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.

  • Opening Gala Vengerov
    28 February 2017 Opening Gala: Maxim Vengerov

    Opening the 2017 Season in style, the world-renowned violinist Maxim Vengerov joins the MSO to perform the fiendishly-difficult Violin Concerto by Tchaikovsky

     
  • Jurassic Park in Concert
    3 Mar 2017 - 4 Mar 2017 Jurassic Park in Concert

    Experience the most thrilling prehistoric adventure film ever made when the MSO performs John Williams’ iconic score to Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Jurassic Park.

     
  • Mahler 7
    9 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017 MSO Plays Mahler 7

    Musicians from all over the world mark Mahler’s 10 symphonies as ‘must play’ works, with expansive and inspirational melodies oozing from the master musical craftsman’s scores.

     
  • Last Night of the Proms
    24 Mar 2017 - 25 Mar 2017 Last Night of the Proms

    Sir Andrew Davis will lead the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus through the best of British classical music, in a dazzling flag-waving celebration, when the Last Night of the Proms comes to

     
  • Tchaikovsky
    17 Mar 2017 - 20 Mar 2017 MSO Plays Tchaikovsky

    The MSO opens this concert with Richard Strauss' cheeky tone poem, which tells the story of the legendary Flemish peasant prankster, Till Eulenspiegel.

     
  • Classical Hits (and other bits)

    Lasers, lights and one huge line up of the top classical hits of all time

     
  • MSO Pixar in Concert
    7 Apr 2017 - 8 Apr 2017 MSO Pixar in Concert

    From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and Up, Pixar has given us some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. In a special school holiday spectacular the MSO presents all your

     
  • Carmina Burana
    21 Apr 2017 - 24 Apr 2017 Carmina Burana

    From concert halls to anthems, Carmina Burana has people from all over the world humming to its chorus line

     
  • Peterushka
    25 May 2017 - 27 May 2017 MSO Plays Petrushka

    Revised in 1947, Stravinsky’s extraordinary ballet burlesque, Petrushka captures the love triangle of one of Russia’s great folk characters Petrushka, and two other puppets, a Ballerina and a Moor.

     
  • Haydns Creation
    15 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017 Haydn's Creation

    Haydn’s life affirming work, The Creation is a masterpiece both in its genre and across the entire repertoire of classical music.

     
  • Pastoral
    23 Jun 2017 - 26 Jun 2017 MSO Plays Pastoral

    Join the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for a romp through the Viennese countryside in Beethoven’s enchanting Symphony No.6.

     
  • Das Lied von der Erde
    29 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017 MSO Plays Das Lied von der Erde

    An epic symphony of song

     
  •  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

    In this first of four concerts, the MSO will uncover, with the aid of historical documents and written accounts, the life and times of a true boy genius through the music that Mozart created in his earlier years.

     
  • Mozart 40
    15 July 2017 MSO Plays Mozart 40

    The second concert in the MSO’s Mozart Festival focuses on the works Mozart penned be1tween the ages of 25 to 32, including one of his most famous and recognisable works, Symphony No.40

     
  • Requiem
    21 July 2017 Mozart's Requiem

    In this third concert of the Mozart Festival, the MSO and conductor Richard Egarr plumb the emotional depths of three of Mozart’s final work.

     
  • Amadeus
    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.

     
  • Mid Season Gala

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

     
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