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Performance dates & times

Unpacking the Score

Friday 26 Apr
10:00 AM

Elgar’s Cello Concerto

Thursday 1 Aug
10:00 AM

Running Time

Up to 90 minutes*

*Please note, the exact duration of guided open rehearsals are subject to the conductor’s discretion on the day.

Price range

Per student

One teacher for every 10 students will be admitted free of charge.

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To apply for a First Call Fund subsidy for this program, click here.

SUITABILITY: Years 7 - 12

Guided Open Rehearsals, led from the stage by the program’s conductor and musicians of the MSO, are the perfect opportunity to engage in everything from detailed music analysis to quiet enjoyment of a live orchestral rehearsal.

Unpacking the Score: MSO at the Movies | Friday 26 April | 10am

Benjamin Northey conductor

Learn about how the soundtrack affects a movie as the MSO weaves together music and visuals in a compelling exploration of the art of scoring a film.

Elgar’s Cello Concerto | Thursday 1 August | 10am

Bertrand de Billy conductor | Johannes Moser cello

Peek behind the curtain as French conductor Bertrand de Billy leads the MSO and Johannes Moser through a rehearsal of Elgar’s lyrical Cello Concerto.

Please note: works to be rehearsed are subject to change.

Classroom Connections

Curriculum Links

Learning Areas Capabilities
The Arts Critical and Creative Thinking
Personal and Social

Themes and Ideas

  • The Orchestra
  • Responding to Music

Teaching Resources

Included in your ticket price is a suite of pre-concert, curriculum-linked digital resources, plus a pre-event teacher information session hosted by MSO staff and artists designed to help you make the most of the concert content and pre-concert resources package. MSO will be in touch with details following your booking.

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