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
Play video Haydn's Miracle Symphony
Haydn's Miracle Symphony
Nicholas Carter conducts a program celebrating new voices and miraculous music, including a world premiere by Australian composer Anne Cawrse.
Play video Beethoven's Triple
Hear a brilliant pairing of Beethovenian genius with a hidden gem: Louise Farrenc's Third Symphony.
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 Martha Argerich & Guy Braunstein in Recital
Martha Argerich & Guy Braunstein in Recital
From the intimate Pierre Boulez Saal with piano icon Martha Argerich and acclaimed violinist Guy Braunstein, a program celebrating the great romantic duos for violin and piano.
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 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.