Buy us a birthday present!

Did you know our orchestra typically has 65 music stands on stage? Ours are getting on a bit (just like us!) and we need to buy some new ones. This is an expensive exercise for a full Symphony Orchestra. If you would like to buy us a birthday present, we would love a music stand…

The Romantics – 29 & 30 June

Saturday 29th June, 7pm Sunday 30th June, 2.30pm Is there any greater celebratory work than the 1812 Overture? We think not! How will we fit the cannons into the Town Hall? You will have to be there to find out. Although technically pushing the boundaries of romanticism, William Walton’s Viola concerto joins the program. A…

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…

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…

Classical – 6 & 7 April

Saturday 6 April, 7pm Sunday 7 April, 2.30pm We think that turning 50 qualifies us for amateur orchestra royalty, so we are kicking off our birthday year in regal style with Handel’s Zadok the Priest, performed in celebration of every English coronation since 1727. The classical celebration continues with Haydn’s Symphony no.104 (“The London”) and…

2018-04 It’s A Wrap

Saturday 24th November, 7pm Sunday 25th November, 2.30pm Thunderbirds are go in our season finale of the year! Spend the evening listening to music from the silver screen as Strathfield Symphony performs some of the best-known movie music of all time! This concert is definitely one to bring the kids along to, featuring music from…