2018 Media Releases

Make Mother’s Day Musical!

23 April 2018


Spoil your loved one this Mother’s Day with a Willoughby Symphony Gift Package, featuring four beautiful concerts from the 2018 Season, Soaring Spirit.

Led by internationally celebrated Dr Nicholas Milton AM, the Willoughby Symphony is one of Australia’s most exceptional orchestras and are renowned for captivating performances that showcase their incredible diversity and skills across crowd-pleasing classics and new, innovative repertoire.

The Mother’s Day subscription package will include tickets to the following concerts:

REMEMBRANCE – 16 & 17 June

In the 100th anniversary year of the end of WWI, the Willoughby Symphony present an emotionally charged concert featuring Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Composer-in-Residence Nigel Westlake’s powerful opus, The Glass Soldier.


 FREEDOM – 28 & 29 July

Dr Nicholas Milton AM leads the orchestra across the wild landscapes of Scotland in Mendelssohn’s haunting tribute, a resplendent piece with heavenly melodic turns and surprising harmonies that are awakened by an orchestration that is endlessly varied and striking.


 PASSION – 15 & 16 September

Brilliant pianist David Fung and Dr Nicholas Milton AM reunite on stage for Shostakovich’s second piano concerto, followed by a magical portrayal of Composer-in-Residence, Nigel Westlake’s evocative and imaginatively conceived orchestral poem, Shimmering Blue.


DISCOVERY – 27 & 28 October

Dr Nicholas Milton AM leads the 2018 Season Finale with Composer-in-Residence Nigel Westlake’s Cudmirrah Fanfare, Dvořák’s New World Symphony and a special guest appearance by Dimity Hall and Julian Smiles for Brahms’ Concerto for Violin and Cello.


 Book now on 8075 8111 or visit theconcourse.com.au

Media Contact
Acting Marketing and Events Manager
Phone: 9777 7703
Mobile: 0455 061 700
Email: Samantha.Connor@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au 

For non media related enquiries contact Willoughby City Council on 9777 1000 or email@willoughby.nsw.gov.au