2000 Sydney Opening Ceremony Music List
Musical Compositions for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
‘Countdown Fanfare’ – Composed by Richard Mills and performed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
‘The Man From Snowy River (Olympic Version)’ – Composed by Bruce Rowland and composed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
‘Fanfare’ – Composed by James Morrison & Swing City
‘Advance Australia Fair’ – Arranged by David Stanhope, performed by Human Nature, Julie Anthony, James Morrison, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Sydney University Musical Society & Sing 2001 Choir.
‘Deep Sea Dreaming’ – Composed by Elena Kats-Chernin, and performed by the Sydney Children’s Choir & The Sydney Symphony Orchestra
‘Awakening’ – Performed by Djakapurra Munyarryun, Don Nundihirribala, David Page, Ngaanyatjaara, Pitjantjatjarra & Yankunytjatjara Women & Doonoch Dance Co.
‘Fire’ – Composed and performed by Michael Askill & Fire Percussion
‘Nature’ – Composed by Chong Lim, performed by Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Chorale & National Boys Choir
‘Tin Part 1’ – Composed and performed by Ian Cooper & John Frolich
‘Tin Part 2’ – Composed by Paul Grabowsky and performed by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & National Boys Choir
‘Arrivals (Movements I-V)’ – Composed by Peewee Ferris
‘Under Southern Skies’ – Music & Lyrics by Damien Halloran & Maria Millward and performed by Nikki Webster & Sing 2001 Choir
‘Eternity’ – Composed by David Hirschfelder
Games 2000 Fanfare 1 – Composed by David Stanhope and performed by Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Dare to Dream – Composed and written by Paul Begaud, Vanessa Corish & Wayne Tester and performed by John Farnham & Olivia Newton-John
Heroes Live Forever – Composed by John Gillard & Trevor White, performed by Vanessa Amorosi
Journey of Angels – Composed by Chong Lim
Olympic Hymn – Performed by The Millennium Choir of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia & The Sydney Symphony Orchestra
THE ENTRANCE OF THE FLAME
The Flame – Composed by John Foreman, performed by Tina Arena, Sydney Children’s Choir & The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Tibi Omnes from The Berlioz Te Deum – Performed by Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Sydney University Musical Society, Sing 2001 Choir & Sydney Children’s Choir
‘The Warriors’ – composed by Percy Grainger