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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Ninth

July 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

$64 – $119

Xian Zhang, the first female conductor to hold a titled role with a BBC Orchestra, joins forces with the MSO and the MSO Chorus to present this program featuring Beethoven’s enduring symphonic masterpiece.

Zhao Jiping is one of China’s most active and internationally-regarded composers, whose film scores have twice earned him the coveted Golden Rooster Award for Best Music. His Violin Concerto No. 1 bathes us in soaring melodies and lush harmonies, played by illustrious violinist and MSO Artistic Ambassador Lu Siqing.

Beethoven’s truly epic final symphony features a huge orchestra, impressive singers in gorgeous gowns, an enormous choir producing a wall of sound, and the famous Ode to Joy in what has been described as the ‘symphony to end all symphonies’.

Thursday 30 Jun 7:30 PM; Friday 1 Jul 7:30 PM

Running Time 1 hour 55 minutes (inc. 1 x 20 minute interval)

Price range
Standard $69.00 – $119.00; Concession $64.00 – $114.00


July 1, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
$64 – $119
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Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
Melbourne, Australia + Google Map
1300 182 183