Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra - This year's concert season

“Tales of the Wonderous”

Saturday March 16th 2024 at 7.30 pm

HSO‚Äôs 2024 Concert Series opens with captivating storytelling from musical masters in Tales of the Wonderous. Rimsky-Korsakov is renowned for magical evergreen melodies, shimmering colours and heart stopping dramatic moments. The Tale of Tsar Saltan is an opera based on Pushkin‚Äôs 1831 fairy-tale poem about betrayal and two jealous sisters. Operatic star Teddy Tahu Rhodes … Continued

JSB – May Concert

Saturday May 18th 2024 at 5.00 pm

Come and join our budding musicians who have been working so hard in recent months to refine and build their musical skills. Your support means so much to son, daughter, granddaughter, grandson or relative, even though we know you have probably attended their other performances at school concerts. ¬†Don’t let them play to an empty … Continued

HWE-‚ÄúSpirit and Opportunity‚ÄĚ

Sunday June 02nd 2024 at 5.00 pm

Conductor: Stephen Carpenter¬† Concert One¬†features music composed over a period of 200-years beginning with Beethoven‚Äôs ‚ÄúLeonore‚Ä̬†Overture No. 3 Op.72, of 1806, considered by many audiences as the greatest of the four overtures written for his opera ‚ÄstFidelio, in an arrangement by British bandmaster Dan Godfrey. The program looks to the stars and the heavens in … Continued

“The Modern Age”

Saturday June 15th 2024 at 7.30 pm

The Modern Age reminds us of the surge in imagination in art, science and politics during the1900s and 1930s and the vast innovations in music. Shostakovich‚Äôs first ballet The Golden Age is a satirical take on the cultural and political uproar in Europe and Soviet Union in the late 1920s, fizzing along like a Charlie … Continued

Children’s Concert

Sunday July 28th 2024 at 1.30pm Sunday July 28th 2024 at 3.30pm

Tubby The Tuba, Music by George Kleinsinger and lyrics by Paul Tripp. Narrated by Christopher Carolane and conducted by Yuki Goh. Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra’s ever popular Children’s Concerts are back again in 2024 to tell the heartwarming tale of Tubby the Tuba!¬† This classic story was famously narrated by actor Danny Kaye, has won the … Continued


Saturday August 31st 2024 at 3.30 pm (an early commencement)

Conductor: Stephen Carpenter¬† Guest Flute Soloist: Lisa Maree Amos¬† Concert Two¬†opens with a dramatic piece by¬†Shostakovich, the Russian master composer and his Symphonic Poem ‚ÄstOctober,¬†a representation of the spirit of the Revolution as it existed in the minds of the Russian people; followed by Australian composer Taran Carter‚Äôs –¬†‚ÄúMoondani: Black‚Ä̬†‚Äď in memory of the victims … Continued

“Valley of the Moon”

Saturday September 14th 2024 at 7.30 pm

HSO celebrates its affinity with contemporary American composer, Michael Daugherty with the Australian Premiere of his 2022 work, Valley of the Moon. A work reminiscent of the majestic redwood forests of Sonoma County in California, it highlights how music amplifies our appreciation of the natural world. Holst‚Äôs Fugal Overture to his opera The Perfect Fool, … Continued

JSB – September Concert

Saturday September 07th 2024 at 7.30 pm

Junior Strings of Banyule invite students from Ivanhoe Primary School String Ensembles and Choir to perform with them at the Performing Arts Centre of the Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar, Noel Street Ivanhoe. It is an exciting night of music with over one hundred and fifty young musicians performing.

HWE- “Where the Ground is Thickly Shaded‚ÄĚ

Saturday November 23rd 2024 at 7.30 pm.

Guest Conductor: Dr. Joanne Heaton¬† Conductor: Stephen Carpenter¬† Be delighted in¬†Concert Three¬†by a program including the music of¬†Percy Grainger, Steve Bryant, Malcolm Arnold, Julie Giroux, Gordon Jacob and David Keeffe. Our guest conductor, Dr. Joanne Heaton, will take you on a journey with an exciting program of music by Australian, American and English composers. The … Continued

JSB – December Concert

Saturday December 07th 2024 at 5.00pm

Final concert for 2024 for Junior Strings of Banyule in the Performing Arts Centre of the Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School. It is a fun evening of music.

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