The Elements

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The Elements

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 02 June - 04 June 2020
Category Live Event


All performances of Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s The Elements have been cancelled.

If you booked through Riverside Theatres, a member of our Box Office will contact ticket holders regarding refund options.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents

Introduce your students to the magic of live orchestral music with this magnificent, interactive concert.

From Handel’s Water Music Suite to Falla’s Ritual Fire Dance, your students will discover how composers have manipulated musical elements to create lively works depicting earth, water, fire and air.

HANDEL Water Music Suite – Hornpipe
AUSTRALIAN: SCULTHORPE Port Essington Theme and Variation and Unrest
FALLA El Amor Brujo – Ritual Fire Dance (1917 version)
NIELSEN Aladdin Suite – Dance of the Morning Mist​
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’ 4th Movement (Storm) ​​​
HAYDN Symphony No 59 ‘Fire’ 4th Movement

This concert is supported by a teacher resource kit that provides listening activities and lesson plans for use in the classroom.

Bookings through Sydney Symphony Orchestra only. To book email or call 02 8215 4603. For more information on pricing and bookings visit

(Early Stage 1 – Stage 5)

From the Program Coordinator…

The very popular Sydney Symphony Orchestra School Concerts bring the joy of orchestral music to hundreds of students at Riverside every year. The preparation activities in the teacher’s resource kit allow your students to learn some of the pieces before they see them performed live, making it a really fun concert for them to go to. Great as an introduction to classical music for younger students and a good way to expand knowledge of repertoire and musical concepts for older students, these concerts are pure magic!

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Access Points

Language: Easy
The text or dialogue used in this production is limited or simple.

This production has a strong music focus.

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Ticket Prices

Teachers Resource Kit (One Off Payment) $32.50