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2020 Season

Artistic Director Paul Dyer invites you to visit Venice, Paris and Istanbul in a concert season bursting with the brilliant colours of Baroque. Expect to be gripped, uplifted and moved by bold programming and virtuosic performances. The Baroque spirit of invention runs through the Brandenburg’s imaginative 2020 season which features masterworks by its greatest composers.

Discover the brilliant colours of Baroque.

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra 2020 season subscriptions are now available via their website and single tickets will be on sale via City Recital Hall's Box Office and website from 2 December 2019.

Vivaldi's Venice

Wed 26 February 7pm, Fri 28 February 7pm, Sat 29 February 2pm, Sat 29 February 7pm, Wed 11 March 7pm, Fri 13 March 7pm, 2020

Visit Vivaldi’s Venice with extraordinary French harpist Xavier de Maistre in a performance shimmering with light and colour.

Vivaldi Concerto for harp (lute) in D major
Marcello Concerto for harp (oboe) in D minor
Vivaldi L’inverno, Concerto for harp (violin) in F minor

Mozart's Clarinet

Wed 6 May 7pm, Fri 8 May 7pm, Sat 9 May 2pm, Sat 9 May 7pm, Wed 13 May 7pm, Fri 15 May 7pm, 2020

Mozart’s bright and achingly beautiful basset clarinet concerto performed on the rare and richly voiced instrument of the period.

Mozart Concerto for oboe in C major
W.F. Bach Adagio e Fuga
Mozart Concerto for basset clarinet in A major

Bach's Violin

Wed 22 July 7pm, Fri 24 July 7pm, Sat 25 July 2pm, Sat 25 July 7pm, Wed 29 July 7pm, Fri 31 July 7pm, 2020

Thrilling German Baroque violinist Jonas Zschenderlein joins Brandenburg string soloists to perform concertos, sonatas and a suite by Bach.

Bach Concerto for violin in E major
Bach Concerto for three violins in D major
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major



Wed 2 September 7pm, Fri 4 September 7pm, Wed 16 September 7pm, Fri 18 September 7pm, Sat 19 September 2pm, Sat 19 September 7pm, 2020

The rich musical tradition of Notre-Dame told in a theatrical concert experience entwining music for orchestra and choir with spoken word and song.

Featuring music by French composers Campra, Lully, Rameau, Rebel and more.


Ottoman Baroque

Wed 28 October 7pm, Fri 30 October 7pm, Sat 31 October 2pm, Sat 31 October 7pm, Wed 4 November 7pm, Fri 6 November 7pm, 2020

The mesmerising Whirling Dervishes are steeped in mystique and will return from Turkey to dazzle in Paul Dyer’s musical meditation.

A pasticcio featuring Allegri, Boccherini, Lully, Marais, Telemann, and traditional music from Turkey.



Sat 12 December 5pm, Sat 12 December 7.30pm, Wed 16 December 5pm, Wed 16 December 7.30pm, 2020

Gather your family and friends together this Christmas and spend a joyous evening sharing rare carols, medieval hymns and a cheeky musical surprise.

Filled with timeless carols including O Come All Ye Faithful, Stille Nacht and many musical surprises.