Cultural Life

A taste of the cultural and sporting events taking place in September

Music at the Sydney Opera House

‘Movie Music: Crime Time’ – The Sydney Symphony Orchestra plays music from movies such as ‘Rebecca’, ‘Psycho’ and ‘The Godfather’. 11 & 13 September

Sydney Symphony Orchestra – Farewell concerts for Chief Conductor Gianluigi Gelmetti. Works by Beethoven, Wagner, Verdi, Mascagni & Ravel. 19 & 20 September.

‘The Pearlfishers’ by Bizet. Opera Australia. 13, 17, 20, 23, 25 & 27 September.


‘The Narcissist’ - an Australian play by Stephen Carleton. Sydney Theatre Company. Performing through September at the Sydney Opera House

‘The Clockwork Forest’ - an Australian play by Doug MacLeod. Sydney Theatre Company. Performing through September.

‘The Women of Troy’ by Euripides. Sydney Theatre Company. From 16 September.

‘Highway Rock ‘n Roll Disaster’ by the Border Project. Sydney Theatre Company. From 17 September.

‘Yibiyung’ by Dallas Winmar. Belvoir St Theatre, From 13 September.

‘Homebody/Kabul’ by Tony Kushner. Belvoir St Theatre, From 11 September


National Rugby League: Quarter Finals. 12-14 & 20-21 September

Australian Football League (Aussie Rules): The local Sydney swans may be involved in the semi and preliminary finals. 12, 13, 19 & 20 September.

Football (soccer) – the Hyundai A-League: The 2008/9 season will be underway with Sydney FC involved.

Visual Arts:

‘The Lost Buddhas: Chinese Buddhist Sculpture from Quinzhou’ at the Art Gallery of NSW. Throughout September.