2025 Big Sky Tour

Wiradjuri | Ngemba | Barkindji | Wilyakali

June 28 - July 8 2025

Building on the success and partnerships established in 2023, SYO will once again travel across the state performing and collaborating with regional communities and artists. 


Seeking to build a dynamic musical conversation the talented young musicians of Sydney Youth Orchestras will join forces with James Pensini and Benjamin Northey to perform Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition,  Meet the Orchestra concerts for schools and extend the partnership with musicians of the far west through the orchestration of their original works. 


The Big Sky Tour will celebrate the unique perspectives of Australian and First Nations voices through orchestral music. 

Saturday, 28 June 2025 - Bathurst

Sunday, 29 June 2025 - Nyngan

Saturday, 5 July 2025 - Broken Hill 


Monday, 30 June 2025 - Bourke

Tuesday, 1 July 2025 - Cobar

Wednesday, 2 July 2025 - Wilcannia 

Thursday, 3 July 2025 - Broken Hill 


Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition

Original singer-songwriters with new orchestral arrangements 

Conductor, Benjamin Northey 

Meet the Orchestra Concerts Conductor, James Pensini 

Musicians from the Far West to be announced. 

Highlights from The Big West Tour 2023:
The Big Sky Tour is Supported by:
Through Create NSW and the Regional Touring Fund
West Darling Arts

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