classical Music

Konstantin Shamray

Virtuoso pianist Konstantin Shamray returns to the Utzon Room for an exhilarating recital.


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Total immersion is best experienced in the Utzon Room, where - mere metres away - audiences can experience the world’s finest musicians gathering to play music that will uplift the spirt and soothe the soul. Now in its 17th year and going strong, I can’t wait for audiences to meet our incredible, generous artists this season, and get in on the Sydney Opera House’s best kept secret: Utzon Music.

Casey Green, Curator of Utzon Music 2024