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Australian Chamber Orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra is one of the world’s most lauded chamber ensembles, renowned for its inspired programming and unrivalled virtuosity, energy and individuality. Its unique programming extends across six centuries, spanning popular masterworks, adventurous cross-art form projects and pieces specially commissioned for the ensemble.

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre comprises of three performance venues as well as the Penrith Conservatorium of Music and The Q contemporary theatre programs. The Joan stands at the heart of the performing arts in Penrith. Offering a dynamic blend of quality arts learning experiences for all ages and abilities, professionally presented performances and audience development activities, it is also a supporter and facilitator of community creativity and a producer and champion of new artistic works across genres and disciplines.

Penrith Conservatorium of Music

Penrith Conservatorium of Music operates as a fundamental program of the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre and exists as a hub for instrumental teaching in Western Sydney. The Conservatorium seeks to create ways in which its students can play together to develop their ensemble skills and to draw students learning from different teachers to the Conservatorium.

Penrith Symphony Orchestra

Penrith Symphony Orchestra is a “pro-am” (part-professional, part-amateur) symphony orchestra. Formed in 1988 to present a Bicentenary celebration concert in Penrith, it has become an ongoing and major part of the performing arts sector in Western Sydney.

Presenting a diverse program of performances, the orchestra offers audiences in Western Sydney and surrounding areas an attractive, accessible and highly affordable alternative to the relatively high effort and cost required to experience and attend similar musical experiences in central Sydney.

Opportunities for advanced members of Penrith Youth Orchestra to perform in PSO concerts are one of the key music education and performance pathways that the youth orchestra creates in the Western Sydney community.