Live Christmas music, festive theatre.

It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Here are some of the best and most Christmassy offerings in December 2023, all wrapped up.

New South Wales

Noel! Noel!
Noël! Noël!, Australian Brandeburg Orchestra, 2022. Photo © Keith Saunders

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra: Noel! Noel!

A seasonal staple for Sydneysiders, the Brandies’ festive concerts touches lightly on the religious but is firmly grounded in the spiritual. Expect carols and festive music aplenty, including O thou that tellest and Hallelujah from Handel’s MessiahThe Little Drummer Boy and