Symphony's starry night

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra will again fill the skies with musical delights when RACT Symphony under the Stars returns in February.

​​RACT Symphony under the Stars ​

Under the direction of conductor Jessica Cottis and featuring saxophone soloist Amy Dickson, the event is a wonderful night of free entertainment for all ages.

The program will include a variety of music that will appeal to the entire family – and the RACT will be there with activities for children, including the opportunity for them to make some music of their own.

​Dates and locations:

18 February, Tolosa Park, Glenorchy.

25 February, City Park, Launceston.


Music starts at 7pm and will end at about 9.30pm. Please note that the Tasmanian Youth Orchestra will perform from 6pm ahead of the Tolosa Park event. The Scotch Oakburn College Band will perform ahead of the City Park event from about 6.15pm.


RACT Symphony under the Stars is free of charge and no ticket is required.

Parking and access at ​Glenorchy:

A section of the park will be reserved for public parking. Glenorchy City Council will also provide a shuttle bus between the Glenorchy Bus Interchange in central Glenorchy and Tolosa Park. The bus will operate from 5.30-7pm and 9.45-10.45pm.

​​Parking and access at City Park:

There is no event parking available at City Park and street parking will be limited.

​Food and drink: 

You may bring your own food and drinks. Alcohol is permitted. In Glenorchy, there will be a barbecue sausage stall operated by the Salamanca Rotary Club, with proceeds going towards Rotary projects. Hamlet Café will operate a hot drink stall. In Launceston, food and cold drinks (including beer and wine) will be available from the barbecue sausage stall operated by the Launceston Rotary Club, with proceeds going towards Rotary projects. Tea and coffee will be available from Victorias on the Park.

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