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2017 Muso Concerts

Muso tickets are subject to availability so grab them while you can. This page will be updated whenever new Muso tickets are released. The list below is correct at time of publishing and may change at any time.

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Muso is supported by Crown Resorts Foundation and the Packer Family Foundation.


MSO + Kate Miller-Heidke

MSO + Kate Miller-Heidke

Saturday 28 January 2017 at 8:00pm

In a very special one-night-only event, Australian theatre and music sensation Kate Miller-Heidke will join the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, performing songs from her award-winning opera The Rabbits and popular hits featured on her new album ‘The Best of Kate Miller-Heidke: Part One’. Read more


East Meets West Chinese New Year Concert

East Meets West
Chinese New Year Concert

Saturday 4 February 2017 at 7:00pm

One of the most outstanding vocalists of her generation, Tan Weiwei will perform the world premiere of Song Lines, a collaborative work composed by Tan Dun and Weiwei at this unmissable special event. Read more


Jurassic Park Live in Concert

Jurassic Park Live in Concert

Saturday 4 March 2017 at 7:30pm

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


MSO Plays Mahler 7

MSO Plays Mahler 7

Thursday 9 March at 8:00pm

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. For Mahler, inspiration often struck in unusual places. He came up with a theme melody for his Symphony No.7 whilst rowing in an alpine lake. Read more


MSO Plays Tchaikovsky

MSO Plays Tchaikovsky

Friday 17 March 2017 at 8:00pm

The MSO opens this concert with Richard Strauss’ cheeky tone poem, which tells the story of the legendary Flemish peasant prankster, Till Eulenspiegel. In this vividly descriptive and fun 15 minute piece, take a trip into the countryside, where the serial trickster, Till upsets the apple cart by poking fun at the clergy, chasing the girls and mocking those serious academic types. All, of course, depicted musically in Strauss’ fabulously light-hearted score. Read more


MSO and the Australian String Quartet

MSO and the Australian String Quartet

Thursday 30 March 2017 at 8:00pm

In the first of three exciting chamber music concerts in 2017, the Australian String Quartet and the MSO delve into some personal favourites from MSO’s Concertmaster and ASQ violinist Dale Barltrop. Read more


Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana

Friday 21 April 2017 at 8:00pm

Described by Stravinsky as ‘one of the most beautiful products in all of French music’, Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloe is a masterstroke of genius. Originally written for the ballet, Ravel ended up splitting the work into two luscious concert suites – of which the second is on display in this concert. Sumptuous melodies and a palate of fascinating textures and colours make this Suite one of the most loved works of the 20th century. Read more


Benjamin Northey Conducts Sibelius 2

Benjamin Northey Conducts Sibelius 2

Thursday 11 May 2017 at 7:30pm

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, together with MSO Associate Conductor, Benjamin Northey kick this concert off with the Coriolan Overture – a Shakespeare-inspired play by Austrian dramatist, Heinrich von Collin, which tells the story of the rebellious Roman general, Coriolanus and some pesky Roman plebeians. The Overture now receives regular rapturous applause from across the globe. Read more


MSO Plays Petrushka

MSO Plays Petrushka

Thursday 25 May at 8:00pm

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. Read more


Haydn's Creation

Haydn’s Creation

Thursday 15 June at 8:00pm

Haydn’s life affirming work, The Creation is a masterpiece both in its genre and across the entire repertoire of classical music. A true highlight of the season, experience the story of creation as if you are seeing it for the first time. From the big bang, the expanding universe to the plants, animals and humans on earth, journey into a musical picture book of birth, life and everything that you know of it. Read more


MSO Plays Pastoral

MSO Plays Pastoral

Monday 26 June 2017 at 6:30pm

Join the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for a romp through the Viennese countryside in Beethoven’s enchanting Symphony No.6. Brimming with glorious and optimistic melodies that will transport you from the city into rural pastures, this symphony is sure to delight from beginning to end. Read more