The Merry Widow

A collaboration between Rockdale Opera and Strathfield Symphony Orchestra. 

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…

2012 Season 3 – Ophicleide limerick competition

Thanks to all for your wonderful entries. It was a lot of fun. So inventive were you that we had to create new categories for haiku, sonnets and international. AND THE WINNERS ARE …¬† (envelope please, drum roll) LIMERICK JOHN FLETCHER, our redoubtable principal bassoon, for his take on Bonnie and Clyde. Some like it…

Music Director – Sadaharu Muramatsu

In 2012, Strathfield Symphony Orchestra  appointed a new Principal Conductor and Music Director, Sadaharu Muramatsu. See him in action at our first concert, Ode to Joy.

Breakfast on Bondi

On 22 September I received a phone call from Gareth Lewis of Fourth Wall Events asking if we would be interested in providing the orchestra for the inaugural Breakfast on Bondi event as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival on Sunday 23 October, playing an hour of music at sunrise to an audience…