A Spectacular Return

August 9 – 22


Join us for Five Opening Nights at the New Hamer Hall

See the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra make its debut in Melbourne’s beautifully refurbished concert hall in a series of musical celebrations.

Be one of the first to experience the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in the new Hamer Hall under the passionate direction of charismatic conductor Markus Stenz. Come early for a glass of champagne at one of the luxurious Hamer Hall bars, or to enjoy one of our free pre-concert events.

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Act 1: Mahler’s Third


Thursday 9 Augustat 8pm
Friday 10 August at 8pm


Your Hamer Hall adventure with the MSO begins with two of the most exciting and celebrated contemporary composers, and culminates in Gustav Mahler’s majestic Third Symphony.


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Act 2: Beethoven and Wagner


Thursday 16 August at 8pm
Saturday 18 August at 8pm


The acoustic renovations to Hamer Hall will be put to the test in this thrilling program, bringing together two masterworks full of the sounds of nature.


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Act 3: Mystery Program


Wednesday 22 August at 8pm

In keeping with the surprise piece Stenz conducted at the end of many of his programs – which he called Act 3 – details about this third concert will be kept secret until the night of the performance.

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Three Concert Package

Don’t miss a minute of the music as the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra makes its much anticipated return to Hamer Hall. Book A Spectacular Return three-concert package and make a saving of more than 35%.

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