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Friday 9 August 2024 – SOLD OUT
10:30am at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne

Friday 9 August 2024 – SOLD OUT
12:30pm at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne

Ticket price: $9
Our low ticket price is thanks to the support of an anonymous donor.

approx. 50 minutes

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About this performance

The MSO presents Peter and the Wolf, a classic introduction for the young and young at heart. To set the scene, Cossom’s The Bird’s Voice first introduces the audience to the sights and sounds of a symphony orchestra with a musical tour of the instruments.

The irreverent story of Peter and his menagerie of animals has resonated deeply with generations of children, and this special MSO production has been developed to bring the imaginative world of music alive for young audiences, with the addition of puppets.

It might be a wolf eat duck world out there, but this production of Prokofiev’s story shows us that with enough help from their friends, a boy and a bird can work together to catch a wolf and save the day.


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Carlo Antonioli* conductor
Dr Richard Vaudrey


Rob Cossom The Bird's Voice
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

*Please note: Aaron Wyatt is unable to conduct these performances as originally scheduled.

Learning resources

Explore this suite of activities and learning experiences suitable for the classroom before or after attending this performance.

This resource was created by James Le Fevre, Head of Music at VCASS.

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MSO Schools partner Crown Packer combined 1200

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