Who Needs A Conductor Anyway?

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Who Needs A Conductor Anyway?


Riverside Theatre


06 March - 09 March 2018

Event Type

Live Event

Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents

What happens if there’s no conductor? Isn’t a solo pianist enough? Why can’t everyone just play how they like? Celebrated Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi has no idea, but with the musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and some of the most famous concertos in the repertoire, he’ll put these and other questions to the test.

The repertoire includes highlights from:
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No.1
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.5 (Emperor)
GRIEG Piano Concerto
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No.2
MOZART Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K467
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

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

Dates & Times:

Tuesday 6 March at 10:30am (Years 3 – 6) & 12pm (Years 7 – 10)
Wednesday 7 March at 10:30am (Years 3 – 6) & 12pm (Years 7 – 10)
Thursday 8 March at 10:30am (Years 3 – 6) & 12pm (Years 7 – 10)
Friday 9 March at 10:30am (Years 3 – 6) & 12pm (Years 7 – 10)

$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 education@sydneysymphony.com or call 02 8215 4603. For further information on pricing and bookings visit sydneysymphony.com/learning

Photo by Tim Walsh

Director: Eva di Cesare
Written by: Simon Tedeschi, Eva di Cesare and Tim McGarry
With special thanks to Monkey Baa Theatre Company

Roger Benedict

Simon Tedeschi

Ticket Options

Student/Teacher $12
School Participation Fee $120


60 minutes (No interval)

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