2017-04 War & Triumph

A protest against censorship from the Russian empire, a bewitched swan and a doomed prince, War and Triumph explores the inner workings of humanity. Beginning with Brahm’s tongue in cheek Academic Festival Overture, our first half features Mozart’s Concerto in C for Flute and Harp followed by Sibelius’ Finlandia –  evoking the national struggle at the time of the Finnish people. Our final …

2017-03 Tears & Laughter

Strathfield Symphony Orchestra presents a weekend of ‘Tears and Laughter’ with our first ever opera highlights concert. Performing alongside Excelsia College Choir and Sydney Sakura Choir, Strathfield Symphony Orchestra will be playing works from Rossini’s well known Barber of Sevill   e, and Thieving Magpie, Verdi’s La Traviata and Aida, the Hummingbird Chorus from Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, and …

2017-02 One and All

This season, Strathfield Symphony presents music for one and all with works by Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann. The journey begins with the ‘fiancée swapping’ overture from Mozart’s opera Cosi Fan Tutte before presenting Beethoven’s violin concerto, performed with renowned Australian soloist Alistair Duff-Forbes. During the second half, the orchestra will be performing one of the lesser-known symphonies, …

2017-01 Magic & Mystery

This season, Strathfield Symphony takes a glimpse into magic and mystery through the music of Dukas, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Bizet and Massenet. To quote Walt Disney, our concert season will be ‘started by a mouse.’ We begin with Dukas’ Sorcerers Apprentice, made famous through the mischievous actions of Mickey Mouse, before moving on to works by both Strauss Senior …

2017-01 Cancer Survivorship Benefit concert

Symphony Orchestra Supporting Cancer Survivors’ Fundraiser The Strathfield Symphony Orchestra with soloists along with the Excelsior and Sakura choirs, will be performing excerpts from popular operas and operattas, including Carmen, Barber of Seville, Aida, Lohengrin and La Traviata. This special event will raise funds for the Sydney Survivorship Centre located at Concord Hospital. This  important …