Skip to main content


VCES Students


All other tickets



Wednesday 04 August 2021

9:30am at Hamer Hall


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Northey
Nicholas Bochner


Elgar Enigma Variations

The MSO presents a special behind-the-scenes learning opportunity exclusively for secondary students, guided by Cybec Assistant Conductor for Learning and Engagement (and MSO cellist) Nicholas Bochner. Explore Elgar’s extraordinarily expressive and emotional Enigma Variations in this wonderful and unique working environment with the MSO.

Students will attend short informative sessions prior to attending the rehearsal and will afterwards have the opportunity to speak with conductor Ben Northey and MSO musicians.

Resources and listening guides will available 2 weeks before the event.

Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series students attend for free. All other tickets are $9.

Key information

Ticket price: $9 / Free for VCES students
Duration: 9.30am–12:00pm*

*Please note that the exact duration of this rehearsal is subject to the conductor’s discretion on the day and therefore finishing times may vary.

Seven 1404X504

This event is proudly presented by Seven.

Stay tuned. Sign up.