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Reviewed October 19, 2018

We attended the symphony concert last friday night. The SSO is one of the best orchestras in the world and this concert was no exception. The program was DEBUSSY - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. SAINT-SAËNS - Piano Concerto No.5 (Egyptian) SIBELIUS =...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic evening of Shostakovich but the highlight was violinist Ray Chen. If you’re a fan of great classical performances then google him and check him out. Anyhow fantastic evening. Chen played a haunting mesmerizing version of waltzing Matilda as an encore. Trust me it was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We didn't know anything about the SSO beforehand. We were in Sydney, so at the last minute, we decided to attend a concert of Sibelius and Mahler. What beautiful music! As we got two of the last seats available, these were "below stage" tickets. Basically...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CNickisch
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Booked on-line tickets well in advance to "Symphony, Suite and Slides - Rachmaninoff's Third". During our tour of Australia and New Zealand we didn't just want to see the Opera House from outside, but rather experience the full effect of a concert or musical event....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Listening to the SSO playing the mammoth Mahler Symphony No.2 last night under the baton of Maestro David Robertson reinforced my long held view that here in Sydney we have much more than a very good orchestra. We truly have a great one. The strings...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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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.

Date of experience: August 2015
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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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Victoria F
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

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank RonWamberal
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....More

Date of experience: July 2014
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