Watch Free | Classical Music

Watch Free | Classical Music

A free selection of classical music performances from the Sydney Opera House archive. Upcoming livestreams and recent events are available to Pre-Order or rent On-Demand in the BROWSE section.

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  • Liisa Pallandi and Timo-Veikko Valve perform Bach & Jacquet de La Guerre

    Members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra Liisa Pallandi and Timo-Veikko Valve perform two baroque masterpieces by Jacquet de La Guerre and Bach in the exquisite cathedral-like surrounds of Bennelong.

    PROGRAMME
    0:00​ Introduction
    0:23​ Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre — Sonata in D
    6:50​ Johann...

  • 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.

    T...

  • 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.

    PROGRAM
    Gordon Kerry Clarinet Quintet (World Premiere)
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  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Brahms String Sextet No.1 | From Our House To Yours

    Presented in association with Sydney Symphony Orchestra

    In Brahms’ First String Sextet his best qualities shine through – gorgeous melodies and a rich romantic sound. The sextet adds an extra viola and cello to the conventional string quartet, and Brahms makes full use of the additional lower vo...

  • 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 ...

  • Sydney Philharmonia Choirs: PopUp Sing! Workshop | From Our House To Yours

    Sydney Opera House and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs invite you to a virtual PopUp Sing! workshop recorded live in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.

    In this special event, you will learn to sing the 'Ode to Joy' chorus from Beethoven's famous Symphony No 9. The workshop will be led by world-renowned cho...

  • Piano Day 2020 | Nils Frahm, Jon Hopkins, Joep Beving, Margaret Leng Tan & more

    An exclusive broadcast 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 featured a broadcast of p...