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$35 Adult / $30 Concession

$5 transaction fee / order


Monday 17 October 2022

6:30pm at Melbourne Recital Centre


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Carlo Antonioli conductor
Nicholas Bochner presenter


Beethoven Symphony No.5 (excerpts)

About this performance

It’s fate! The most famous four notes in musical history are back mainstage with presenter Nicholas Bochner in this guided tour of Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony.

The drama, the passion, that rhythm! Whether this is your first time hearing this music or it is an old and beloved friend, through Ears Wide Open you will discover a whole new world in sound.

Duration: approx. 60 minutes, no interval

Experience Beethoven's Fifth in full

Experience the grandeur of Ludwig van Beethoven at the height of his powers, alongside the Australian premiere of a bold new work by Brett Dean – inspired by Beethoven’s own piano concertos.

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Ears Wide Open is proudly presented by TarraWarra Estate

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Ears Wide Open is supported by City of Melbourne

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Ears Wide Open is supported by Crown Resorts and Packer Family Foundations

COVIDSafe Information

The MSO and the venues in which we perform will operate under government health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the event. Entry to this event will require ticket holders to comply with the venue's conditions of entry, including all relevant COVID-19 protocols, which may include providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination or valid medical exemption. Up-to-date information will be included in the pre-concert email sent to attendees a few days prior to the performance.

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