Beyond the Score: Spanish Harlem
“Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like volcanoes, and then subsides.” Vanessa Perica’s new work is an electrifying suite for jazz band and orchestra. Go beyond the score and hear the story behind the name and the music of this phenomenal new piece of Australian work. Experience the full work right here on MSO.LIVE alongside music by Ravel and Ellington in Spanish Harlem. The Sidney Myer Free Concert series is proudly supported by Sidney Myer MSO Trust Fund, and presented in association with the University of Melbourne, MSO Principal Partner Emirates, and MSO Premier Production Partner CVP.
In Beyond the Score
Play video Beyond the Score: WATA
Beyond the Score: WATA
Delve into the connections between First Nations culture, orchestral music, jazz, and improvisation that fuel Paul Grabowsky's powerful collaboration: WATA.
Play video Beyond the Score: Chinese New Year
Beyond the Score: Chinese New Year
Delve into the stories behind the music and the performers of the MSO's celebration of the Year of the Ox.
Play video Beyond the Score: Birds of Paradise
Beyond the Score: Birds of Paradise
Explore the intertwined relationship between birdsong and music and the wellspring of creativity it offers with Genevieve Lacey.