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Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Address: Level 9, 35 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 612 8215 4600
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Had never heard this orchestra before, but wanted to see the Concert Hall. Very easy to book tickets on the Internet & it doesn't matter where you sit as the sightlines are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had never heard this orchestra before, but wanted to see the Concert Hall. Very easy to book tickets on the Internet & it doesn't matter where you sit as the sightlines are excellent. They were extremely good with a great programme (usually Friday & Monday evenings & Saturday afternoon. Only gave it 4 stars as we were put off by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Went to see the Sydney Symphony take on Sci-Fi Classics- from the big movie numbers to the new Doctor Who theme, was a truly excellent experience in the surroundings of the Opera House. Conductor was good humoured and kept things flying along, hardly felt like we were there for 10 minutes, but 2 full hours of music had passed by.... More 

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were lucky to get 2 very good seats for the "Symphonic Insperation" conducted by David Robertson. Very enjoyable music, great ambiance, a once in your lifetime must to visit a concert at Sydney Opera House. We enjoyed ourselves very much.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We went to see "The Sydney Symphony" the performance was combined with the screening of "Gladiator" the movie staring Russell Crowe. The movie was screening while the Symphony played the score. WOW absolutely beautiful, emotional , incredible. Do yourself a favour and get to see an event like this. They have been doing this for 4 years now. The previous... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Just rated as the best orchestra in Australia. I have been listening for many years and have watched the standard steadily improve. At their best they are very good indeed.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Visited to see Natalie Cole who was great but the Sydney Symphony were excellent as well. Date was Feb 2012

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Listening to the SSO at the Opera House is always a pleasure. They perform a wide range of pieces, have lovely guests and provide a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy music in

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I took my kids to the matinee performance of Pixar in Concert at the Concert Hall Sydney Opera House. It was a very emotional and wonderful experience. I'd go again in a heartbeat. We sat in a Platform Box D overlooking the Orchestra. The kids could see each of the musicians playing which was ideal, although it might have been... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Until my health gave way, I was a regular subscriber to their concerts. It is, by any standard, a world-class ensemble, with great conductors, inspired programming, and an unbeatable concert hall location. It is one of life's great pleasures to be enthralled by their musicianship.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The Sydney Symphony has eight programs during the year that are known as " Tea and Symphony". Anyone who has an interest in listening to the great music composers works should try to get to one of these symphonies to check it out.Our group are converts.Pick any composer and try it out. It only goes for a couple of hours... More 

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