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Season 2021

Discover our Jul–Dec Season and continue on a journey of uplifting live music in the second half of 2021.

We’re thrilled to reveal the brand new Festival of Orchestra as the centrepiece of our Jul–Dec 2021 season. With six spectacular concerts over two weeks under the stars at Adelaide Showground, this major new event will further cement South Australia’s reputation as the Festival State.

This season also marks our return to the Adelaide Town Hall for the first time in 18 months for our Symphony Series concerts and the much-loved Classics Unwrapped with Guy Noble. 

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The greatest symphonic music of all time – check.
Classical blockbusters – check.
Dance club anthems re-orchestrated – check.
Show-stopping Broadway tunes – check.
Rock-meets-symphony spectacular – check.
Immersive cinematic experience – check.


With a colourful, carnival-like atmosphere at Adelaide Showground, the inaugural Festival of Orchestra will bring you the joy of discovery, the pleasure in sharing music you know and love, and the opportunity to create a space for music with the ASO like never before.

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Festival of Orchestra

Classical Sp(e)ctacular

Adelaide Showground

Wed 24 Nov 2021

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Classical Sp(e)ctacular

Some of the greatest music ever created is played by the ASO in the thrilling opening concert of the Festival – this will be a night to remember!

Festival of Orchestra

Minist(r)y of S(o)und

Adelaide Showground

Fri 26 Nov 2021

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Minist(r)y of S(o)und

Prepare yourself for a celebration of the most beloved dance floor moments of the last 25 years, re-orchestrated.

Festival of Orchestra

Carmina (B)urana

Adelaide Showground

Sat 27 Nov 2021

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Carmina (B)urana

With more than 200 performers on stage, a complete performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina burana is always an epic concert event.

Festival of Orchestra

A night on B(r)oadway

Adelaide Showground

Wed 1 Dec 2021

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A night on B(r)oadway

In glittering orchestral style, the ASO will bring you some of the most exciting music ever written for Broadway, under the direction of maestro Guy Noble.

Festival of Orchestra

S(y)mphony of Angels

Adelaide Showground

Fri 3 Dec 2021

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S(y)mphony of Angels

The Angels and ASO are set to rock your world in the symphonic spectacular Symphony of Angels.

Festival of Orchestra

Blu(e) Planet II

Adelaide Showground

Sat 4 Dec 2021

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Blu(e) Planet II

Immerse yourself in Blue Planet II, Live in Concert, an awe-inspiring and epic experience on a giant screen, set to the mesmerising score by Hans Zimmer, and hosted by Dr Karl

Matinee Series

Drama and Romance – Matinee Series 5

Elder Hall

Wed 27 Oct 2021

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Drama and Romance – Matinee Series 5

The Romance for solo violin by Norwegian composer Johan Svendsen makes for a delicate centrepiece in this emotionally charged program, which is directed from the violin by Elizabeth Layton.

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Matinee Series

Drama and Romance – Matinee Series 5

Elder Hall

Wed 27 Oct 2021

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Drama and Romance – Matinee Series 5

The Romance for solo violin by Norwegian composer Johan Svendsen makes for a delicate centrepiece in this emotionally charged program, which is directed from the violin by Elizabeth Layton.

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    • Individual grazing boxes containing savoury and sweet treats to take to your seat
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    • Festival Theatre: Stalls, Dress Circle and Grand Circle

    *Please note Elder Hall and Grainger Studio are single reserve only.

    • Adelaide Entertainment Centre: Side View Floor Sections, Tiered Arena Seating
    • Adelaide Showground: Lawn Sections
    • Adelaide Town Hall: Stalls, Alcoves and Gallery (some Gallery seats partially restricted view)
    • Festival Theatre: Rear Stalls, Dress Circle and Grand Circle

    *Please note Elder Hall and Grainger Studio are single reserve only.

    • Adelaide Entertainment Centre: Tiered Arena Seating
    • Adelaide Showground: Lawn Sections, The Steps (General Admission)
    • Adelaide Town Hall: Stalls, Alcoves and Gallery (most C Reserve seats are partially or fully restricted view)
    • Festival Theatre: Dress Circle and Grand Circle

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