Melbourne Symphony Orchestra 2017

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra 2017

"A marvelous feast of music-making, exploring the remarkable range of orchestral repertoire." – Sir Andrew Davis, MSO Chief Conductor

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Season showcases an extraordinary variety of music, featuring timeless classical music blockbusters, epic symphonic masterpieces and spine-tingling choral classics with some of the finest conductors and soloists from Australia and around the world.

  • Mozart Festival
    22 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017 Amadeus Live in Concert

    One of the highlights of the season will be this live accompaniment of Miloš Forman’s incredible 1984 film Amadeus.

  • There Will Be Blood
    5 August 2017 There Will Be Blood

    This is one event that is not to be missed!

  • MSO Plays Shostakovich 5
    10 Aug 2017 - 12 Aug 2017 MSO Plays Shostakovich 5

    Visionary conductor Jakub Hrůša returns to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • MSO Plays Schumann 3
    18 Aug 2017 - 21 Aug 2017 MSO Plays Schumann 3

    Often seen as the ‘king’ of the cello concerto, Dvořák’s Cello Concerto sees Li-Wei Qin return to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, triumphant from their last collaboration in Shanghai, China during the 15/16 season.

  • MSO Mid Season Gala

    Prepare to ride every rocky moment in Massenet’s famous roller-coaster of purity, piety and lust.

  • Sir Andrew Davis Uncovers Bruckner 7
    31 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017 Sir Andrew Davis Uncovers Bruckner 7

    Sir Andrew Davis returns to conduct the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in one of the giants of the symphonic repertoire – Bruckner’s Symphony No.7

  • MSO Plays Ravel
    21 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017 MSO Plays Ravel

    Mozart was about to hit the road, when he wrote his Symphony No.34. He was sick of his home town, Salzburg and had a bright future waiting for him in Vienna and beyond. Experience this liberating

  • La Mer
    30 Sep 2017 - 2 Oct 2017 MSO Plays La Mer

    Delve into Stravinsky’s magical Scherzo fantastique – a feast of excitable strings and a flurry of woodwinds.

  • Schubert9
    27 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 MSO Plays Schubert 9

    One of the most stimulating and inspirational English conductors, Andrew Manze brings fresh eyes and ideas to an exciting program of Beethoven, Prokofiev and Schubert.

  • End Year Gala

    Experience the work of America’s most performed living composer, John Adams as the MSO and Australian String Quartet perform Adams' witty and inspired take on Beethoven’s spirited

  • MSO Plays Rachmaninov 2
    23 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017 MSO Plays Rachmaninov 2

    One of the world’s rising musical stars, Stanislav Kochanovsky makes his debut with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • Handel’s Messiah
    9 Dec 2017 - 10 Dec 2017 Handel's Messiah

    Since its triumphant premiere in Dublin in 1742, a performance so packed that ladies’ hooped skirts and gentlemen’s swords had to be banned, Messiah has remained Handel’s most well-loved and frequently performed work.

  • MSO Christmas
    16 December 2017 MSO Christmas

    Celebrate Christmas with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, with a colourful array of works inspired by the festive season to get you into the mood for the holidays!

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