Snow Concert Hall

From concerts to art exhibits, the Snow Concert Hall plays host to a range of events year-round. See what’s coming up below and enjoy!

The Snow Concert Hall and Music Centre includes a modern library, formal entry way, and new assembly and concert hall. The facility stands proud as an outstanding learning and meeting space, with the 1400 seat acoustically tuned concert hall creating a space for both students and the wider Canberra community to enjoy.

Practice rooms and music-oriented teaching spaces celebrate the architectural heritage of the CGS campus, also acting as a space for the entire school’s cohort to gather.

Snow Concert Hall

A stunning new music venue situated in the heart of Canberra bringing you the best of international talent, critically acclaimed artists and visiting orchestras from around the globe.

SNOW CONCERT HALL International Series

Bringing world-class performances to Canberra and our community.

Snow Concert Hall is pleased to announce the International Concert Series, featuring some of the finest musicians the from around the world, collaborating in a carefully curated series of musical events and performing centre stage at Snow Concert Hall.

20 May

‘The New Wonder-Flautist’ and international star Ana de la Vega, has returned to her birth country after 16 years on the world’s most renowned stages. Artistic Director of Canberra’s phenomenal new Snow Concert Hall, de la Vega announces a world-class new music series in the capital. This is the first concert held as part of the Snow Concert Hall International Series, de la Vega will open as a soloist together with the sparkling Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. Read more…

Melbourne Chambers Orchestra
20 May

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra is Melbourne’s preeminent professional chamber orchestra and leading chamber music organisation. The Orchestra’s Artistic Director is the leading Australian violinist and concertmaster Sophie Rowell. In more than 50 performances each season, the state’s most exciting chamber musicians come together to create music with uncompromising artistic quality, finesse and passion. The orchestra has Melbourne seasons at the Melbourne Recital Centre. MCO’s chamber music season is presented as the Ensemble-in-Residence of Australian Digital Concert Hall. Performances broadcast and streamed by 3MBS further extend MCO’s audience. The orchestra hosts A Feast of Music, a spring chamber music festival in Daylesford, and in 2023 will present around 30 performances across regional Victoria. Read more…

29 June

Legendary UK-Based Australian pianist Piers Lane spoils Canberra audiences with a stunning program of treasures by piano composer giants Rachmaninoff and Chopin.
“No praise could be high enough for Piers Lane…superb musical intelligence, sensitivity, and scintillating brilliance.” GRAMOPHONE UK.
Five times soloist at the BBC Proms, Piers Lane has a worldwide reputation as an engaging, searching and highly versatile performer. Read more…

17 & 18 Aug

“The finest big band in the world today” – London Daily Telegraph.
Straight off the plane from New York Wynton Marsalis, our modern day Louis Armstrong and the world’s greatest musicians from The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra make their appearance for a 6-day residency at the Snow Concert Hall…. Read more..

7 October

 Suffused with storytelling, fantasy and unbridled virtuosity, we are taken on a journey through the golden era of the 20’s and 30’s. Scintillating showpieces, gentle-hearted miniatures, Gershwin hits and Debussy’s last work and masterstroke, his violin sonata for violin and piano, make for a virtuosic and compelling evening of evocative works from one of the most exciting periods in artistic and musical history.. Read more..

25 November

“This phenomenal ensemble, is outperforming seasoned professionals… but its mostly made up of teenagers!” – BR-Klassik Germany
The Young Soloists unites highly talented award-winning young virtuosos between the ages of 13 and 23 and from over 20 nations, in a world-class ensemble – there is no other project like it in the world. The award winning Young Soloists have established themselves as one of the leading youth orchestras worldwide. This is primarily due to their unique concept: exceptional young musicians perform as soloists with their own orchestra, accompany each other, and sharing their passion for music…  Read more..

Artistic Director

Ana de la Vega

Australian flautist Ana de la Vega has recently leapt onto the international classical music scene, attracting critical acclaim for her ‘crystal-clear’ and ‘velvety tone’ (NDR kultur), ‘superior, masterful technique’ (Fono Forum), ‘feathery-light playing’ (Der Spiegel), and ‘unobtrusive virtuosity’ (Pizzicato).

Featured Artists