Pictures at an Exhibition

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Pictures at an Exhibition



13 March - 15 March 2019

Event Type

Live Event

Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents
By Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Russia)

Russian composer Mussorgsky’s much-loved orchestral classic comes to life in this energetic fusion of art and music.

Inspired by a retrospective exhibition of artist Vicktor Hartmann’s drawings and paintings, Mussorgsky created this musical tribute to capture the emotions his art evoked in him.

Combining the thrill of live orchestra with the movement of performance artist Andy Dexterity’s dance, physical theatre and signed languages such as Auslan, this dynamic concert will spark your students’ senses, allowing them to visualise each movement and be transported to Hartmann’s exhibition. This unique experience will give your students a new depth of music appreciation that will last a lifetime.

MUSSORGSKY (orch. Goehr) Pictures at an Exhibition 

Teachers will receive digital resources to support learning around this concert.

FYI this concert is Auslan inclusive.

Dates & Times:

Schools Concerts

Primary Schools Concerts
Wednesday 13 March at 10:30am (Years K – 2)
Thursday 14 March at 10:30am (Years 3 – 6)
Friday 15 March at 10:30am (Years 3 – 6)

Secondary Schools Concerts
Wednesday 13 March at 12pm (7 – 12)
Thursday 14 March at  12pm (7 – 12)
Friday 15 March at 12pm (7 – 12)

$12 per student & additional teachers (Plus a one off $120 school participation fee which includes one place in the teacher workshop and digital resources)

Bookings through Sydney Symphony Orchestra only. To book email or call 02 8215 4603.
For more information and bookings for the Primary School concerts click here.
For more information and bookings for the Secondary School concerts click here.

Photo by Tim Walsh

Benjamin Northey

Mime Artist
Andy Dexterity



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Ticket Options

Student/Teacher $12
One off School Participation Fee $120
Transaction fees apply
School Bookings $3.30


55 minutes (No interval)

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