2013 Season 4 – Firebird

From the ethereal serenity of Mozart’s Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments and the luscious Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings to the sparkle of Stravinsky’s Firebird, Strathfield Symphony’s last program for 2013 will be a feast for the ears. Mozart’s Serenade K361 (“Gran Partita”) featured in the film Amadeus, the haunting oboe and clarinet theme one of…

2013-3 Bach Mass in B Minor Photo hangs at ACP

Emerging photographer and artist, Jeremias Zylberberg had a photo hanging in the PhotoStart exhibition at the Australian Centre for Photography. The photograph was taken at the Bach Mass in B Minor concert last year. It is a fantastic photo and great exposure for the orchestra, Wesley Institute and the Town Hall.

2013 Season 3 Bach Mass in B Minor

Music Director Sadaharu Muramatsu realizes one of his long held ambitions to conduct Bach’s last major work and one of the supreme achievements of classical music. While the heavenly Sanctus was composed in 1724, the work was only put together in the last years of Bach’s life, reworking other pieces written in previous decades. What…

2013 Season 2 – Murakami’s Music

Sneak peek of tonight’s concert! Strathfield Symphony Orchestra will explore the fantastical worlds of Haruki Murakami, described by The Guardian as “among the world’s greatest living novelists”, in a concert on 22 June 2013 at 7pm at Marrickville Town Hall. Murakami uses music as an integral part of his novels. The Wind-up Bird Chronicle starts…

2013 Season 1 – Earth

Strathfield Symphony Orchestra Musical Director     Sadaharu Muramatsu Soloist                     Alexey Yemtsov Program Miriam Hyde (centenary celebration) – Piano Concerto No 2 Tchaikovsky – Symphony No 6 “Pathétique” Strathfield Town Hall Saturday 23rd March at 7pm Sunday 24th March at 2.30pm (Seniors Week event; free for Seniors and their carers – prior booking essential) Tickets: $28 Adult and $20…

Miriam Hyde’s Centenary

Strathfield Symphony Orchestra will be celebrating Miriam Hyde’s centenary year with performances of her much loved Second Piano Concerto on 23 and 24 March. Miriam played the concerto with this orchestra until she was in her 90s and our association with her goes back to 1969 when the orchestra was formed. Our collection of correspondance…