Elena Kats-Chernin (2019)

Elena Kats-Chernin AO is an Australian composer, resident in Sydney. Her vibrant and uplifting music has been performed and recorded by all Australian major symphony orchestras as well as internationally, most recently her piece for orchestra Big Rhap in Lyon. She has written  operas and ballets and her music featured at the opening ceremonies of…

Matthew Gately

2019 is Matthew Gately’s third year as Principal Trumpet for the Strathfield Symphony Orchestra. In 2018 Matthew completed his Master of Music Studies (Performance), at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has studied with great Australian trumpeters such as Leanne Sullivan, Daniel Mendelow and Paul Goodchild. Additionally he has received the prestigious FTCL and LTCL…

Lisa Sung

Hailed by the Australian Daily Telegraph as a “viola prodigy,” Australian-Korean violist Lisa Sung is a special prizewinner of the 2016 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, and top prize winner of the 2019 Vienna International Music Competition and 2017 Manhattan International Music Competition. An avid soloist and chamber musician, Lisa has appeared as concerto soloist…

2019 Subscription Tickets

For its 50th year, the SSO is focusing its 2019 program on a central theme: the music of celebration through the ages. The program opens with a nod to history – the Classical and Romantic periods of music – but critically, the year is about celebrating the future of the SSO and another inspired 50…