Previous Concerts

Vivaldi Re-composed

3pm Saturday 24 September 2022
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Max Richter Vivaldi Four Seasons recomposed, soloist Helena Popovic

Apcar’s Holland

5pm Sunday 19 June 2022
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Bobby Ge The Light that Breaks Through, soloist Ronan Apcar (AP)
Christopher Gordon June Again concert suite (WP)
Dulcie Holland Concertino for Piano and Strings, soloist Ronan Apcar (WP)

Mozart Concerto Gala

3pm Saturday 2 April 2022
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218 – soloist Lucy Macourt
Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K. 299 – soloists Alison Mountain and Rowan Phemister

Songs of Innocence

CANCELLED; originally scheduled for 3:30pm & 6pm Sunday 19 September 2021

Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Luminescence Children’s Choir and Canberra Sinfonia join forces to perform music about innocence, childhood, and simple joys. Program to include:
Paul Stanhope, Songs of Innocence and Joy
Elena Katz-Chernin, Memorial Rag
Elena Katz-Chernin, Butterflying
Ralph Vaughan Williams, Ten Blake Songs (Selections)
J.S. Bach, Wir Eilen Mit Schwachen
Dan Walker, The Unicorn

Appalachian Spring & Sinclair

3pm Saturday 13 March 2021

Wesley Uniting Church

Chloe Sinclair Rainfall of Diamonds world premiere

Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring (complete ballet score for 13 instruments)

Natalie Nicolas & Lachner

2pm Saturday 5 December 2020

Wesley Uniting Church

Natalie Nicolas The End and The ‘Business’ of Recovery world premiere arrangements

Franz Lachner Nonet in F Major

Vivaldi Four Seasons

3pm Saturday 28 September 2019

Wesley Uniting Church

Vivaldi Four Seasons with soloist Harry Ward

Tchaikovsky & Haydn

3pm Saturday 31 August 2019

Wesley Uniting Church

Cellist & Guest Director Christopher Pidcock

Join the Canberra Sinfonia with Cellist and Guest Director Christopher Pidcock for two highlights of the cello repertoire: Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme and Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C. 

Wagner & Haydn – anniversary celebration

Saturday 27 July 2019
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, ACT
Celebrate the first birthday of the Canberra Sinfonia with Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and Haydn’s Symphony No. 92 “Oxford”.

Tangos & Mozart

3pm Saturday 1 June 2019
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, ACT
An eclectic mix of Western and Latin cultures together for a vibrant and unique performance, featuring Barbara Jane Gilby (violin) and Lucy Carrigy-Ryan (viola) in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante. A selection of popular tango tunes, including Piazzolla’s iconic Libertango, will form the other half of this diverse program.

Last Verses

7:30pm Saturday 23 March 2019
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, ACT
Canberra Sinfonia joins with Luminescence Chamber Singers to present a magical evening performing Adam’s Lament by Arvo Pärt, and Last Verses by Dan Walker.

Peter and the Wolf

2pm & 3:30pm Saturday 16 February 2019, Canberra

St John’s Church Hall, Reid, ACT

2pm Sunday 17 February 2019, Goulburn

Trinity Catholic College Hall, Goulburn, NSW

Join the Canberra Sinfonia for this family-friendly performance of Prokofiev’s timeless classic, Peter and the Wolf.

Handel & JS Bach

3pm Saturday 15 December 2018

Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Hear organist Calvin Bowman perform two of Handel’s Organ Concertos Op. 7, Nos. 1 & 4. The Sinfonia will conclude their concert year with J.S. Bach’s iconic Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066.

Haydn & Favourite arias

3pm Saturday 27 October 2018

Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Hear acclaimed soprano and Canberra Sinfonia Patron Louise Page OAM join the Sinfonia for a selection of favourite arias by G. F. Handel and W. A. Mozart, following a lively opening with Bartók Romanian Folk Dances and Haydn Symphony No. 63 in C Major (2nd ver).


3pm Saturday 21 July 2018

Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest

Hear the Canberra Sinfonia’s debut performance, performing Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 and Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 in B♭ major, D. 485. Join us for refreshments after the concert to celebrate this inaugural performance!