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.
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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.
Beyond the Score: Birds of Paradise
Explore the intertwined relationship between birdsong and music and the wellspring of creativity it offers with Genevieve Lacey.
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.
Metropolis: Blood on the Floor
Jumpy, angry, and lyrical all at once, Mark-Anthony Turnage's Blood on the Floor fuses classical, jazz, and modernist expression into a contemporary masterpiece.
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.
Relive the MSO’s return to Hamer Hall with Spanish maestro Jaime Martín and Beethoven’s powerful Eroica.