Beyond the Score: WATA
First Nations songmen David Yipininy Wilfred and Daniel Ngukurr Boy Wilfred, ARIA-award winning jazz composer and pianist Paul Grabowsky, the Australian Art Orchestra and the MSO, under conductor Benjamin Northey, are united in the powerful collaboration that is WATA. Go beyond the score and hear the story of the manikay at the heart of the ancient culture of Wagilak people; a tradition of shared songs that bind the community together and create a sense of identity, place, and unity.
In MSO Concerts
Genevieve Lacey: Birds of Paradise
Genevieve Lacey celebrates the simple sweetness of birdsong, following its musical influence from Baroque to modern day.
Beyond the Score: Birds of Paradise
Explore the intertwined relationship between birdsong and music and the wellspring of creativity it offers with Genevieve Lacey.
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.
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.
Relive the MSO’s return to Hamer Hall with Spanish maestro Jaime Martín and Beethoven’s powerful Eroica.
Brahms' Symphony No.2
Hear the young Brahms step out of Beethoven's shadow under the baton of Jaime Martín.