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
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.
Jonas Kaufmann: My Vienna
Hear the world's greatest living tenor Jonas Kaufmann in a stunning recital dedicated to the birthplace of waltz and operetta, Vienna.
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: Birds of Paradise
Explore the intertwined relationship between birdsong and music and the wellspring of creativity it offers with Genevieve Lacey.
Special Announcement Presentation: Jaime Martín
Join us this Saturday 12 June at 7:30pm AEST as we announce Jaime Martín as MSO Chief Conductor, followed by a performance from the MSO.LIVE archive.
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.