New Classical Worlds

New Classical Worlds

Innovative new classical music and opera performances from the Sydney Opera House and beyond.

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  • Pinchgut Opera - A Delicate Fire (Pre-Order)

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    Scheduled for Thursday 7 October 2021 7pm AEST
    Tickets $15 (includes 3-day access to stream - until 10 October 2021 7pm)

    A ground-breaking 60-minute opera film, featuring music by the great 17th century composer, Barbara Strozzi. Celebrating the joys, vicissitudes and triumphs of love this sump...

  • ACO StudioCasts Collection

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    Five concert films from the 2021 ACO StudioCasts series collected at the special rental price of $29.99, available to watch for 30 days. Beautifully shot, incredibly cinematic and with high quality audio, these music films will transform your expectations of what an on-demand orchestral experienc...

  • Jónsi & Alex Somers - Riceboy Sleeps Live

    In celebration of the album's 10th anniversary, Sigur Rós vocalist Jónsi and his partner, musician Alex Somers, performed 'Riceboy Sleeps' at Vivid LIVE 2019 in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House with the Sydney International Orchestra and Choir. Watch highlights from the performance incl...

  • Ólafur Arnalds with Sydney Chamber Orchestra - Live

    In this specially-commissioned performance for Sydney Opera House's 2015 GRAPHIC, Icelandic multi-instrumentalist Ólafur Arnalds leads the Sydney Chamber Orchestra on an exclusive journey through his back catalogue, with visuals by Máni M. Sigfússon.

    WARNING: This video may potentially trigger s...

  • Sydney Chamber Opera: Diary of One Who Disappeared | From Our House To Yours

    A man meets a woman by chance. They share a fleeting moment of connection. A brief fleeting moment. She then leaves and goes on with her life. He does not... Sydney Chamber Opera perform Janáček's hauntingly beautiful song cycle, 'Diary of One Who Disappeared', exclusive to our Digital Season.

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  • Piano Day | Nils Frahm, Jon Hopkins, Joep Beving, Margaret Leng Tan & more

    An exclusive broadcast of Piano Day 2020 featuring Jon Hopkins, Joep Beving, Margaret Leng Tan, Nils Frahm and more. First broadcast on 28 March 2020.

    Founded by Nils Frahm in 2015, the 88th day of the year was declared Piano Day - a nod to the 88 keys on a modern piano.

    Piano Day 2020 feature...

  • Ensemble Offspring: Mesmerism | From Our House To Yours

    Filmed in the Joan Sutherland Theatre as part of the Opera House’s 2020 From Our House To Yours digital season, witness the risk taking and virtuosic instrumentalists of Ensemble Offspring perform an intimate and eclectic program of progressive and innovative music of our time. The ensemble is le...

  • Omega Ensemble: Gordon Kerry's Clarinet Quintet | From Our House To Yours

    Commissioned in 2019 for Omega Ensemble​, Gordon Kerry’s Clarinet Quintet was to receive its world premiere in June 2020. This performance, exclusive to Sydney Opera House's digital season, represents the digital world premiere of the work.

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    Gordon Kerry Clarinet Quintet (World Premiere)
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  • New Australian Classical | From Our House To Yours

    New Australian Classical brings together three exceptional local musicians to explore new Australian repertoire.

    In this piano trio program, we explore the haunting, ethereal melancholy in The Aching Bones by the Australian composer Andrew Howes, followed by the intricate, playful and sometimes ...

  • ACO | Maxime Bibeau performs Pēteris Vasks’ ‘Bass Trip’

    ACO Principal Double Bass Maxime Bibeau performing Pēteris Vasks’ ‘Bass Trip’ in the Sydney Opera House for the ACO's Homecast series. Says Max: "This piece has always resonated with me. It’s a journey that builds and builds, and is filled with raw expression mixed with beauty and warmth (while a...

  • ACO | StudioCasts Showcase

    Available free throughout 2021

    A free showcase of short highlights from the ACO’s StudioCasts film season, featuring spectacular performances from the Australian Chamber Orchestra. The first four films in the series are now available to watch as a special rental price - search ACO StudioCast Col...