2018-02 Czech Please!

Saturday 30th June, 7pm Sunday 1st July, 2.30pm A trail of breadcrumbs begins our second season for 2018. Beginning ‘Czech Please’ with Humperdinck’s Prelude from Hansel and Gretel, Strathfield Symphony will be performing Paganini’s Violin Concerto performed by Tinel Dragoi. Our second half will be sure to invoke feelings of patriotism. Heralding from the New …

Tinel Dragoi – Violin

Tinel Dragoi studied at the Conservatorium of Music in Bucharest, Romania. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a major in violin interpretation. Equally comfortable interpreting both classical and chamber music repertoire, he has performed both locally and internationally with ensembles such as the State Opera of Bucharest (Romania) and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra  …

2018-01 En Pointe

Saturday 7th April, 7pm A lost slipper and a handsome prince, join us for our first concert season of 2018 as Strathfield Symphony performs wonderful pieces from some of the most famous ballets of all time. Featuring music from Prokofiev’s Cinderella, De Falla’s The Three Cornered Hat, Delibes Coppelia and a depiction of the hours …

2017-04 War & Triumph

A protest against censorship from the Russian empire, a bewitched swan and a doomed prince, War and Triumph explores the inner workings of humanity. Beginning with Brahm’s tongue in cheek Academic Festival Overture, our first half features Mozart’s Concerto in C for Flute and Harp followed by Sibelius’ Finlandia –  evoking the national struggle at the time of the Finnish people. Our final …

2017-03 Tears & Laughter

Strathfield Symphony Orchestra presents a weekend of ‘Tears and Laughter’ with our first ever opera highlights concert. Performing alongside Excelsia College Choir and Sydney Sakura Choir, Strathfield Symphony Orchestra will be playing works from Rossini’s well known Barber of Sevill   e, and Thieving Magpie, Verdi’s La Traviata and Aida, the Hummingbird Chorus from Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, and …

2017-02 One and All

This season, Strathfield Symphony presents music for one and all with works by Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann. The journey begins with the ‘fiancée swapping’ overture from Mozart’s opera Cosi Fan Tutte before presenting Beethoven’s violin concerto, performed with renowned Australian soloist Alistair Duff-Forbes. During the second half, the orchestra will be performing one of the lesser-known symphonies, …

2017-01 Magic & Mystery

This season, Strathfield Symphony takes a glimpse into magic and mystery through the music of Dukas, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Bizet and Massenet. To quote Walt Disney, our concert season will be ‘started by a mouse.’ We begin with Dukas’ Sorcerers Apprentice, made famous through the mischievous actions of Mickey Mouse, before moving on to works by both Strauss Senior …

2017-01 Cancer Survivorship Benefit concert

Symphony Orchestra Supporting Cancer Survivors’ Fundraiser The Strathfield Symphony Orchestra with soloists along with the Excelsior and Sakura choirs, will be performing excerpts from popular operas and operattas, including Carmen, Barber of Seville, Aida, Lohengrin and La Traviata. This special event will raise funds for the Sydney Survivorship Centre located at Concord Hospital. This  important …

2016-04 Fantasy

This season Strathfield Symphony takes a glimpse into dreams, intellect, tenderness and obsession through the music of Sibelius, Berlioz and up and coming composer Cameron Lam. We begin with the premiere of EWI concerto, Electric Phoenix, composed by Cameron Lam, founding Artistic Director of one of Sydney's new music and hybrid art companies, Kammerklang. We …