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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: Chinese New Year

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

$70 – $125

Welcome the Year of the Dragon with soprano Cathy-Di Zhang and the MSO performing evocative selections by Qiufeng and Puccini, conducted by Xu Zhong.

After making an impressive Opera Australia debut conducting Don Giovanni in 2020, Xu Zhong returns to make his MSO debut conducting this program featuring Dvořák’s New World symphony – voted #1 in the ABC Classic 100!

Join us for one of 2024’s cultural highlights in a program that blends Chinese and Western masterworks to celebrate cross-cultural connections through music.

Li Spring Festival Overture
Qiufeng Pamir, How Beautiful My Home Town
Liu & Mao Dance of the Yao Tribes
Puccini Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Chengzong Yin, Wanghua Chu, Lihong Sheng and Zhuang Liu Yellow River Piano Concerto: 2nd movement (based on a composition by Xian Xinghai)
Dvořák Symphony No.9 From the New World

Saturday 17 February 2024; 7:30pm at Hamer Hall

Duration: approx. 1 hour and 45 minutes including interval

TICKETS: $125 – $70


February 17
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
$70 – $125
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Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
Melbourne, Australia + Google Map
1300 182 183