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Graham Abbott presenter
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with musicians from Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)


Stravinsky: The Firebird (excerpts)

About this performance

Take a musical journey into the greatest fairytale of all time with renowned conductor and presenter Graham Abbott in the return of MSO’s beloved Ears Wide Open series.

In Stravinsky’s The Firebird, famously crafted for the stage of the Ballet Russes, we discover the enchanted world of Russian fable painted in vivid aural colour by this master composer of the creative, the unexpected and the wonderous.

Duration: approx. 55 minutes, no interval

This performance is part of ANAM and MSO’s Orchestral Training Partnership.

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Ears Wide Open is supported by City of Melbourne

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Ears Wide Open is supported by Crown Resorts and Packer Family Foundations

COVIDSafe Information

The MSO and the venues in which we perform will operate under government health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the event. We recommend ticket holders follow the Victorian Government’s “How to stay safe & well” advice:

  • Stay home if you have any COVID-19 symptoms
  • Wash your hands
  • Keep your distance – stay 1.5 metres away from people you don’t live with where possible
  • Wear a face mask

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