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Address: Level 9, 35 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 612 8215 4600
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Fantastic Concert by an equally fantastic orchestra

We went to see the Sydney Symphony at the opera house concert hall and had a wonderful evening. They were equally adept at both supporting the soloist and playing orchestral... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
Bath, United Kingdom

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We went to see the Sydney Symphony at the opera house concert hall and had a wonderful evening. They were equally adept at both supporting the soloist and playing orchestral pieces. Wonderful.

Thank CTricity
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We were here for Roman Trilogy: Schumann’s Cello Concerto presented by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. The show was really, really good. There are various programs to choose from throughout the year and they have various types of shows – comedy, musical, theatre, etc. While waiting for the show to start, there’s finger food and beverages available for purchase. Be sure... More 

Thank Travelicious_K
Hyams Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Saw them performing at the Opera House with Charles Duboit conducting French Impressions spectacular performance with 3 amazing choirs - well done!

Thank Victoria F
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Enjoyed it more because of the seat - had one on the side of the Orchestra in the concert Hall rather than the main seating - was able to be immersed in how the Conductor and Orchestra worked together - appreciated the show so much more tha being a passive observer at the rear.

Thank RonWamberal
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has several programmes throughout the year. One of them is “Tea & Symphony” held on eight Fridays per year at Sydney Opera House. Complimentary tea begins in the foyer at 10:00am and the concert starts at 11:00am in the Concert Hall. Once a year I go to Sydney to catch up with my old friend and... More 

Thank RayParks
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were delighted to see Enigma Variations at the Sydney Symphony Orchestra with David Robertson as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director. The music in that amazing structure was absolutely splendid!!! A very memorable evening!

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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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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