An excellent festival with an exciting vision for the future.
An Austro-German program of two Classical works and two Romantic, long on youthful enthusiasm.
A program focused on death with glimmers of light and hope.
Sir Andrew Davis brings his trade-mark warmth of string tone and precision to the MSO's season opener with Stuart Skelton and Nelson Freire.
A traditional, well-programmed Christmas concert.
A first-rate combination of international talent performing a work of exquisite grace.
Opening night belonged to Australian soprano Helena Dix in the role of Queen Elizabeth I.
Life-affirming musicianship led by an esteemed British clarinettist and maestro.
A masterful seascape bookended by two youthful works.
A pleasing revival of a French operatic bijou that skilfully confronts eros with agape.
A high standard set at the beginning of a national tour.
Two mature works superbly realised by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.