2023 NSW Seniors Christmas Concerts

Don't miss these festive season concerts to say thank you to NSW seniors. Sing along to all your Christmas favourites, as our rising stars take to the stage and reach beyond!

When and where:
Friday 3 November 2023 at Orange Civic Theatre
Tuesday 7 November 2023 at Tamworth Town Hall
Tuesday 14 November 2023 at Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre

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Event information

Rhonda Burchmore, Rob Mills, Siobhan Clifford and Lorenzo Rositano on stage singing

The NSW Seniors Christmas Concerts are free performances presented by the Department of Communities and Justice to thank NSW seniors for their valued and ongoing contributions to their families and communities.

2023 event information

The FREE NSW Seniors Christmas Concerts are back, and this year they’re headed to 3 regional towns! 

Join some of Australia’s finest voices for a festive celebration full of song, dance and laughter, at one of 6 concerts to be held at Orange Civic Theatre, Tamworth Town Hall and Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre .

Where When
Orange Civic Theatre Friday 3 November 2023 at 10.30am and 2pm
Tamworth Town Hall Tuesday 7 November 2023 at 10.30am and 2pm
Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre Tuesday 14 November 2023 at 10.30am and 2pm

Get tickets!

Tickets are FREE and available from Monday 25 September 2023 at 1.00 pm. Get in quick as tickets sell out fast!

A maximum of 4 free tickets can be processed per online transaction. For group bookings or bookings of more than 4 tickets, please contact the venue box office by phone.

Orange Civic Theatre
  • Order tickets online.
  • Phone the Box Office (02) 6393 8111.
  • Book in person at the Orange Civic Theatre Box Office, 135 Byng Street, Orange NSW 2800 from 10:00am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall
  • Order tickets online.
  • Phone the Box Office (02) 6767 5200.
  • Book in person at Capitol Theatre Tamworth Box Office, 374 Peel St, Tamworth NSW 2340 from 10:00am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre
  • Order tickets online.
  • Phone the Box Office (02) 6926 9688. 
  • Book in person at the Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre Box Office, Burns Way off, Tarcutta St, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 from 10:00am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Christmas Concert talent 2023

Arlo Sim

Arlo Sim

Arlo Sim

Arlo Sim is a Sydney-based singer-songwriter whose music moves seamlessly between folk, indie and jazz. Currently undergoing a Bachelor of Music (performance), majoring in Jazz Vocals, he brings his own life experience and influences from artists like Jeff Buckley and Fleet Foxes, and jazz stalwarts such as Chet Baker, Nat King Cole, and Kurt Elling.

Arlo's passion for music began at the very young age of 11 when he made his debut on the Opera House stage. He is passionate about mentoring young, aspiring musicians. Arlo made his way through the ranks of Schools Spectacular, from Arena choir, all the way through to being a featured artist. A graduate of the esteemed Talent Development Project, he utilised this opportunity to begin his songwriting journey. 

Mentored by Keith Urban, in 2021 Arlo came 2nd in The Voice Australia and released his debut single “Falling Under” that same year.

“I always feel Arlo's humanity. He has a beautiful heart and is the real deal. It's very rare to have that kind of a gift, in that kind of a soul” - Keith Urban"

Stefanie Jones

Stefanie Jones smiling to camera

Stefanie Jones

Stefanie is fast establishing herself as one of Australia’s leading ladies of theatre having just completed a national tour as Mary Poppins in Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Mary Poppins for which she won a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Leading Role in a Musical.

Further professional theatre credits include Rhonda in Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Sydney Theatre Award Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical), Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Once The Musical, Giulietta in Aspects of Love, Jean MacLaren in Brigadoon, Oklahoma!, Dream Lover, South Pacific, and was also a 2016 finalist in the ANZ Trustees Rob Guest Endowment Competition.

Stefanie graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts having completed a Bachelor of Music Theatre and whilst at the VCA, received the Cassidy Bequest Fund Award on behalf of the University of Melbourne Trust. Stefanie has trained extensively in dance, having studied with the Queensland Ballet through their Junior Extension Program and also holds her Associate Diploma in Music for Violin.

Liz Player

Liz Player 

Liz Player

Liz Player is an emerging Sydney based jazz vocalist currently studying at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. As a 6-time Schools Spectacular Featured Artist and graduate of the Talent Development Project, Liz has sung on some of the largest stages in Australia including Qudos Bank Arena, The Opera House and the ICC.

Whilst gigging all around Sydney she has toured with major artists such as Jane Rutter and Jessica O’Donoghue. Having completed three sold-out headline shows with her band the Player Quartet, she has recently released her first album “Liz Player | Live At Foundry 616”.

After finishing her Bachelor of Jazz Performance in 2025, Liz aims to become part of the New York jazz scene and begin a Master’s Degree. 

Will Skarpona

Will Skarpona

Will Skarpona

Will Skarpona is a 19-year-old performer from the South Coast of NSW. He is a true stage animal who has been delighting audiences with his larger-than-life personality since the age of 7.

Will has appeared in over 30 theatrical productions and in 2022, graduated from the esteemed Talent Development Project. He was also a co-host and Featured Artist in Schools Spectacular. Will performed his first cabaret “Life is a Cabaret” to a sold-out audience and most recently, hosted the 2023 Southern Stars Arena Spectacular. He is currently completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne.

Will is thrilled to be joining the incredible company of performers to bring holiday cheer and celebrate the contributions of NSW Seniors. 

Planning ahead

Orange Civic Theatre

Address: 135 Byng Street, Orange NSW 2800

Phone: (02) 6393 8111

Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall

Address: 28 Fitzroy Street, Tamworth NSW 2340

Phone: (02) 6767 5200

Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre

Address: Burns Way off, Tarcutta St, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Phone: (02) 6926 9688


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