What's On

The Concourse Chatswood is Sydney’s newest live entertainment destination, offering a unique mix of venues for live theatre, dance, music, events and exhibitions. The stunningly designed precinct also features Chatswood library, two open, green spaces, restaurants and cafés, making The Concourse the perfect meeting place for all occasions.

DATES:
February 21-October 25
VENUE:Concert Hall
The Willoughby Symphony proudly presents the 2015 Subscription Series, Electrifying Intensity.   Grand Opera Gala - 21 & 22 February West Side Story - 2 & 3 May Bohemian Tango - 27 & 28 June Carmina Burana - 8 & 9 August Myths and Legends - 26 & 27 September Last Night of the Proms - 24 & 25 October   Willoughby... MORE INFO
DATES:
October 31-November 11
VENUE:Art Space
Abundance Prints by Angela Hayson This body of work comprises limited edition carved woodblock images and lino etchings of abundant olive branches, leaves, blossoms and olive fruit printed on high quality handmade papers.  The ‘olive branch’ was often a symbol of abundance, glory and peace in the ancient world. Opening hours:... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 1
VENUE:Theatre
Vibz Performing Artz presents... Jukebox! Take a journey through the decades and listen to your favourite hits from the 1920's until now. Our talented performers will showcase their skills in our end of year spectacular!   A payment processing fee of 1.95% applies to all purchases made by credit or debit card. A payment processing fee... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 2
VENUE:Concert Hall
SYDNEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA PRESENTS MEET THE ORCHESTRA   SYO Meet the Orchestra concert is designed to educate, engage and inspire children, as they are introduced to classical music. Discover the building blocks of music including rhythm, melody, harmony, dynamics and form. Brian Buggy leads Sydney Youth Orchestra Philharmonic in this energetic... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 2
VENUE:Concert Hall
SYDNEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA PRESENTS TCHAIKOVSKY'S SYMPHONY 4 Join us for Debussy's most captivating orchestral work, Prélude á l'après-midi d'un faune, a 10 minute work that's considered a turning point in the history of music, inspired by impressionist paintings.  We proudly feature a new composition by... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 2
VENUE:Theatre
Hamazkaine Armenian Sydney Dance Company Annual Concert Including Cultural Showcase and Dance Performance of ASDC entire Dance Groups       A payment processing fee of 1.95% applies to all purchases made by credit or debit card and is included in the price. A payment processing fee does not apply for purchases made through Ticketek... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 4
VENUE:The Concourse outdoor area
It's the race that stops the nation and where better to watch it than the 50 meters square outdoor Urban Screen on The Concourse. Enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants located on The Concourse or just relax back on the green while listening to a live music performance by Breakfast at Tiffany’s Duo prior to the race. Special lunch from... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 6
VENUE:Concert Hall
  LIVE AT LUNCH Tango! Raga! Habanera! Free-spirit flutist Jane Rutter, harpist Owen Torr, classical guitarist Guiseppe Zangari and accordion virtuoso Marcello Maio form a spectacular ensemble to bring you works by Piazzolla (L’Histoire du Tango, Libertango) Ravi Shankar (L’Aube Enchantée) Colin Brumby (Exotic Dances) and... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 7
VENUE:Theatre
Vintage Diamond perfectly recaptures the sound, songs and look of the era that was Neil Diamond, featuring world renowned performer Will Mastromanno (Will Mastro) who has enthralled audiences across the globe performing the songs of Diamond including a residency in one of the most established Artist Tribute shows “Legends In Concert”... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 8
VENUE:Concert Hall
“Gala Performance” 2014   Presented by NIYPAA, the Australian Youth Choir and  the Australian Youth Dance Theatre come together to showcase NSW students in their final performance for 2014. Performers are drawn from throughout metropolitan Sydney and Newcastle . This show will treat audiences to the next generation of young... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 8
VENUE:Theatre
The inimitable host of ABC2’s Dirty Laundry Live - Lawrence Mooney is back with some outrageous fibs, tall tales & hilarious theories on the myths men need just to stay alive. Lawrence Mooney is a Stupid Liar is an examination of the functional stupidity of this man as he seeks to guild the lily, smooth the bumps and oil the machine of... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 9
VENUE:Concert Hall
Annual Junior and Ladies National Championship Finals   Australian Physie & Dance Association (APDA) present their Annual Junior and Ladies National Championship Finals, Showcasing Girls and Ladies from across Australia competing in their age division from Juniors girls 5yrs to 12yrs and Ladies from 18years upwards, vying for the title of... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 13-16
VENUE:Art Space
Natural Inclinations Artists Meredith Woolnough, Rae Woolnough and Christine MacKinnon use the mediums of ceramics, embroidered sculpture and felt to explore their inclination towards the natural world in this spectacular exhibition.    Opening hours: 10am - 8pm, Thursday – Saturday        ... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 13
VENUE:Chatswood Library
Award-winning author Graham Simsion will speak about his highly anticipated sequel to The Rosie Project as part of the Talks@Willoughby program this November. In The Rosie Effect, Professor Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are now married and living in New York. Just as Don is about to announce that his philandering best friend from Australia is... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 14-15
VENUE:Theatre
After a smash hit season on London's West End and a sell-out tour around Australia, this delightful puppet show is on its way back to the city.  Join Peppa Pig and her brother George as they set off on a treasure hunt! There are fun-andgames, problems to solve and clues aplenty as Danny Dog, Pedro Pony, Zoe... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 14
VENUE:Concert Hall
On 16 January 1938, Benny Goodman and his Orchestra created the most widely talked about event in the history of Carnegie Hall. Their concert was a landmark in American music with eybrows being raised in Manhattan society when it was announced that the prestigious Carnegie Hall, the home of the nation’s classical music, was to be used for a... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 15-16
VENUE:Civic Pavilion
The 2014 Fun Paper Art Exhibition will showcase a wide selection of Taiwanese paper craft by the world-renowned CartonKing Co. and Paper Art Masters - Mr. Yu-Bing Chiang, Mr. Cheng-Ta Yu, and Ms. Hsueh-Ping Tsai. This exhibition will demonstrate the strengths of Taiwanese art and culture, whilst promoting global environmental consciousness.... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 15-16
VENUE:Concert Hall
Amadeus: Classic Mozart and Bach Conductor: Paul Fitzsimon Violin: Harry Ward Violin: Phoebe Gardner Soprano: Clarissa Spata Mezzo: Emily Edmonds Tenor: David Hamilton Bass: Daniel Nicholson Willoughby Symphony Choir Koehne: To His Servant Bach God Grants a Final Glimpse Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 Young Composers Award:... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 21-22
VENUE:Theatre
Coppélia concerns an inventor, Dr Coppelius, who has made a life-size dancing doll. It is so lifelike that Franz, a young man from the village, becomes infatuated with it and forgets his true heart's desire, Swanhilde. She shows him his folly by dressing as the doll, pretending to make it come to life and ultimately saving him from... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 22
VENUE:Concert Hall
PULSE Pre-sale: Fri 31 Oct, 9am - Fri 31 Oct, 5pm Feel the beat of the music when Carlingford School of Dance presents ``PULSE’’ – a musical extravaganza showcasing their talented senior and junior students. The spectacular showcase includes memorable melodies from Broadway musicals to the tribal rhythms from the jungles of... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 23
VENUE:Concert Hall
Julie Melrose School of Dance Annual Concert   On Sale: Mon 10 Nov The Julie Melrose School of Dance celebrates  its 31st Annual Concert. A show featuring Danceworks from 2014 and things that make you go "MMMM", routines featuring jazz, tap, hip hop, song & dance, lyrical, classical ballet will light up the stage. Children... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 24
VENUE:Concert Hall
WAKE UP PROJECT Eckhart Tolle’s writings and life-changing public events have touched millions of lives, garnering fans to the likes of Oprah, the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra. He is the best-selling author of The Power of Now and A New Earth that are widely regarded as the most transformational books of our time, selling over 8 million... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 26
VENUE:Chatswood Library
Award-winning author Blanche d’Alpuget will speak about her captivating new novel, The Lion Rampant, the second book in the compelling series on medieval history’s most fascinating characters, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. After taking back the English throne from Stephen the Usurper, Henry’s kingdom is... MORE INFO
DATES:
November 29
VENUE:The Concourse
TICKETS ON SALE: Monday 10 November 3pm Ravenswood School for Girls presents their Secondary School Dance Festival that showcases dancers from Year 7 through to Year 12. Highlights of the evening include the four house dances that are choreographed by our creative House Dance Captains. A selection of students are auditioned into the... MORE INFO
DATES:
December 8
VENUE:Concert Hall
On Sale Mon 3 Nov, 9am Chatswood Public School honour assembly, acknowledges the students of 2014 from Kindergarten to 6, in a presentation evening awarding academic achievement and entertainment.   A payment processing fee of 1.95% applies to all purchases made by credit or debit cards and is included in the price. A payment processing fee... MORE INFO
DATES:
December 12
VENUE:Theatre
Terpsichore Dance Company is proud to present our 4th annual dance recital performance. Our performers range in age from 2 years old to adults and they will be performing routines in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Lyrical styles. This year we take you into the world of jazz, blues and rock n roll music on a journey you're sure to enjoy. ... MORE INFO
DATES:
December 19
VENUE:The Concourse
Join Carl for a special one off intimate performance trying out material for his new show. Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of our countries great comedic minds at work when he presents a new hour of stand up with a bit of  guitar. Be the first to see Carl as he tries to blend structure with chance, or as he likes to call it... MORE INFO
DATES:
December 21
VENUE:Theatre
Wisteria Blooming II will bring a dance performance unfolding the colorful and brilliant Chinese culture, with romantic melodies and gorgeous dance moves. It is directed by a group of Chinese dance professionals who create dance moves with innovative ideas and up-to-date choreography methods. The dance performance itself will guide the audience... MORE INFO
DATES:
January 9-24
VENUE:Theatre
Directors: Neil Gooding & Jordan Vassallo Musical Director: Peter Hayward Assistant Musical Director: Rachel Kelly Choreographer: Katrina Gooding Set Designer: Simon Greer Lighting Designer: Sean Clarke Sound Designer: Simon Koenig With a crash of drums and a flash of light, Packemin Productions will launch their new initiative Packemin Youth... MORE INFO
DATES:
January 13-16
VENUE:Concert Hall
GIGGLE AND HOOT AND FRIENDS Live on Stage   Jimmy Giggle, Hoot and Hootabelle are setting off on a giggle-icious live stage adventure with their friends the Bananas in Pyjamas and Hoopla Doopla’s Zap, Mimi and Jango this summer! Starring in the live children’s show of the year, ‘Giggle and Hoot and Friends’ is a 50-... MORE INFO
DATES:
January 21
VENUE:Civic Pavilion
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Baby Proms: The Conductor and the Clown is a mini symphony production designed to introduce young children and families to the joys and wonders of symphonic music. Children will learn about the instruments of an orchestra and get their first taste of classical music in a relaxed and engaging environment.  Tailored... MORE INFO
DATES:
February 21-22
VENUE:Concert Hall
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Milton Soprano: Regina Daniel Tenor: Matthew Reardon Baritone: Alexander Knight Overtures, arias, ensembles and chorus selections from: La Bohème, Madame Butterfly, Tosca, The Magic Flute, Carmen, Die Fledermaus, Lohengrin, Nabucco, Aida, La Traviata, The Barber of Seville, The Pearl Fishers, The Tales of Hoffmann,... MORE INFO
DATES:
March 14
VENUE:Theatre
Back to Bacharach is a 2-hour concert celebrating the songs and life of Burt Bacharach, featuring powerhouse entertainer Casey Donovan, the legendary Doug Williams, Australia’s leading vocal coach and theatre star Darren Mapes and Top 4 Australian Idol 2004 and The Voice (2014) contestant, Hayley Jensen. Burt Bacharach is one of the most... MORE INFO
DATES:
April 21
VENUE:Concert Hall
11th annual Sydney Comedy Festival presents CRACKER NIGHT Sydney’s Biggest International Comedy Gala It’s quite simply Sydney’s biggest night of comedy! Featuring a dazzling line up of the biggest and best Australian legends, international stars and next big things of comedy, Sydney Comedy Festival’s Cracker Night kicks... MORE INFO
DATES:
May 2-3
VENUE:Concert Hall
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Milton Violin: Doretta Balkizas Bernstein: West Side Story - Overture Korngold: Violin Concerto Copland: Fanfare for the common man Bernstein: West Side Story - Symphonic Dances   Bernstein’s intoxicating score for West Side Story frames this thrilling program, a concert celebration that will see the Willoughby... MORE INFO
DATES:
June 27-28
VENUE:Concert Hall
Conductor: Warwick Potter Piano: Andrea Lam Elena Kats-Chernin: Recollecting ASTORoids Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D major, op. 60   This fascinating program features the gorgeous music of Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s 2015 Composer-in-Residence, Elena Kats-Chernin. Inspired by the... MORE INFO
DATES:
July 17
VENUE:Concert Hall
THE MANFREDS   Between 1964 and 1969 Manfred Mann scored three British Number One hits – plus one Number One hit in America and another seven that went Top 5 and four more that made the Top 20.   In the Sixties The Manfreds popularised the songs of Bob Dylan with interpretations of Just like a Woman, If You Gotta Go Go Now and... MORE INFO
DATES:
August 8-9
VENUE:Concert Hall
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Milton Soprano: Jolene Griffith Tenor: Kanen Breen Baritone: David Hidden Willoughby Symphony Choir Stravinsky: Firebird Suite Orff: Carmina Burana   Experience the dynamic Dr Nicholas Milton work his musical magic on the epic blockbuster, Carmina Burana, featuring three remarkable vocal soloists who will deliver white-... MORE INFO
DATES:
August 8
VENUE:Theatre
Happy Days Records for the first time in Australia presents The Beatles Forever in a never before seen or heard audio and visual concert spectacular. The Beatles Forever are a band of 4 musicians in Beatles character performing The Beatles No 1's album in its entirety. With an Australian first you the public not only get to enjoy a... MORE INFO
DATES:
August 21
VENUE:Theatre
Since 2009, award-winning singer Daniel Thompson & Australian guitar master Stuie French have been wowing Australian audiences with Johnny Cash The Concert, keeping the spirit of The Man in Black alive with their authentic tribute to Johnny Cash and his music.  In 2015 the boys return with their brand new show Cash 60 - 60 Years of Johnny... MORE INFO
DATES:
September 26-27
VENUE:Concert Hall
Conductor: Stephen Mould Cello: Ruben Palma Elena Kats-Chernin Mythic Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor, op. 129 Young Composer Award 2015 Willoughby Symphony / Fine Music 102.5 Young Composer Award Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F major, op. 93   Elena Kats-Chernin, Willoughby Symphony’s 2015 Composer-in-Residence, has described how her... MORE INFO
DATES:
October 24-25
VENUE:Concert Hall
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Milton Violin: Josephine Chung Willoughby City Band Willoughby Symphony Choir Elgar Land of Hope and Glory Hubert Parry Jerusalem Handel Zadok the Priest Handel Messiah – Hallelujah Chorus Coates Dambusters Overture Walton Crown Imperial Marquez Danzon No. 2 Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5 Ravel Tzigane Respighi The Pines... MORE INFO
DATES:
Three concerts in 2015.
VENUE:The Concourse
Enjoy high tea at The Concourse as you immerse yourself in exquisit chamber music soirees, performed and presented by established chamber ensembles of the Willoughby Symphony. MORE INFO
DATES:
December 2015
VENUE:Concert Hall
COMING IN 2015! Join the Willoughby Symphony, an expanded Willoughby Choir and captivating celebrity soloists in a magical  Christmas concert.  Bring the entire family to this enchanting and unforgettable performance.  You'll sing along and be caught up on the joy of the festive season. MORE INFO
DATES:
Tuesdays at 11am
VENUE:The Concourse
Join us on Tuesdays at 11am for a brief and informative tour of the Performing Arts Centre on The Concourse. Learn about the history of the site and witness first hand this truly world-class, state-of-the-art precinct in the heart of the North Shore. With a 1,000 seat Concert Hall and 500-seat Theatre, the Performing Arts Centre on The... MORE INFO
DATES:
August 8
VENUE:Concert Hall
COMING IN 2015 A special family performance introducing children to classical music in a fun and engaging way designed and specifically geared towards children aged from 3 to 12. The Willoughby Symphony Children's concert has sold out two years running.  Tickets on sale soon. Join our waitlist to be advised of pre-sale tickets. MORE INFO