MCO: Bach, Eötvös, Arensky, Mozart, Mendelssohn & Perkinson

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

WOVEN THREADS For her first orchestral concert as MCO’s artistic director, Sophie Rowell invites you to revel in the power and possibilities of the string orchestra. They start with the majesty and eloquence of Bach — a single strand of sound that unfolds into a miniature universe. And they end with Sophie as soloist, in ... Read more

$50 – $140

MCO: Bach, Eötvös, Arensky, Mozart, Mendelssohn & Perkinson

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

WOVEN THREADS For her first orchestral concert as MCO’s artistic director, Sophie Rowell invites you to revel in the power and possibilities of the string orchestra. They start with the majesty and eloquence of Bach — a single strand of sound that unfolds into a miniature universe. And they end with Sophie as soloist, in ... Read more

$50 – $140

MCO Chamber: Haydn, Shaw & Beethoven

The Edge, Fed Square Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne, Vic

ADCH FESTIVAL WEEKEND 1 - TO THE POWER OF 2 - CONCERT 3 INSPIRATIONS Three inspiring string quartets, inspired by the Classical tradition. Beethoven was surely inspired by Haydn, but could Haydn have been inspired by Beethoven? By the time Haydn wrote his Op 77, Beethoven was establishing himself as the formidable voice of his ... Read more

$30 – $40

MCO Chamber: Haydn, Shaw & Beethoven

Wangaratta Performing Arts & Convention Centre 33-37 Ford Street, Wangaratta, Vic

INSPIRATIONS Three inspiring string quartets, inspired by the Classical tradition. Beethoven was surely inspired by Haydn, but could Haydn have been inspired by Beethoven? By the time Haydn wrote his Op 77, Beethoven was establishing himself as the formidable voice of his generation, not least as Haydn’s worthy successor in the field of string quartet ... Read more

$25

MCO Chamber: Haydn, Shaw & Beethoven

Mount Beauty Community Centre Kiewa Cres, Mount Beauty

INSPIRATIONS Three inspiring string quartets, inspired by the Classical tradition. Beethoven was surely inspired by Haydn, but could Haydn have been inspired by Beethoven? By the time Haydn wrote his Op 77, Beethoven was establishing himself as the formidable voice of his generation, not least as Haydn’s worthy successor in the field of string quartet ... Read more

MCO Chamber: Haydn, Shaw & Beethoven

Swifts Creek Hall 6869 Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek, Vic

INSPIRATIONS Three inspiring string quartets, inspired by the Classical tradition. Beethoven was surely inspired by Haydn, but could Haydn have been inspired by Beethoven? By the time Haydn wrote his Op 77, Beethoven was establishing himself as the formidable voice of his generation, not least as Haydn’s worthy successor in the field of string quartet ... Read more

$10 – $30

MCO Chamber: Haydn, Shaw & Beethoven

The Forge Theatre, Bairnsdale 80 McKean Street, Bairnsdale, Vic

INSPIRATIONS Three inspiring string quartets, inspired by the Classical tradition. Beethoven was surely inspired by Haydn, but could Haydn have been inspired by Beethoven? By the time Haydn wrote his Op 77, Beethoven was establishing himself as the formidable voice of his generation, not least as Haydn’s worthy successor in the field of string quartet ... Read more

$20 – $40

MCO Chamber: Haydn, Shaw & Beethoven

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre, Sale 100 Foster St, Sale, Vic

INSPIRATIONS Three inspiring string quartets, inspired by the Classical tradition. Beethoven was surely inspired by Haydn, but could Haydn have been inspired by Beethoven? By the time Haydn wrote his Op 77, Beethoven was establishing himself as the formidable voice of his generation, not least as Haydn’s worthy successor in the field of string quartet ... Read more

$15 – $27

MCO + Polyphonic Voices: Bach, Vasks, Ross Edwards & Vivaldi

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

HIGHER POWER Soul and story; serenity and ecstasy. Across time and place, composers have been inspired to serve a spiritual vision, and pursue expression that transcends words alone. You don’t need to believe in a higher power to experience it. We depart with Bach in his relentless quest for perfection in the Brandenburg concertos, and ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO + Polyphonic Voices: Bach, Vasks, Ross Edwards & Vivaldi

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

HIGHER POWER Soul and story; serenity and ecstasy. Across time and place, composers have been inspired to serve a spiritual vision, and pursue expression that transcends words alone. You don’t need to believe in a higher power to experience it. We depart with Bach in his relentless quest for perfection in the Brandenburg concertos, and ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO Chamber + Aura Go: Tchaikovsky and Mozart

The Edge, Fed Square Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne, Vic

TRANSFORMATIONS Music by two of the most-loved composers —Tchaikovsky and Mozart — revealed by the power of transformation. For this performance MCO musicians are playing a Tchaikovsky work originally for piano solo with a string quartet, and a Mozart piano concerto with the quartet and piano. They are joined by one of Australia’s most extraordinary ... Read more

MCO + Genevieve Lacey: Byrd, Purcell, Elgar, Walton & more

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD The two great gardens of English music, separated by two centuries, are the theme of this concert experience co-curated by Sophie Rowell and the incomparable Genevieve Lacey. The beautiful, intricate music of Elizabethan & Stuart England is an escape to a world far from our own. In this first flowering ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO + Genevieve Lacey: Byrd, Purcell, Elgar, Walton & more

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD The two great gardens of English music, separated by two centuries, are the theme of this concert experience co-curated by Sophie Rowell and the incomparable Genevieve Lacey. The beautiful, intricate music of Elizabethan & Stuart England is an escape to a world far from our own. In this first flowering ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO: Stamitz, Britten, Duarte, Martin & Haydn

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

THE ART OF THE SYMPHONY From the ancient Greek for ‘sounded harmoniously’, the words ‘sinfonia’ and ‘symphony’ have been used for centuries. Leonora Duarte, a Flemish composer who died before Bach was born, used it to describe her haunting works for viol ensemble. Johann Stamitz was a visionary, writing some of the first works that ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO: Stamitz, Britten, Duarte, Martin & Haydn

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

THE ART OF THE SYMPHONY From the ancient Greek for ‘sounded harmoniously’, the words ‘sinfonia’ and ‘symphony’ have been used for centuries. Leonora Duarte, a Flemish composer who died before Bach was born, used it to describe her haunting works for viol ensemble. Johann Stamitz was a visionary, writing some of the first works that ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO + Jumppanen: Greenbaum, Rautavaara, Beethoven & Mozart

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

MOZART & BEETHOVEN CONCERTOS In 1787, a 17-year-old Beethoven made the journey from Bonn to Vienna—further than Melbourne to Sydney. Did he meet the 30-year-old Mozart, in the few weeks they were in the same city? Was there a metaphorical handing over of the baton of Classical music? Escape with us to this bright, elegant ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO + Jumppanen: Greenbaum, Rautavaara, Beethoven & Mozart

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

MOZART & BEETHOVEN CONCERTOS In 1787, a 17-year-old Beethoven made the journey from Bonn to Vienna—further than Melbourne to Sydney. Did he meet the 30-year-old Mozart, in the few weeks they were in the same city? Was there a metaphorical handing over of the baton of Classical music? Escape with us to this bright, elegant ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO + Bramble + Lior: Grieg, Clarke, de Falla & Vincent

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

OF PEOPLE & SONG For as long as there have been people, there has been song. Song is at the heart of rich musical traditions that bind people together, and attest to the spirit of time and place. Eliding ideas of East and West, high and low, past and present, the music of renowned singer-songwriter ... Read more

$30 – $140

MCO + Bramble + Lior: Grieg, Clarke, de Falla & Vincent

Melbourne Recital Centre - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, Vic

OF PEOPLE & SONG For as long as there have been people, there has been song. Song is at the heart of rich musical traditions that bind people together, and attest to the spirit of time and place. Eliding ideas of East and West, high and low, past and present, the music of renowned singer-songwriter ... Read more

$30 – $140