Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Melbourne International Jazz Festival announces A Celebration of Ella and Louis

December 2, 2016

Paying homage to the musical partnership between iconic artists Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, A Celebration of Ella and Louis  will open the Melbourne International Jazz Festival in early June. Grammy Award winning vocalist Patti Austin and renowned Australian jazz musician James Morrison will join forces with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to perform hits from […]

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Live Review: Missy Higgins and The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra + Ben Abraham – The Plenary, Melbourne (27.11.16)

November 29, 2016

There are only a few truly perfect pairings in life. A glass of red and a handsome man. Avocado and Vegemite. Taylor Swift and a red lip… And now I’m happy to say I’ve witnessed another; Missy Higgins and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. For all of her accolades, I’ve often thought of Missy Higgins as […]

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Review: David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (17.10.16)

October 19, 2016

“We’re all here because we love David,” – this sentiment noted by Tim Rogers, was the feeling that prevailed throughout the night, as Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performed ‘David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed’ inside the spectacular walls of Hamer Hall. It’s no easy feat to attempt to encapsulate the bewildering scope of David Bowie‘s musical contributions […]

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Flume’s Skin takes a hat-trick of ARIA Awards at official event in Sydney today!

October 5, 2016

At the official ARIA Award nominations event in Sydney today (still underway), Flume‘s 2016 album Skin has cleaned up, taking away three awards for Best Cover Art, Best Engineer and Producer of the Year. “We’re making incredible music here and everyone should be very proud of that.” engineer Eric J Dubowsky said, accepting his award for his work on the […]

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Bowie tribute, Paul Kelly, Lisa Gerrard & more on Melbourne Festival music line up!

August 3, 2016

The Contemporary Music program of this year’s Melbourne Festival has been unveiled – another exciting and diverse range of shows pulled together to whet the appetites of music fans this October. Among the headline performances is a special tribute to David Bowie in David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed, featuring iOTA, Tim Rogers, Steve Kilbey, Adalita and Deborah Conway, backed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. […]

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Hitchcock & Hermann – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Melbourne Arts Centre 06/02/16

February 9, 2016

Music and cinema go hand in hand, however do we truly appreciate the power of music in film, and the ability it has to heighten the viewers emotions? We hear foreboding music and we feel fear, a slow forlorn piece concocts sadness, and an upbeat melody ensures elation. Music and film are beautiful in their […]

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Flight Facilities & the MSO gig to be streamed at Federation Square tomorrow night!

October 16, 2015

Arguably one of Flight Facilities‘ biggest shows to date will be going down at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne tomorrow evening as part of the 2015 Melbourne Festival. Presenting their acclaimed Down to Earth album for a sold out crowd on Saturday night, the duo will be backed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and featuring more […]

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