Premier's Gala Concerts

Join us at these star-studded concerts showcasing some of our best talent. They're our thanks to seniors for contributing to NSW.

When       Thursday 2 and Friday 3 February 2023

Where     Aware Super Theatre, ICC Sydney

Time        11:00am and 2:45pm 

Tickets now sold out! Stay tuned for information on the live stream and ticket returns. 

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Photo of a full theatre of seniors at the 2022 Premier's Gala Concerts. Concert-goers are cast in a pink-red glow lighting.

Event Information

The FREE star-studded Premier’s Gala Concerts are back for 2023! For 2023 they're held at the Aware Super Theatre, ICC Sydney in Darling Harbour on February 2 and 3, 2023.  There will be two concerts each day, one at 11:00am and the other at 2:45pm. 

The Premier’s Gala Concerts showcase some of Australia’s greatest entertainers to celebrate NSW seniors. Audiences will enjoy performances from Rodger Corser, Kate Ceberano, Ross Wilson, Harrison Craig and Prinnie Stevens.

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice presents the Premier's Gala Concerts to thank NSW seniors for their valued and ongoing contributions to their families and communities.

Photo of large crowd of seniors watching a show on stage. A bright spotlight is shining from the middle of the crowd towards the stage. The whole audience is a pink-red hue due to lighting.

Tickets

Tickets for the 2023 Premier's Gala Concerts are now sold out!

Stay tuned for more information on ticket returns. Ticket returns are for people who have tickets but wish to return them as they're no longer able to attend.

Information about the Premier's Gala concerts live stream will also be available soon.

2023 Premier's Gala Concerts Talent

Portrait photo of Rodger Corser. He is holding his right cheek and wearing a black t-shirt.

Rodger Corser

Rodger Corser is well known to Australian audiences having worked extensively in television, theatre and film. Over recent years Rodger has been nominated for six silver and three Gold TV WEEK Logie awards for his portrayal of Dr Hugh Knight in the Nine Network’s Doctor Doctor, which ran for five seasons.

Rodger’s television productions include his portrayal of Detective Steve Owen in Underbelly, the lead role of Lawson Blake in the popular Rush, Spirited, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Stingers, McLeod's Daughters, Home & Away, Water Rats,  Puberty Blues, Party Tricks, the acclaimed ABC series of the modern-day retelling of Anna Karenina in TYhe Beautiful Lie, Glitch and much, much more.

Rodger has most recently been seen on our screens in the second and third series of the Paramount+ television drama Five Bedrooms and has just completed filming his role as host of Paramount+ brand new reality format The Traitors. 

In the second half of 2022 Rodger will feature in worldwide release of Netflix’s six part limited series telling the story of the 2018 Thai Cave Rescue, playing Australian anaesthetist and Cave Diver Dr Richard “Harry” Harris.

Portrait shot of Kate Ceberano smiling

Kate Ceberano 

An electrifying live performer who fronted the trailblazing 80s band I’M TALKING on the historic Australian Made tour alongside INXS, Barnesy and Divinyls. She starred in 80 show arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar with John Farnham, hosted her own hit ABC TV series Kate & Friends, she was first woman inducted into the Australian Songwriters Association Hall of Fame. Kate’s latest hit album Sweet Inspiration puts her in rareified company with AC/DC and Midnight Oil racking up Top 10 albums across 5 decades. 28 albums. 13 Platinum. 8 Gold. 3 ARIA awards. 3 Countdown awards. Quite simply the voice of a generation. 

 

Portrait shot of Ross Wilson wearing a black jacket and white shirt.

Ross Wilson

From Daddy Cool to Mondo Rock and as a solo artist with no less than 26 ARIA Top 40 hits to his credit as a singer, songwriter and producer, Ross Wilson is one of Australia’s most awarded, respected and well-known artists! From the legendary band Daddy Cool whose number one anthem Eagle Rock and debut album "Daddy Who?" smashed all previous sales records in Australiaan astounding 50 years ago in 1971, to the 1977 formation of MondoRock, delivering 80s hits ‘Cool World’, ‘State of The Heart’, ‘Chemistry’, ‘No Time’, and ‘Come Said The Boy’ and into the 21st century as a solo performer, Wilson has never been out of the limelight. Twice inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame, Wilson’s live performances are legendary.

Portrait shot of Harrison Craig wearing black jacket and white shirt.

Harrison Craig

Harrison Craig originally made his mark as The Voice of Australia Winner and since that time he has achieved two #1 ARIA Albums (one of which went platinum), an amazing 54 show tour of Australia for his ‘Kings of Vegas’ album, international performances in Canada, Indonesia and the USA and has had the unique experience of working with the likes of Seal, David Foster, Baz Luhrmann, Diane Warren, Barry Gibb and Olivia Newton-John. Having grown up with a stutter, Harrison’s passion for inspiring others doesn’t stop, having written and released his first Children’s Book titled ‘Harrison’s Song’ (which is in the “Dolly Parton Imagination Library” collection), Harrison has toured Australia and other parts of the world to speak to students, teachers, and parents alike about chasing your dreams, explaining that no matter what your vice or hurdle is, you can overcome that and Live. Your. Dream. Harrison is releasing a brand new EP in late 2022. Follow Harrison on social media to find out more!

Portrait shot of Prinnie Stevens wearing an embellished maroon strapless dress with a white flower in her hair. She's holding an old-school microphone in her left hand.

Prinnie Stevens

Introducing Australian-born, Polynesian R&B soul artist, Prinnie. We met Prinnie on Season 1 of The Voice where she wowed audiences with her high-energy R&B performances that set her aside from the rest. Her ability to sing, dance and act at the highest level has solidified her place as one of the most sought-after performers in the country. Prinnie perfected the art of song and dance from a young age, landing her first musical at 17 in the hit musical, Rent. She has gone on to star in shows such as Thriller Live (London’s West End), The Bodyguard and played the iconic role of Sheila in Hair. Prinnie continues to wow audiences with one of the best live shows in the country. Performing, writing and producing shows for not only herself but other incredible Australian artists. Shows like “Music For The Soul”, “Lady Sings The Blues” & “Ladies Night” ft Paulini, Fasika and Prinnie. Keep eye out for her upcoming shows, you won’t want to miss it!

Plan your visit

Location and facilities 

Location:

Aware Super Theatre, ICC Sydney

14 Darling Dr

Sydney NSW 2000

Accessible services and facilities available at the event:

  • Accessible seating (Wheelchair, Carer and Flat Floor)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Audio loop
  • Auslan
  • Video captioning
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