Mahler’s 8th symphony celebrates its 103rd anniversary today.
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Mahler’s 8th symphony celebrates its 103rd anniversary today.

  Today, September 12th is the day in 1910 when Gustav Mahler’s monolithic symphonic cantata the Symphony no 8 premiered in Munich. Mahler underwent much soul searching as he wrote it, but the audiences loved it, awarding the performance with a 20 minute ovation. Mahler himself conducted the premiere  for which the impresario Emil Gutman…

Sydney symphony calls the tunes from Pixar animations
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Sydney symphony calls the tunes from Pixar animations

  We can’t confirm if Buzz Lightyear will in fact be taking the baton, as suggested by the image, but the programme of favourites from Pixar movies is certain to be very popular. Movie titles like Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life,  Ratatouille and the Toy Story trilogy from Pixar Animation Studios have become a part of contemporary culture. There are few households amongst…

Sydney Symphony returns to Chatswood with ‘Symphonic Mozart’
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Sydney Symphony returns to Chatswood with ‘Symphonic Mozart’

    The Sydney Symphony returns to Chatswood with its inaugural performance in the new Concourse Concert Hall. Sydney Symphony Concertmaster Dene Olding steps up to the helm in a programme they have called Symphonic Mozart. The core works by Mozart are complemented by Gounod’s Petite Symphonie  and Berlioz’ Rêverie et Caprice. Mozart’s Symphony No 33 in B flat major K319…