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Founded in 1932 by the Australian Broadcasting Commission, The Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has evolved into one of the world’s finest orchestra as Sydney has become one of the world’s great cities. The SSO performs in venues throughout Sydney and regional New South Wales, and international tours to Europe, Asia and the US have earned the orchestra worldwide recognition for artistic excellence.

Alessio Bax Performs Mozart

Thu 21 March 7pm, 2019

Experience an exquisitely diverse program of music as Alessio Bax performs Mozart’s beautifully serene final piano concerto with disarming grace. Then, notes become bundles of energy as they bounce around the concert hall in a lively rendition of Beethoven’s playful Symphony No.8.

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Alessio Bax in Recital

Mon 25 March 7pm, 2019

Alessio Bax performs a program of music that finds his instrument dancing, thundering, praying and dreaming. Experience Bach's transcription of the Marcello oboe concerto with its heartbreaking aria, fantastical and melancholy variations from Rachmaninoff, Dallapiccola's musical 'notebook', and Liszt's Italian wanderings.

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Lisa Moore in Recital

Mon 29 April 7pm, 2019

Hear virtuoso pianist Lisa Moore explore the mists and forests of old and new Romantics, with hypnotising music from Philip Glass, Janáček's mysterious keys, masterful works of mood and emotion by Beethoven and Schumann, and poignant fragility from Martin Bresnick.

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Emma Matthews Sings Mozart Arias

Thu 30 May 7pm, 2019

One of Australia's most beloved performers, Emma Matthews brings her versatility, charisma and exquisite coloratura soprano to a range of Mozart's arias in a breath-taking performance. Then, revel in Schubert's sparking Symphony No.3, in which his gift for song shines.

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Mozart’s Symphony No.29

Thu 15 August 7pm, 2019

Delight in an evening of charming and expressive music with an irresistibly winsome quartet-concerto. Mozart's Sinfonia concertante is a buoyant ensemble number, while his Symphony No.29 captivates with vivid theatricality, and both overflow with authentically Mozartian appeal.

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Geoffrey Lancaster In Recital

Mon 2 September 7pm, 2019

Geoffrey Lancaster is one of Australia's musical treasures, standing at the forefront of historically informed music-making for 40 years. Listen to him channel Mozart's genius and fingers as he reveals the master's endlessly fascinating character reflected in his funny, dramatic, impetuous and improvisatory work.

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Andrew Haveron Performs Mozart

Thu 14 November 7pm, 2019

Delight in a Turkish-inspired evening as Sydney Symphony Concertmaster Andrew Haveron performs a colourful and exotic program. Hear an Ottoman-influenced overture from Beethoven, followed by Mozart's 'Turkish' Violin Concerto No.5, and an eruption of Turkish cymbals and drums in Haydn's 'Military' symphony.

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Paul Lewis in Recital

Mon 18 November 7pm, 2019

Internationally acclaimed pianist Paul Lewis has made a rich contribution to our enjoyment of music from the heart of the piano repertoire. Experience his ability to capture the delicate emotion of Schubert's sonatas, and elegantly characterise Beethoven's Diabelli Variations.

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