Mid-Season Gala

Sir Andrew Davis | Anne-Sophie Mutter



Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter violin, Soloist in Residence
Stacey Alleaume soprano
Jeremy Kleeman bass-baritone


Stravinsky Le baiser de la fée: Divertimento
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Williams Markings
Nielsen Symphony No.3 Sinfonia Espansiva

About the performance

Experience the colour and drama of this extraordinary program for the MSO’s Mid-Season Gala featuring superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter in her first ever Melbourne performance.

Take in the luxurious warmth, power and drive of the MSO as they perform this glamorous one-night-only event with one of the world’s greatest soloist, all under the incredible guidance of Chief Conductor Sir Andrew Davis.

Perfect performance for

Someone who wants to experience the incredible talent of an internationally recognised violin sensation, and treat themselves to an unforgettable evening of music.

Why it’s a must-see

‘Within the enormous versatility of the MSO, the Russian repertoire feels like a spiritual home to me. It’s such a thrill to be part of the colour and drama of this music, luxuriating in the warmth the power and the drive of the sound we make. The perfect match of a legendary soloists, with what is probably the most exciting violin concerto ever written, will be thrilling.’ Nicholas Bochner, Assistant Principal Cello.

Pre-concert talk

Join musicologist Madeline Roycroft for a pre-concert conversation inside Hamer Hall from 6.15pm.

Running Time

2 hours, including a 20-minute interval

Anne-Sophie Mutter supported by Mr Marc Besen AC and Mrs Eva Besen AO

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