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…

The Big 5-0 – 21 & 22 September

Saturday 21st September, 7pm Sunday 22nd September, 2.30pm It’s the big 5-0! Our gala concert to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Strathfield Symphony’s formation in 1969. The founding conductor of Strathfield Symphony, the late Richard Gill was planning on returning to conduct the second half of this program, so we are presenting this concert in…

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…

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…

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…