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All tickets $9


Thursday 12 August 2021

1:00pm at Hamer Hall Sold out

Friday 13 August 2021

10:00am at Hamer Hall

Important performance update

The performance on 12 August at 10am has been cancelled, and the performance start time on 12 August has been changed from 12:30pm to 1pm. The MSO Box Office is contacting affected schools.


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Ingrid Martin conductor
Karen Kyriakou presenter


Beethoven Symphony No.5 (Resources will be available by the beginning of Term 3.)

About this performance

Join Karen Kyriakou and the musicians of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as they investigate music’s most famous four notes and beyond!

Beethoven’s 5th Symphony is one of his most recognised and well-loved works, characterised by its unforgettable opening. Throughout this highly interactive concert, students will explore Beethoven’s incredible work through active participation and listening whilst discovering the sights and sounds of the orchestra.

While school excursions are not currently allowed due to COVID restrictions, we anticipate they will be permitted by August. Book now with the confidence that, should restrictions be in place, bookings are fully refundable.

Key information

Ticket price: $9
Duration: 50 minutes

  • Final attendee numbers and payment are due one week prior to the performance
  • Bookings are fully refundable if your group is unable to attend or the performance is cancelled due to COVID restrictions
Prime News

This performance is proudly presented by Seven.

Crown Packer Combined

MSO Schools Concerts are generously supported by Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation.

COVIDSafe information

Arts Centre Melbourne venues will operate under any COVID-19 guidelines in place at the time of this event, which may include mandatory wearing of masks. Please review the COVIDSafe guidelines in the pre-concert email which will be sent a few days prior to this event.

Important venue information (subject to change):

  • QR code registration via a mobile device is required on arrival. We encourage you to download the Service Victoria app prior to your visit to ensure a faster check-in time.
  • Personal water bottles will be permitted inside and filtered tap water will be available for self-service at the foyer bars
  • No Cloak Room
  • No Box Office sales or transactions, only available for trouble shooting or ticket collection

Orchestra safety on stage
The safety of our musicians, staff and audience remain the highest priority as we return to the post-COVID concert hall. In conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria and Arts Centre Melbourne, the MSO has begun rapid-result, asymptomatic testing for all members of the Orchestra and on-stage production staff. As such, you may notice that our musicians are not wearing masks while performing, and that they may be spaced more closely together than previously.

Stay tuned. Sign up.