2018 Sidney Myer Free Concerts

Wednesday 7 February at 7:30pm

Saturday 10 February at 7:30pm

Wednesday 14 February at 7:30pm


The Sidney Myer Free Concerts are the perfect soundtrack to summer in the city at one of Melbourne’s most iconic outdoor venues.

Admission: FREE
Gates open: 4.30pm. Entry is on a first in, best-dressed basis (for all concerts)
Performance begins: 7.30pm (for all concerts)

Terms and Conditions of entry are available here.

Romance and Classics

Wednesday 7 February

Antony Hermus conductor
Sophie Rowell violin

Wagenaar Overture Cyrano de Bergerac
Bruch Violin Concerto No.1
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4

Hot Summer Night!

Saturday 10 February

Antony Hermus conductor
Luciana Mancini mezzo-soprano

Ravel Alborada del gracioso
Falla El Amor Brujo
Marquez Danzon No.2
Berio Folksongs
Ravel Boléro

This event features a pre-concert curtain-raiser from Melbourne Youth Orchestra conducted by Brett Kelly and featuring Shostakovich’s Festive Overture and Gadfly Suite.

From MSO, with Love

Wednesday 14 February

Benjamin Northey conductor
Natalie Aroyan soprano
Rosario La Spina tenor

R. Strauss Don Juan
Puccini Tosca: Mario! Mario! Mario!
Martucci Notturno
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Puccini Preludio Sinfonico
Puccini La Bohème: Finale Act 1


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The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents the Sidney Myer Free Concerts in association with the University of Melbourne

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