Concert in Verbrugghen Hall

Venue hire

World class concert and events venue
The Conservatorium of Music is home to five performance venues of outstanding acoustic and architectural quality.

Close to the Sydney Opera House and surrounded by the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music is located at the heart of Sydney’s cultural precinct.

Home to five performance venues, this music education facility offers the ideal location for staging your next concert, conference, lecture or private function.

Our venues are available for hire by students and staff of the University of Sydney, music and production companies, schools, community groups and members of the general public.

Verbrugghen Hall

Verbrugghen Hall

A world-class venue with exceptional acoustics, the Verbrugghen Hall is the largest performance space at the Conservatorium.

  • Stalls: 382
  • Gallery: 105
  • Choir stalls: 37
  • Wheelchair: 2*

*Please contact our Venues Manager to discuss additional wheelchair seating

  • orchestra
  • chamber
  • solo music performances 
Opera performance in Music Workshop

Music Workshop

With a range of configuration options available, the Music Workshop is our most flexible venue at the Conservatorium.

  • Orchestra pit configuration: 256
  • Wheelchair- accessible
  • operatic and theatrical performances
  • music performances
  • multimedia presentations
  • lectures

Audio/Visual and stage lighting equipment is available.

For further details contact the Venue Manager

Recital Hall

Recital Halls East & West

Both halls are perfect rehearsal and performance venues for soloists, small ensembles and masterclasses.

  • Seating Capacity 116
  • Standing Room 14
  • Wheelchair- accessible
  • soloists
  • small ensembles
  • masterclasses

Audio/Visual and stage lighting equipment is available.

For further details contact the Venue Manager

Music Cafe

Music Café

Split over two levels, with cabaret-style seating, this venue is equipped with a baby grand piano, a small PA system and basic stage lighting.

  • Seated Capacity: 130
  • Wheelchair- accessible
  • cabaret
  • jazz combo’s or big bands
  • comedy/open mic nights
  • functions
  • recitals


  • 2 x KV2 ESR-212 for FOH mains
  • 4 x KV2 ESM-26 monitors (2 pairs over two sends, usually centre send and side-fill config)
  • 1 x Midas M32R console
  • 1 x Midas DL16 stagebox
  • 2 x wireless hand helds
  • Mic kit, leads, stands etc. tailored to specific event needs


  • 1 x Jands Stage CL
  • 2 x Fresnels
  • 8 x LED PAR colour changers    
Choral Assembly Hall

Joseph Post Auditorium

Designed as a space for choral and instrumental rehearsal, the Joseph Post Auditorium has a low level of acoustic isolation.

  • Permanent seating: 169
  • Retractable seating: 48
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • soloists
  • small ensembles
  • lectures
  • small-scale performances
  • workshops

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Conservatorium Venues Manager