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Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 6.30pm
Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Southbank Centre

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Music and Ideas

Discover more about our music from the world class artists, producers and composers working on stage and behind the scenes at the MSO. Music & Ideas events include open rehearsals, informative presentations, panels, talks and behind the scenes demonstrations.


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Wyatt


Adam Manning Rhythmic Acknowledgement of Country
Adam Manning New Normal for clapsticks and chamber orchestra
Vonda Last
Leon Rodgers
Seven Sisters

About this event

Celebrate one of MSO’s most exciting artist development programs, the First Voices First Nations Composer program at this showcase event.

Hear the premiere of two works by First Nations composers performed by members of the MSO, conducted by Aaron Wyatt.

Join us for this important evening of music and conversation that will celebrate the vital contribution First Nations artists make to the ongoing vitality of the orchestral sector.

Duration: approx. 75 minutes, no interval

This event will be filmed; there will be cameras in the auditorium.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO FAHA is unable to appear at this event.

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Proudly presented by MSO Major NAIDOC Week Partner, Equity Trustees.

With special thanks to the Ullmer Family Foundation: First Nations Emerging Artist Program and Members of the MSO First Nations Giving Circle. Aaron Wyatt’s work with the Orchestra is generously supported by the Sage Foundation.

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Music & Ideas is supported by City of Melbourne

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