The Sydney Opera House has announced a new season of its Utzon Music recital series. The eclectic season of chamber music contains four separate recitals from July to October, performed in the Utzon Room, the only venue inside the Opera House designed by architect Jørn Utzon himself. The artists for the 2021 season include Ensemble Offspring, Rathdowne Quartet and Helena Rathbone.

Utzon Music Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House. Photo credit Ken Leanfore.

“In its remarkable 14th season, programmed by Casey Green, we present Australia’s finest chamber musicians and creatives in the much-loved Utzon Music series. Revel in Beethoven’s complete sonata cycle performed by the incredible Timo-Veikko Valve and Aura Go, enjoy the emerging talents of the cutting-edge Rathdowne Quartet, celebrate lauded violinist Helena Rathbone and her musical collaborators in an all piano quartet program, and be inspired by Ensemble Offspring’s stunning performance of new music by First Nations composers, Muruwariki,” said Fiona Winning,...