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2021 MUSO events


Cheetham and Beethoven

26 February, 27 February & 1 March 2021, 6pm, Hamer Hall

The MSO presents a world premiere by Australian composer Deborah Cheetham AO and Beethoven’s almighty Third Symphony.


Sophie Rowell Plays Sutherland

26 March, 27 March & 28 March 2021, 6pm, Hamer Hall

MSO Concertmaster Sophie Rowell takes centre stage in this program celebrating one of the finest Australian works for violin of the 20th century.


Rautavaara: Angel of Light

26 March, 27 March & 28 March 2021, 8.30pm, Hamer Hall

Samuel Barber and Finnish composer Rautavaara sweep you up in a program inspired by dreams and hope for the future.


Metropolis: Blood on the Floor

9 April 2021, 7.30pm, Hamer Hall

Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Blood on the Floor is a striking, melancholy mix of genres that uses classical, jazz and modern expression to enormous impact.


Genevieve Lacey: Birds of Paradise

15 & 17 April 2021, 6.00pm & 8.30pm, Melbourne Recital Centre

Acclaimed Australian recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey is set to astonish in this program celebrating the simple sweetness of birdsong, following its musical influence from Baroque to modern day.


Ruler of the Hive: Shakespeare and the Symphony

22 April 2021, 6.00pm & 24 April, 11.30am, Hamer Hall

Fearless, feminine and forthright, Australian actor Pamela Rabe interprets several Shakespeare heroines in Melody Eötvös’ Ruler of the Hive as part of a program based on The Bard in music, conducted by Johannes Fritzsch.


Schumann’s Cello Concerto

13, 14 & 15 May, 6.00pm, Hamer Hall

In a meeting of two of Australia’s most revered orchestral musicians, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Principal Cello Umberto Clerici joins MSO Concertmaster Dale Barltrop for an evening of bittersweet Schumann and sparkling Mendelssohn.


Schumann’s Cello Concerto

13, 14 & 15 May, 8.30pm, Hamer Hall

MSO Concertmaster Dale Barltrop takes the spotlight as soloist in Robert Schumann’s Violin Concerto under the baton of conductor Umberto Clerici in this program celebrating musical partnership.


Bach and Beamish

3 & 5 June, 6.00pm & 8.30pm, Melbourne Recital Centre

MSO Concertmaster Sophie Rowell leads the Orchestra through a celebration of the incomparable J.S. Bach and the prolific composer’s influence on music of the present day, with Scottish accordion virtuoso James Crabb as soloist.


Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony

24 June at 6pm, 25 June at 7.30pm, 26 June at 11.30am, Hamer Hall

One of Australia’s most exciting and successful international exports Nicholas Carter returns home to conduct the MSO in a program of shimmering Franz Schreker and Schubert’s unfinished masterpiece.


Haydn and Stravinsky

24 June at 8.30pm, 26 June at 2pm, Hamer Hall

Composed in a time of extraordinary sadness in the composer’s life, Stravinsky’s Symphony in C was a piece that sustained him and gave him reason to carry on. Alongside Haydn’s Miracle Symphony and a world premiere, Nicholas Carter conducts this program celebrating new voices, new purpose and miraculous music.