Chinese New Year 2022
One of Australia's major cultural highlights, the MSO's Chinese New Year concert is a true blend of traditions. Bringing together the world of western opera and Chinese masterworks, this unique musical celebration features an all-star cast and is perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Wishing you a happy, safe and prosperous Year of the Tiger! Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture Zhao Jiping Cello Concerto in D minor The Disillusioned Dream Wang Xilin Poems of Yunnan: Torch Festival Puccini La Boheme: O Soave Fancialla Gu Jianfen That is me Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo Puccini Madama Butterfly: Un bel di Xu Like a Flake of Snow from the Sky Puccini Turandot: Nessun dorma Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Joshua Tan conductor Li-Wei Qin cello Sharon Zhai soprano Kang Wang tenor Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
In MSO Concerts
Meow Meow's Pandemonium
International siren and comedienne extraordinaire Meow Meow takes over Hamer Hall with her signature sublime and subversive orchestrated chaos.
Mozart & Edwards | Cossom & Penderecki
Streaming from Thursday 25 November 7.30pm AEST, musicians of the MSO bring to life a kaleidoscope of chamber music.
Schubert's Unfinished Symphony
One of Australia’s most successful musical exports, Nicholas Carter, returns to the MSO to conduct a shimmering program of Schreker and Schubert.
Rachmaninov Symphony No.2
The MSO returns to the stage (again) after lockdown with a thrilling performance of Rachmaninov’s expansive Symphony No.2.
Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2021 Opening Gala
The Melbourne International Jazz Festival together with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra present a spectacular opening to the 2021 Festival.
Performance of a Lifetime
It's December 2021. After 263 days in lockdown over the two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, Melbourne's arts scene gathers to celebrate the return of live music to our stages over two unforgettable nights at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.