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Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Random Audio Sample: Advance Australia fair : for orchestra with or without unison voices by Peter Dodds McCormick and Peter Sculthorpe, from the CD best of Peter Sculthorpe

Articles by and about Sydney Symphony Orchestra

31 Jul 2014 2014 Art Music Awards - finalists by Australian Music Centre

APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) and the Australian Music Centre are proud to announce the finalists for the 2014 Art Music Awards. Once again, the hard work by judging panels has produced a strong as well as varied list of finalists, with all the ingredients of an exciting awards night: established names as well as up-and-coming artists, women as well as men, intimate pieces as well as dramatic works requiring big forces and spacious venues, solo works and projects as well as collaborations.

14 May 2015 Kim Waldock and SSO's TunED-Up! by Anni Heino

Sydney Symphony Orchestra's two-year-old professional learning program for teachers, TunED-Up! has created a groundswell of enthusiasm among the NSW public school teachers. Experiences and ideas from TunED-Up! workshops are being discussed and shared on social media, and the network of teachers within the program's reach is increasing steadily. We asked the orchestra's Director of Learning and Engagement Kim Waldock to explain what this program does, how it came about, and what is in store for its future

World premieres given by Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Mirage : for brass ensemble by Alex Turley— 19 Apr 23 (Sydney Opera House, NSW)

Pyramidion : full orchestra by Melody Eötvös— 21 Sep 22 (Sydney Opera House, NSW)

Ghost Light : full orchestra by Deborah Cheetham Fraillon— May 22 (Sydney Town Hall, NSW)

Torrent : for orchestra by Harry Sdraulig— 16 Jun 21 (Sydney Town Hall, NSW)

Hustle : for vibraphone, marimba and toms by Michael Bakrnčev— 27 May 21 (Sydney Town Hall, NSW)

Excelsior : fanfare for orchestra by Mark Holdsworth— 6 May 21 (Sydney Town Hall)

Gaudete Fanfare : for brass by Maria Grenfell— 22 Apr 21 (Sydney Town Hall, NSW)

Fanfara : for orchestra by Lachlan Skipworth— Mar 21

Gravity and Levity on the Sunbreathing Earth : full orchestra by Lyle Chan— 25 Feb 21 (Sydney Town Hall, NSW)

Uncertain Planning : for orchestra by Connor D'Netto— 10 Feb 21 (Sydney Town Hall, NSW)

Cello Concerto : cello with orchestra by Brett Dean— 22 Aug 18 (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW)

Valley of lost things : full orchestra by Kate Neal— 13 Aug 17 (Carriageworks, NSW)

Spirit of the Wild : Concerto for oboe by Nigel Westlake— 22 Feb 17 (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW)

Acquisition : for orchestra by Elliott Gyger— 17 Aug 16 (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW)

Dawn and Darkness : concerto for cello and orchestra by Paul Stanhope— 4 May 16 (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW)

Land's End : full orchestra by Lisa Illean— 13 Mar 16 (“Crossing The Threshold”, Carriageworks, Redfern, Sydney)

A Shaft of Light (oboe with full orchestra) by Alan Holley— 11 Nov 15 (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW)

War Music : SATB choir with orchestra by James Ledger— 22 Apr 15

Jandamarra: Sing for the Country : Ngalanyabarra Muwayi.u by Paul Stanhope and Steve Hawke— 16 Jul 14 (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall, NSW)

Jandamarra: Sing for the Country : Ngalanyabarra Muwayi.u by Paul Stanhope and /artist/— 16 Jul 14 (Sydney Opera House)

Sound lur and serpent, op.98 : for brass and percussion by Andrew Schultz— 24 Jun 14 (Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Centre, China)

Unresolving Fanfare (7) : full orchestra by David Stanhope— 1 May 06 (Trackdown Scoring Stage, Sydney, NSW)

little tree (little) : for children's choir and small orchestra by Andrew Schultz— Nov 04 (Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House)

Olympic Fireworks : for large orchestra by David Stanhope— 15 Sep 00 (Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games)

The Art of Resonance : concerto for tuba and orchestra by Raffæle Marcellino— 25 Feb 98

Diver's lament, op. 53 : for orchestra by Andrew Schultz— 3 Jul 96 (Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House)

The Devil's music : Contrafactum II by Andrew Schultz— 14 Jul 93 (Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House)

Paean : full orchestra by Colin Brumby— 3 Jul 82 (Sydney Town Hall)

Piano concerto no. 3 : piano with orchestra by Malcolm Williamson— Jun 64

Olympic overture : full orchestra by Clive Douglas— 2 Dec 56 (Special Free Orchestral Concert, Olympic Swimming Pool, Melbourne)

Fantasy romantic : full orchestra by Miriam Hyde— 14 Oct 41 (Sydney Town Hall, Sydney NSW)

Analysis & Media

- Video: Sound lur and serpent, by Andrew Schultz
Perf Sydney Symphony Orchestra, cond. David Robertson. © NCPA Music Channel
From SSO China tour 2014, performance from their concert in Peking at the National Centre for Performing Arts.