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James Ehnes performs Beethoven

Greatness Collides

James Ehnes returns to Sydney to perform Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto.

In the Concert Hall | Sydney Symphony Orchestra | Classical Music

Greatness Collides

When James Ehnes last performed with the Sydney Symphony, he received rave reviews. Now he returns to bring us Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto – one of the greatest of the violin repertoire, and entirely mesmerising here thanks to Ehnes’ masterly interpretation.

With Simone Young conducting, we move on to Brahms’ First Symphony, a work inspired by the inescapable Beethoven. Written at the height of his powers, this is the music that not only cemented Brahms’ reputation as a worthy successor to Beethoven, but also as one of the greatest Romantic composers of all time.
 

Programme
ELLA MACENS Release
Fifty Fanfares Commission
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto
BRAHMS Symphony No.1

Artists
Simone Young conductor
James Ehnes violin

Presented by Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Venue Information

Performances are being sold to 100% capacity in line with the NSW Public Health Order. This includes all shows in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Studio, Playhouse, Drama Theatre and Utzon Room. Please note that you will be seated directly alongside other ticketholders.

Our foyers will be open 60 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances, and two hours pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances. Refreshments will be available for purchase from our theatre bars. Please remember to maintain physical distancing whilst consuming drinks in our foyers.

All Sydney Opera House foyers are pram accessible, with lifts to the main and western foyers. The public lift to all foyers is accessible from the corridor near the escalators on the Lower Concourse and also in the Western Foyer via the corridor on the Ground Level (at the top of the escalators). Pram parking will be available outside the theatres in the Western Foyer consistent with COVID-safe rules.

Transport options

  • We encourage you to use private transport options to minimise crowding on public transport (in line with NSW Government advice).  
  • The Sydney Opera House Car Park, operated by Wilson Parking, is open and available to use. Wilson Parking offer discounted parking if you book ahead. Please see their website for details.
  • Please check the Transport NSW website for the latest advice and information on travel and COVID-19 safety measures. You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a six min walk to the Opera House. 

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