26 Oct

Old and New Worlds

3:00pm – 5:30pm, 26 October

The Great Hall, University of Sydney

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Join us for our final concert of 2014 — a tour de force of music from both the Old and New Worlds, including Dvořák's Symphony From the New World, Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 (featuring guest soloist, Lisa Stewart), and the world premiere of a spectacular new work, Karman Line by Harry Burgess, winner of the inaugural SUSO composition competition.

Programme:

  • Harry Burgess, Karmen Line
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 5
  • Antonín Dvořák, Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World"

Conducted by Luke Spicer. Tickets available online, or at the door on the day.

Prices: $20 adults; $15 concession; $10 ACCESS

23 Aug

The University of Sydney Union Music Showcase

7:30pm – 10:00pm, 23 August

The Great Hall, University of Sydney

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Joining forces with the Sydney University Musical Society (SUMS) and the Sydney University Wind Orchestra (SUWO), three of the university’s performing arts societies will converge on the Great Hall for a showcase of the music and talent the University of Sydney Union supports and helps prosper.

This unique event is the first of its kind. Although SUSO and SUMS have collaborated on many projects over the years, this is the first time with all three societies. This concert presents the University of Sydney's best voices, strings and winds, together for the first time!

SUSO

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Coriolan Overture
  • Gabriel Urbain Fauré, Pavane
  • Matthew Hindson, RPM
  • Hector Berlioz, “Marche au supplice” from Symphonie Fantastique

Conducted by David Saffir.

SUMS

  • John Rutter, For the Beauty of the Earth
  • John Rutter, Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
  • Ola Gjeilo, Ubi Caritas
  • John Rutter, A Clare Benediction
  • Traditional, Ukuthula

Conducted by Tim Chung.

SUWO

  • Bruce Broughton, Silverado
  • John Mackey, Foundry
  • Frank Ticheli, Angels in the Architecture

Conducted by Dr Steven Capaldo.

Buy your tickets online: http://bit.ly/usushowcase.

08 Jun

Music for the Stage

3:00pm – 5:30pm, 8 June

The Great Hall, University of Sydney

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Join us for an afternoon of music for the stage, featuring guest soloist Carmen Young in a selection of arias for soprano and orchestra, and orchestral excerpts from two of the world's most famous ballets, Romeo and Juliet, and Swan Lake.

Programme:

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Overture to Le nozze di Figaro
  • George Frideric Handel, “Tormani a vagheggiar”, Alcina
  • Vincenzo Bellini, “Oh! quante volte”, I Capuleti e i Montecchi
  • Pietro Mascagni, Intermezzo, Cavalleria rusticana
  • Giacomo Puccini, “Chi’ il bel sogno”, La rondine
  • Gioachino Antonio Rossini, “Una voce poco fa”, Il barbiere di Siviglia
  • Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Selections from Romeo and Juliet
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Suite from Swan Lake

Conducted by Luke Spicer. Tickets available online, or at the door on the day.

Prices: $20 adults; $15 concession; $10 ACCESS

A selection of refreshments prepared by members of the orchestra will be available during the interval.