Symphony under the Stars This summer favourite takes place in The Domain and at The Crescent in Parramatta Park. The program features John Adams’s Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante, Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. The show is conducted by Nicholas Carter and Jessica Cottis, and features violin soloist Andrew Haveron and viola soloist Tobias Breider. The Domain, Art Gallery Road, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. January 14, 8pm. Admission is free. Inquiries:(02) 8248 6500 or online. Long String Instrument American experimental musician Ellen Fullman and Theresa Wong come together for a Sydney Festival installation. Fullman is the creator of the Long String Instrument, playing the 25m-spanning instrument. Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney. January 13, 8pm; January 14, 6pm. Tickets: $36$40. Bookings: 1300 856 876.