Famously penned for Napoleon Bonaparte (and then furiously revoked), the heroism of Beethoven’s third symphony is more than symbolic of any political figure or even the composer himself. The true triumph of this piece is in the reflection of raw human nature, in all its tragedy and glory. PROGRAM BEETHOVEN Symphony No.3 Eroica Jaime Martín, conductor
In MSO Concerts
Play video Rautavaara: Angel of Light
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.
Play video Lockdown Special: Verdi, Wagner and Vine
Lockdown Special: Verdi, Wagner and Vine
Join us this Saturday 17 July at 7:30pm AEST as we bring you another Lockdown Special from the MSO.LIVE archive.
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.
Play video Fanfares and Melodies
Fanfares and Melodies
Conductor Benjamin Northey and the MSO explore fanfares and melodies which respond to and define their land, from the frontiers of America to sweeping Australian plains.
Play video MSO.LIVE: Tina Arena
MSO.LIVE: Tina Arena
One of Melbourne’s favourite daughters, Tina Arena AM, returns to the stage in an exclusive concert for MSO.LIVE. Recorded in late-November - as Melbourne was emerging from lockdown, the resulting performance is of its time - as it is for the ages.
Play video MSO x SSO | Musical Friendship: A Symphony for Two Orchestras | Australia - Singapore Collaboration
MSO x SSO | Musical Friendship: A Symphony for Two Orchestras | Australia - Singapore Collaboration
Despite a 6000km geographic barrier, Melbourne and Singapore Symphony Orchestras join forces for a second performance in their ongoing cross-cultural partnership.