Our players’ representative, Dinah Woods has been particularly busy and musicians from the TSO have been particularly generous, and we will soon announce a wonderful array of treats and performances for those fortunate enough…or savvy enough…to be members of TSO Friends.

Open Rehearsal Rach 2

Open Rehearsal Special 3

Friday 6 December, 10am
Federation Concert Hall

Johannes Fritzsch conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk piano

RSVP to TSO Box Office 1800 001 190 or rsvp@tso.com.au by Thursday 5 December.

Sunday 8 December: TSO Friends Christmas Party

TSO Friends Christmas Party

Sunday 8 December, 11am

TSO Studio

William Newbury, TSO Viola, is planning some merry musical mayhem and there will be the usual festive fare and Lucky Door Prizes!

Cost: $20 Pay at the door.
Friends and family are welcome!

RSVP to TSO Box Office 1800 001 190 or rsvp@tso.com.au by Thursday 5 December.


We look forward to welcoming you to an Open Rehearsal. Please note that we ask you to observe the same etiquette as for any TSO concert.

  • Please ensure that mobile phones (or any devices that may create noise), are turned off – or in silent mode.
  • Please be punctual and gather in the foyer of the Federation Concert Hall, as latecomers cannot be seated.
  • You will be ushered to a seating area.  Once seated, please remain in your chosen seat

As this is a rehearsal, you may hear only parts of the concert program, rather than the full program; you may hear some parts several times, and some parts might be omitted, at the conductor’s discretion.

Additionally we request:

  • Please do not applaud.
  • Please do not enter or leave during the rehearsalTo RSVP for TSO Friends Open Rehearsals, email rsvp@tso.com.au or contact the TSO Box Office on 1800 001 190

We hope that you enjoy the rehearsal.

2019 PAST EVENT TSO Friends 2020 Season Preview

Monday 23 September: 2020 TSO Season Sneak Preview with Simon Rogers
TSO Green Room, 5.30pm.

Simon is the TSO’s Director Artistic Planning and always gives us a splendid and highly entertaining presentation of next year’s programming.
Refreshments from 5pm in the Green Room. Simon’s talk starts at 5.30pm.
Please enter via the door on corner of Macquarie and Evans Street.

RSVP to TSO Box Office 1800 001 190 or rsvp@tso.com.au by Thursday 19 September.

2019 PAST EVENT Meet the Contrabassoon

Meet the Contrabassoon
Sunday 12 May

TSO Green Room, 2.30pm

Come along and hear John Panckridge’s tales of the orchestra and contrabassoon.

Lucky door prizes and afternoon tea.

to TSO Box Office by Thursday 9 May    



2019 PAST EVENT Open Rehearsal Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Master 2

Friday 8 March
Federation Concert Hall

Giordano Bellincampi conductor 
Benjamin Beilman violin

2019 PAST EVENT RACT Symphony Under the Stars

Of course the splendid RACT Symphony Under the Stars concerts on Saturday 16 February in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Saturday 23 February in City Park, Launceston are a perfect start to the 2019 season.

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