Beyond the Score: Chinese New Year
As we celebrate the Year of the Ox you’re invited to go beyond the score and learn more about the repertoire featured on our 2021 Chinese New Year program. Hear from conductor Benjamin Northey, pianist Angela Li, and pipa soloist Yang Ying and then experience the entire performance, filmed in Hamer Hall, right here on MSO.LIVE. This video is proudly presented by the National Foundation for Australia-China Relations. Our Chinese New Year concert partners include Principal Concert Partner Austin Land, Swisse, Biostime, Seven Network, Hengyi, Asia Society, TarraWarra Estate, Executive Wealth Circle, David’s Hot Pot and Chin Communications.
In MSO Concerts
Brahms' Symphony No.2
Hear the young Brahms step out of Beethoven's shadow under the baton of Jaime Martín.
Genevieve Lacey: Birds of Paradise
Genevieve Lacey celebrates the simple sweetness of birdsong, following its musical influence from Baroque to modern day.
Rautavaara: Angel of Light
Let the lush strings of Finnish composer Rautavaara sweep you up in a program inspired by dreams and hope for the future.
WATA: A gathering for songmen, improvising soloists, and orchestra
The power of music to connect all people has never been more present or important than in this collaboration with First Nations songmen and the Australian Art Orchestra.
Sophie Rowell plays Sutherland
MSO Concertmaster Sophie Rowell takes centre stage in this program celebrating one of the finest Australian works for violin of the 20th century.
Recorded live at the Bowl comes a jazz infused program led by Benjamin Northey featuring the world premiere of Vanessa Perica’s Love is a Temporary Madness.