Classical Blockbusters

The Metropolitan Orchestra will make a triumphant post lockdown return to the stage with Classical Blockbusters, at Riverside Theatres on Saturday 20 November 2021 at 7pm.  

Classical Blockbusters celebrates the resumption of live music after a long period of silence caused by the extended lockdowns in Sydney. This exciting Gala event presents an accessible mix of famous and much-loved classical works including musical highlights from major movies.  

The program includes pieces by composer John Williams as featured in blockbuster movies Superman and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Elgar’s Nimrod from Enigma Variations which featured in the movie Dunkirk, plus Brahms famous Hungarian Dances, Bizet’s adored Carmen Suite, and selected movements from Tchaikovsky’s legendary Nutcracker Suite. The concert will also spotlight two sparkling soloist works including Sarasate’s flashy Ziguenerweisen for violin, and Mozart’s beautiful second movement from his renowned Clarinet Concerto, all backed by a full orchestra.


Event details

Venue: Riverside Theatres

Riverside Theatres is a registered COVID Safe venue, please check the website for up to date COVID Safe practices, ticket information, and refund policies.

COVID Safety Information:
As per the NSW Public Health Order (that is place from 11 October), Riverside Theatres will require anyone aged 16 years and over to show proof of full vaccination unless lawfully exempt. QR code check-in – all patrons and their guests must check-in upon entry. Bring and wear a mask. Patrons aged 12 and over attending performances are required to wear a mask.