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. Brighten up your lockdown with the epic majesty of Wagner’s Götterdämmerung alongside Australian composer Carl Vine's explosive First Symphony. In demand across the world for his commanding operatic performances, Stuart Skelton performs a thrilling selection of highlights from Die Walküre and Otello. One of the greatest Australian artists of today and a GRAMMY© nominee, the calibre of singing does not get higher than this. Complementing these selections is Carl Vine’s Symphony No.1 MicroSymphony, which packs the intense drama of a full symphony into twelve minutes. PROGRAM Vine Symphony No.1 Microsymphony Wagner Götterdämmerung: Dawn Music and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey Wagner Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond Verdi Otello: Ballabile Verdi Otello: Niun mi tema Lehár Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz FEATURING Sir Andrew Davis conductor Stuart Skelton tenor Melbourne Symphony Orchestra -
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.
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.
Beethoven 9, Circa and Cheetham
The epic struggle for peace and triumphant bliss in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is physically embodied by Circa.
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.
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.