Music | Free | Family | Outdoor
Sydney Symphony Under The Stars
Music | Free | Family | Outdoor
Sydney Symphony Under The Stars


26 March


Wheelchair Access
A spectacular night of classical music in the park

Concrete Playground

A spectacular night of classical music in the park

Concrete Playground


Parramatta Park City of Parramatta Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Sydney Symphony Orchestra & Greater Sydney Parklands

Prepare the hampers! One of the most popular annual traditions in the Sydney Festival calendar has happily been rescheduled. The ultimate al fresco get-together, Sydney Symphony Under the Stars, will now take place on Saturday 26 March, making autumn just a little more excellent than usual.

This is a free and unticketed event; simply bring your favourite people, a picnic rug, a bottle of bubbly and all the cheese in the land to Parramatta Park – and we’ll bring you epic music from across the ages.

Led by celebrated conductor Benjamin Northey, the world-class Sydney Symphony Orchestra marks its 90th Anniversary with a program ranging from canonical greats like Dvořák and Mozart, to a selection of heart-stirring John Williams film classics from ET to Indiana Jones.

All building towards a dramatic finale – Beethoven’s Symphony No.5 accompanied by a dazzling splash of fireworks. Sydney Symphony Under the Stars is an unforgettable night of companionship and orchestral classics under the starlit canopy of an autumn evening.

It’s also the most fun you can have with Mozart and a blanket, probably.


DVOŘÁK Carnival Overture
TRADITIONAL arr. Li Jasmine Flower
MOZART Clarinet Concerto
JOHN WILLIAMS ET: Flying Theme, Star Wars: Princess Leia’s Theme, Indiana Jones & Raiders of the Lost Ark: Raiders March
(Interval 20 mins)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.5

Download the Digital Program here.


CONDUCTOR Benjamin Northey
CLARINET Francesco Celata

Hosted by ABC Sydney Mornings host Cassie McCullagh



Tell Parramatta Park what you think and win!

Completing Parramatta Park’s short survey about your evening will only take a few minutes, and you’ll go into the draw to win free tickets to Guy Sebastian’s concert at Parramatta Park on Saturday 26 November.

Complete the survey.

This free concert is part of the Parramatta Nights program. 

Ticketing & Pricing

Free Event
Please arrive early to secure your picnic space. 


The Crescent, Parramatta Park Pitt Street & Macquarie Street Parramatta

Performance Times

Saturday 26 March
Official program starts 7pm
Doors open from 5pm


The Crescent at Parramatta Park is an accessible venue. 

Further information on access, limited mobility and hearing loop can be found on the Parramatta Park website. The best areas for accessibility are available at both the top of the hill and at the bottom. Please note, this is not reserved.

The precinct is relatively flat with a mix of grass and paved surfaces. 

All permanent toilet facilities have an accessible toilet.

Accessible parking is available in the Bowling Green Carpark for RMS mobility parking passes and must be booked in advance.

To register for accessible parking, please email us at with the Subject Line: Accessible Parking for Sydney Symphony Under the Stars.



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