Verschuer). After having been at sea for so long, Frederic has forgotten what a young woman looks like until he stumbles across a bevy of beautiful maidens out for a picnic and a paddle. With stage direction by Victoria Watson. Smith Auditorium Lyric Theatre, Shore School, Blue Street, Sydney. Fri-Sat, 8pm; Sun, 2pm. Tickets: $39-$45. Bookings: 0412 820 519 or online. Until October 7. Tickets: $79-$102. Today, 2pm and 8pm. Bookings: (02) 9250 7777 or online. Duration: 1hr 40min, no interval. Until October 28. Emmanuel Pahud Berlin Philharmonic principal flautist Emmanuel Pahud joins the Australian Chamber Orchestra for the first time in 14 years to perform a diverse program, including Ravel’s String Quartet, Boulez’s Memorial and Franck’s Violin Sonata, arranged for flute and strings by Richard Tognetti. Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra. Tonight, 8pm. Tickets: $49-$139. Bookings: 1800 444 444 or online.