ABC Classic Kids: Music for the Dreaming

Music for the Dreaming - credit: Ken Leanfore

Discover how sound can tell stories in this magnificent musical experience.

With new compositions inspired by Dreamtime stories, this tailored and interactive show will develop sensory perception, musical literacy and awareness of instrument sounds in a fun and relaxed format, perfect for ages 2 – 5. Music for The Dreaming is a brand new production celebrating new classical music for young Australian audiences. After the show, kids can meet the musicians and instruments.

Presented by Sydney Opera House, ABC KIDS listen and ABC Classic FM in collaboration with Ensemble Offspring and composer Brenda Gifford of the 2017 Indigenous Composers Initiative.

Image credit: Ken Leanfore


Season runs from Friday 17 August to Friday 31 August 2018, Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House


New works by Brenda Gifford


Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Zubin Kanga (piano)
Véronique Serret (violin)
Jason Noble (clarinets)
Lamorna Nightingale (flutes)