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Brahms & Tchaikovsky

Power & Passion

A daring Romantic spirit flows through these passionate masterpieces by Brahms and Tchaikovsky.

In the Sydney Town Hall | Sydney Symphony Orchestra | Classical Music

Power & Passion

First it was a work for two pianos, then a symphony, and finally the mighty piano concerto we hear today. Brahms’ rich, lush Piano Concerto No.1 showcases his inventive brilliance – from its enormous opening through to its energetic finale, realised here with the pianistic verve and energy of Simon Trpčeski.

Brahms and Tchaikovsky are a powerful pairing as they share the same daring Romantic spirit. Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.4 opens with an arresting motif from the horns – described by Tchaikovsky as his depiction of Fate. What follows is a vast and beautiful journey through movements that are, by turns, lyrical and light-hearted, leading to a famous and thrilling finale.

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BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.1

Miguel Harth-Bedoya conductor
Simon Trpčeski piano

Presented by Sydney Symphony Orchestra


Venue Information

The Sydney Symphony will continue to apply NSW Public Health Orders as they relate to ticketing and seating arrangements.

To help you find the right entrance at Sydney Town Hall, a coloured zone has been included on your ticket for easy reference. Follow the signs or ask one of our Front of House team to assist you.

On arrival, please check-in using the Service NSW app by scanning the QR code displayed at each entrance to the Sydney Town Hall. The Sydney Symphony encourages you to download the Service NSW app before you arrive for a quick and easy entry.

E-tickets are encouraged, and ticket collection at the Box Office will be limited. The Front of House team will scan your ticket and direct you to your seat.

The Box Office at Sydney Town Hall will be open one hour prior to each performance to help you with any questions or issues.

The cloakroom at Sydney Town Hall is closed for the current time, so you are encouraged to leave bigger items at home. The bar will also be closed at the current time, however complimentary water will be available from the Front of House team.

Transport options

  • Wilson Parking has a number of parking stations close to Sydney Town Hall. The Sydney Symphony recommend St Andrews House Car Park, Queen Victoria Building Car Park and Citipark Car Park
  • Getting to the Sydney Town Hall on public transport is easy. Most Sydney Trains stop at Sydney Town Hall, and most CBD busses stop nearby.
  • Plan your trip here or call Transport NSW on 131 500 for the latest advice and information on travel and COVID-19 safety measures.

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