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. In a joyful celebration of the MIJF's return to the Hamer Hall stage, this performance features arrangements by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's Christopher Crenshaw (USA) and Melbourne's own Vanessa Perica. The MSO are joined on stage the Vanessa Perica Orchestra and a star-studded lineup of Australian vocalists including Kate Ceberano, Emma Donovan, Thando and Eddie Perfect.
Play video Meow Meow's Pandemonium
Meow Meow's Pandemonium
International siren and comedienne extraordinaire Meow Meow takes over Hamer Hall with her signature sublime and subversive orchestrated chaos.
Play video MSO Live from Hamer Hall | Vasily Petrenko Conducts Elgar
MSO Live from Hamer Hall | Vasily Petrenko Conducts Elgar
Join us live from Melbourne’s Hamer Hall as we bring you music by Elgar, Vaughan Williams and an original work by Matthew Laing. Vasily Petrenko joins the MSO for this varied program inspired by English music and literature across the centuries.
Play video Mahler's Fourth Symphony
Mahler's Fourth Symphony
Let Mahler’s Fourth Symphony lead you into a sunny and childlike world, conducted by Lawrence Renes and featuring Jacqueline Porter.
Play video St. John Passion
St. John Passion
Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra in their performance of Bach's St. John Passion at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford.
Play video MSO Presents NCPAO | Côte d'Azur featuring Lü Jia & Chen Sa
MSO Presents NCPAO | Côte d'Azur featuring Lü Jia & Chen Sa
The China National Center for the Performing Arts Orchestra perform a rich programme of french music by Debussy, Ravel and Saint-Saëns.
Play video Schubert's Unfinished Symphony
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.