Symphony Under the Stars

One of the best-loved Sydney Festival events returns! Held in the Crescent in Parramatta Park January 2020, Symphony Under the Stars is back! For accommodation in Parramatta, close to Parramatta Park and great location for this FREE event, Holiday Inn Parramatta is ideal. Close to public transport, only a 5 minute walk to Parramatta Train Station and only a 10 minute walk to Parramatta Park and the Crescent. With a full buffet breakfast available until 10.30am and 24 hr room service, Holiday Inn Parramatta is perfect for festival-goers and music lovers.

Join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and conductor Benjamin Northey for a night of beautiful music under the stars in Parramatta Park. It’s the perfect evening for families and friends to pack a hamper, grab a blanket and enjoy the Sydney summer in style. The free concert is always one of the Festival’s most anticipated events.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and conductor/host Benjamin Northey will perform a program of renowned compositions by Beethoven (as 2020 marks 250 years since his birth), Offenbach and more. Of course, it wouldn’t be Sydney Symphony Under the Stars without music from John Williams – and for the grand finale, Tchaikovsky’s rousing 1812 Overture. For more information, click here.