Hamer Hall 1


The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Pty Ltd is funded principally by the Australia Council, the Commonwealth Government’s arts funding and advisory body and is generously supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is also funded by the City of Melbourne, its Principal Partner, Emirates, and individual and corporate sponsors and donors.

Vision, Mission and Values


The MSO will be a truly great orchestra that evolves to inspire and engage audiences, and is an essential part of Melbourne’s rich cultural fabric.


To work together, with our partners and communities, to enrich people’s lives through meaningful musical experiences.


  • Excellence
  • Creativity
  • Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Responsibility
  • Integrity