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SYO 50 – The SYO Gala

Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
Concert Hall

Saturday 25 November from 7pm to 9:30pm


Adult: $85Child: $45Concession: $45Family of 4: $240Concert Packages Starting From: $80

Sydney Youth Orchestras’ 50th celebration reaches its zenith in an evening of glamour and excellence, where brilliant students, distinguished alumni, and the dynamic energy of Leroy Johnson & friends take center stage.

50 years to the day of SYO’s first concert, we welcome you to join us as we celebrate our connections through music and embrace our exciting future.


Leroy Johnson and Friends, The Big West Tour Orchestra, Conducted by Benjamin Northey

  • Johnson arr. Howes – selections from The Big West Tour

The SYO, Conducted by Matthew Coorey

  • Kats-Chernin arr. Howes – Purple Prelude (world premiere)

  • Haydn – Trumpet Concerto. Soloist, Owen Morris

  • Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

  • Interval

  • Stravinsky – Rite of Spring


Saturday 25 November, 7pm to 9:30pm with an interval.


Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall


  • Adult: $85

  • Concession/child: $45

  • Family of 4: $240

Concert packages:

Packages are available for any concerts within the concert series. 

  • 2 concerts adult: $100

  • 2 concert concession/child: $80

  • 2 concert family: $300 

Note: further discounts are available for SYO members/families. Please refer to emails and SYOnline for discount links.

Click here to book tickets to SYO 50 – The SYO Gala



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