MAHLER Symphony No. 10
STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 8
CELEBRATING STRAUSS: Richard Gill AO, A Celebration Of Life
SYO State Central West Hub
with Peter Seymour Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Orchestra
collaboration with SYO Philharmonic and Sydney City Youth Ballet
SYO State South East Hub
with The Sydney Youth Orchestra and Western Sydney Youth Orchestra
Live at Level 28
raising money for our Opportunity Fund
The Big Busk
raising money for our Enterprise Fund
Centennial Parklands Partnership
performances at Centennial Park and Australian Botanic Gardens
performances at Santa Sabina College, Monte Sant Angelo, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Workshop and Verbrugghen Hall
COMING UP IN 2019
Conducted by Alexander Briger AO
JANACEK Taras Bulba
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3, op.90, F major
COPLAND Appalachian Spring
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 op. 67, C minor
MOZART Exsultate jubilate, K.165
DVORAK Requiem, op.89 conducted by Brett Weymark
ELGAR Enigma Variations, op. 36
PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet, op.64
UK International Tour
The Sydney Youth Orchestra’s UK tour in April 2019 will visit the musically rich cities of Cardiff, Manchester, London, Cambridge and Oxford. The tour is open to current and new SYO musicians. The tour is open to current and new SYO musicians in the Symphonic Orchestral Program aged 14-25.
Hundreds of young SYO musicians and alumni will take over the city of Sydney for one day, raising funds to support the purchase of instruments and music for the Sydney Youth Orchestras, The Big Busk is an event showcasing the very best orchestral musicians in free concerts all over Sydney CBD.
Exquisite Christmas music will be performed by the St. Mary’s Cathedral Choir, featuring twenty-four boy choristers and Sinfonia Australis chamber orchestra. With choral works by Bach, Handel, Bruckner and Rutter, and a feast of favourite Christmas Carols, this concert is the ideal introduction to the Christmas Season. Join with the choir and orchestra to sing favourite carols to celebrate this special time of year.
Penrith Conservatorium | 2019 Scholarships
Penrith Conservatorium is offering six highly sought-after Scholarships through a competitive application and live audition process.
The Scholarships recognise future potential and provide the chance for students to take their gift to the next level. Scholarships are open to all instruments, and in 2019 the Conservatorium is encouraging students of Woodwind, Brass and Orchestral Percussion. Applications close Friday 14 December.
NSW Secondary Schools Concerto Competition | Entries Open
Young talent competes to forge classical music futures – Entries for the NSW Secondary Schools Concerto Competition 2019 are now open!
The competition is open to secondary school pupils in years 7-12 at schools throughout NSW and the ACT.
ACO Academy | Entries Open
ACO Academy offers outstanding string students an inspirational week of intensive workshops with ACO tutors. Students work alongside ACO musicians in Sydney to develop their skills and musicianship, culminating in a side-by-side performance.