Brave New World

MSO Side-by-Side


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Benjamin Northey conductor
Masters students from Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and young talent from Melbourne Youth Orchestras.


Beethoven Leonora Overture No.3
May Lyon Ignition
Dvořák Symphony No.9

About the performance

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor in Residence Benjamin Northey join emerging talent from Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and Melbourne Youth Orchestras for a rich program including symphonic favourite Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 From the New World.

Running time

1 hour and 20 minutes, including a 20-minute interval.

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University of Melbourne Melbourne Youth Orchestras