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31 Sturt St, Southbank, 3006


  • Wheelchair, walker and scooter accessible
  • Hearing loop available
  • Service animals allowed

One of Australia’s most acclaimed venues for music, Melbourne Recital Centre plays host to Melbourne Symphony Orchestra programs designed to benefit from the superb qualities of this beautiful space. The unique design of Elisabeth Murdoch Hall is intimate, with rich plywood timber panels of Australian plantation Hoop Pine lining the interior and compressed bamboo providing the flooring. The traditional shoe-box shape, inspired by Europe’s best recital halls, means the 1000-seat hall is a finely crafted instrument in itself.

The Melbourne Recital Centre Box Office opens for ticket collection from 5pm, or two hours prior to all performances.

Staying safe

The MSO requests all ticket holders follow the Victorian Government’s “How to stay safe & well” advice:

  • Stay home if you have any COVID-19 symptoms
  • Wash your hands
  • Keep your distance – stay 1.5 metres away from people you don’t live with where possible
  • Wear a face mask

To view Melbourne Recital Centre COVID safety information and conditions of entry please click here.

Getting to the Melbourne Recital Centre

There are limited individual car parks along Sturt St and the surrounding streets, including accessible parking. Other car parks in the area include the Arts Centre Melbourne car park and the Australian Ballet Centre car park.

Flinders Street train station is the closest station to Melbourne Recital Centre, approximately 10 minutes’ walk away. For timetable information and trip planning visit PTV.

The nearest tram stop is Stop 17 (Sturt St/Southbank Blvd ). This stop is serviced by tram route 1.

Alternatively Melbourne Recital Centre is a short walk, around 200 metres, down Southbank Blvd from Stop 14 on St Kilda Rd. This stop is serviced by routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72.

For timetable information and trip planning visit PTV or Yarra Trams.


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