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Sydney Symphony Orchestra

An orchestra of world standing 

Founded in 1932 by the Australian Broadcasting Commission, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is an orchestra of world standing and one of the leading orchestras in the Asia-Pacific region. The Sydney Symphony performs approximately 150 concerts each year to an annual audience of more than 350,000. The Orchestra not only performs core symphonic repertoire but engages in collaborations with other art forms and commissions new works by Australian and international composers to ensure the vibrancy of orchestral music for generations to come.

“This is an orchestra worthy of sharing the international stage with America and Europe’s finest.”
Limelight Magazine

2023 Season.
Music that Inspires

Join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and their Chief Conductor Simone Young in the renewed Concert Hall for the 2023 Season, filled with beautiful, inspiring music from the greatest composers of all time. There’s so much to discover.

With highlights including pianist Stephen Hough and a tribute to Rachmaninov, sensational violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performing the film music of John Williams and Ray Chen performing Tchaikovsky, there’s a whole year of music to discover.

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