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Individual tickets available from 24 October

One Reserve

All tickets $25


Available now as part of a Classic Kids Subscription


Saturday 19 August 2023

12:00pm at Hamer Hall


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Carlo Antonioli conductor
Richard Vaudrey presenter


Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

About this performance

Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is a work especially designed to support a young music lover's understanding of orchestral music.

Join much-loved presenter Richard Vaudrey as he humorously moves from instrument to instrument, demonstrating the various tone colours that make up the MSO.

This relaxed, sensory-friendly performance is specifically designed for audience members with autism, a disability or sensory sensitivity.

Duration: approx. 50 minutes, no interval

Relaxed concert information

This performance will take place in Hamer Hall, a safe and relaxed environment with elements adapted to reduce anxiety and discomfort. As a concertgoer, you can expect:

  • A downloadable visual story emailed to ticket holders ahead of the concert
  • A relaxed attitude to noise and movement during the concert
  • Lights to stay on during the concert
  • Open doors and chill-out break areas
  • General admission seating with space for freedom of movement
  • Friendly, trained staff

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