The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has announced a mighty 2017 season filled with extraordinary choral delights, dreamy orchestral nights, superstar music sensations and stories of romantic temptations!
The new season will see 38 international guest artists performing in Melbourne with the MSO. Twelve of these artists will be visiting Australia for the first time and 21 of them will be visiting Melbourne for the very first time.
Highlighting the best in Australian music, the MSO welcomes Composer in Residence Elena Kats-Chernin. 2017 will see six of the composer’s works performed throughout the year including two world premieres. The Australian String Quartet will join the MSO as Ensemble in Residence.
The MSO will perform 18 Australian works including nine world premieres of Australian works, five Australian premieres of international works, nine commissions/co-commissions, and three major recordings. 33 Australian artists will be presented across the season.
2017 subscriptions are now available at the MSO website.