MSO: Beethoven 9, Circa and Cheetham


The epic struggle for peace and ultimate triumphant bliss of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is physically embodied by ten world-class circus artists from Circa, Australia’s premier contemporary circus, in the Season Opening Gala of Melbourne Sypmphony Orchestra. This revolutionary world-first staging of Beethoven 9 is performed alongside a world premiere by revered Australian composer Deborah Cheetham. Her work "Dutalla, star filled sky" has been created in response to Beethoven’s Ninth.

Additional Info

  • No: A175500270000
  • Composer: L.v. Beethoven, Deborah Cheetham
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Orchestra: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; MSO Chorus
  • Artists: Maija Kovaļevska, Jacqueline Dark, Paul O’Neill, Warwick Fyfe, Circa Contemporary Circus
  • Production year: 2020
  • Run time: 01:30:=0
  • Director: Choreography by Yaron Lifschitz
  • Producers: Bluedog Productions, distributed by Unitel
  • Format: 4K
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