Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2024

Curator Casey Green calls the Sydney Opera House’s Utzon Music series the renowned venue’s “best-kept secret.” With some glowing Limelight reviews throughout 2023, saying that the series is “going strong” into its 17th year is no stretch.

“Looking to 2024, there’s so many reasons to remain connected to and immersed in music,” said Green.

The Utzon Room. Photo supplied

“Total immersion is best experienced in the Utzon Room, where – mere metres away – audiences can experience the world’s finest musicians gathering to play music that will uplift the spirit and soothe the soul,” says Green.

On 3 March, the season opens with Brooklyn Rider on its debut Australian tour. The New York-based quartet will perform works by Shostakovich, Osvaldo Golijov and its own Colin Jacobsen, who has composed a work that draws upon Ruth Crawford Seeger’s collected folk songs.

The Canberra-born, New York-based pianist Lisa Moore will make her return on 17 March with...