Megan Washington and the SSO Known for her quirky lyrics and catchy songs, musician and songwriter Megan Washington has created a unique identity for herself in the Australian music scene. She joins the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Northey, in a special performance which sees Washington and the SSO performing works from her forthcoming album and back catalogue. Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point. Thursday, 6.30pm; Friday and September 23, 8pm. Tickets: $49-$129. Bookings: (02) 9250 7777 or online.
My Leonard Cohen Stewart D’Arrietta and a sevenpiece band perform gutsy interpretations of Leonard Cohen’s best work. New life is breathed into songs including Suzanne, Tower of Song, Hallelujah and Bird on a Wire, with D’Arrietta delivering intimate insights into Cohen’s life and motivations through storytelling. Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point. Opens Tuesday, 7pm. Tickets: $59-$109. Bookings: (02) 9250 7777. Until September 24.