August 2017

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2:00PM
Pieter Wispelwey plays the Bach Cello Suites

Pieter Wispelwey plays the Bach Cello Suites

In this special concert Pieter Wispelwey performs the complete cello suites of JS Bach.

Aug 6

2:00PM

City Recital Hall

Pieter Wispelwey
cello

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7:00PM
Pieter Wispelwey plays the Bach Cello Suites

Pieter Wispelwey plays the Bach Cello Suites

In this special concert Pieter Wispelwey performs the complete cello suites of JS Bach.

Aug 7

7:00PM

City Recital Hall

Pieter Wispelwey
cello

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6:30PM
Shefali's Playlist

Shefali's Playlist

Get to know Associate Principal Oboe Shefali Pryor through the music that has inspired her.

Aug 8

6:30PM

City Recital Hall

Toby Thatcher
conductor
Lorina Gore
soprano
Presented by Shefali Pryor
Associate Principal Oboe

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7:00PM
Evening Salon

Evening Salon

Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey joins the musicians of the SSO for an evening of Haydn and Mozart.

Aug 10

7:00PM

City Recital Hall

Pieter Wispelwey
cello-director

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1:30PM
Beethoven & Bruckner

Beethoven & Bruckner

The charismatic Simone Young returns to Sydney to conduct Bruckner's Fifth Symphony.

Aug 17

1:30PM

Sydney Opera House

Simone Young
conductor
Imogen Cooper
piano

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8:00PM
Beethoven & Bruckner

Beethoven & Bruckner

The charismatic Simone Young returns to Sydney to conduct Bruckner's Fifth Symphony.

Aug 18

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Simone Young
conductor
Imogen Cooper
piano

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2:00PM
Beethoven & Bruckner

Beethoven & Bruckner

The charismatic Simone Young returns to Sydney to conduct Bruckner's Fifth Symphony.

Aug 19

2:00PM

Sydney Opera House

Simone Young
conductor
Imogen Cooper
piano

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7:00PM
Imogen Cooper in Recital

Imogen Cooper in Recital

English pianist Imogen Cooper returns to Sydney with a recital program of Beethoven and Haydn.

Aug 21

7:00PM

City Recital Hall

Imogen Cooper
piano

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8:00PM
New World Memories

New World Memories

The theme is memory when Chief Conductor David Robertson conducts Dvořák's New World Symphony.

Aug 23

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

David Robertson
conductor

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8:00PM
New World Memories

New World Memories

The theme is memory when Chief Conductor David Robertson conducts Dvořák's New World Symphony.

Aug 25

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

David Robertson
conductor

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8:00PM
New World Memories

New World Memories

The theme is memory when Chief Conductor David Robertson conducts Dvořák's New World Symphony.

Aug 26

8:00PM

Sydney Opera House

David Robertson
conductor

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1:30PM
The 'Rach 2'

The 'Rach 2'

David Robertson conducts a program of 20th-century favourites, including Rachmaninoff

Aug 31

1:30PM

Sydney Opera House

David Robertson
conductor
George Li
piano


August 2017

Imogen Cooper in Recital

English pianist Imogen Cooper returns to Sydney with a recital program of Beethoven and Haydn.

City Recital Hall
Mon 21 Aug / 7:00 pm
City Recital Hall
Mon 21 Aug / 7:00 pm

New World Memories

The theme is memory when Chief Conductor David Robertson conducts Dvořák's New World Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 23 Aug / 8:00 pm
Fri 25 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sat 26 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 23 Aug / 8:00 pm
Fri 25 Aug / 8:00 pm
Sat 26 Aug / 8:00 pm

The 'Rach 2'

David Robertson conducts a program of 20th-century favourites, including Rachmaninoff

Sydney Opera House
Thu 31 Aug / 1:30 pm
Fri 1 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Sep / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 31 Aug / 1:30 pm
Fri 1 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Sep / 2:00 pm

September 2017

The 'Rach 2'

David Robertson conducts a program of 20th-century favourites, including Rachmaninoff

Sydney Opera House
Thu 31 Aug / 1:30 pm
Fri 1 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Sep / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Thu 31 Aug / 1:30 pm
Fri 1 Sep / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Sep / 2:00 pm

Saint-Saëns in the Morning

Hear Saint-Saëns most famous morning music alongside a rarely heard gem.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 22 Sep / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 22 Sep / 11:00 am

Carnival of the (Australian) Animals

Australia is notorious for its animals – any visitor can tell you about our fearsome fauna!

Sydney Opera House
Sun 24 Sep / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Sun 24 Sep / 2:00 pm

October 2017

Rachmaninoff on Fire

Artist in Residence Brett Dean conducts music of his own and Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 18 Oct / 6:30 pm
Thu 19 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 20 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 18 Oct / 6:30 pm
Thu 19 Oct / 1:30 pm
Fri 20 Oct / 8:00 pm

Sibelius & Mahler

Dutch violinist Janine Jansen returns to Sydney to play Sibelius's Violin Concerto.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 25 Oct / 8:00 pm
Fri 27 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 28 Oct / 8:00 pm
Mon 30 Oct / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 25 Oct / 8:00 pm
Fri 27 Oct / 8:00 pm
Sat 28 Oct / 8:00 pm
Mon 30 Oct / 7:00 pm

November 2017

Dramatic Shostakovich

Ashkenazy returns, bringing his extraordinary musicianship to Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 10 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 11 Nov / 2:00 pm
Mon 13 Nov / 7:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 10 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 11 Nov / 2:00 pm
Mon 13 Nov / 7:00 pm

Gripping Shostakovich

One of Shostakovich's greatest creations, his Cello Concerto No.1, and the powerful Eighth Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 15 Nov / 8:00 pm
Fri 17 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 18 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 15 Nov / 8:00 pm
Fri 17 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 18 Nov / 8:00 pm

Beethoven One

British violinist Anthony Marwood directs the SSO Fellows in Beethoven's First Symphony.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 17 Nov / 11:00 am
Sydney Opera House
Fri 17 Nov / 11:00 am

Belshazzar's Feast

Experience the grandeur of Walton's Belshazzar's Feast in this choral-orchestral spectacular.

Sydney Opera House
Fri 24 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 25 Nov / 2:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Fri 24 Nov / 8:00 pm
Sat 25 Nov / 2:00 pm

Bluebeard's Castle

Experience the 'musical volcano' of Bluebeard's Castle with two beloved masters.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 29 Nov / 8:00 pm
Fri 1 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 29 Nov / 8:00 pm
Fri 1 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Dec / 8:00 pm

December 2017

Bluebeard's Castle

Experience the 'musical volcano' of Bluebeard's Castle with two beloved masters.

Sydney Opera House
Wed 29 Nov / 8:00 pm
Fri 1 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sydney Opera House
Wed 29 Nov / 8:00 pm
Fri 1 Dec / 8:00 pm
Sat 2 Dec / 8:00 pm