‘Concert of Friendship’ – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra perform at Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta

In August 2017, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra continued their partnership with the Yogyakarta Special Region by performing in front of the ancient, World Heritage-listed Prambanan Temple. Yogya director Dery Prananda goes behind the scenes to capture the preparations, speak to the performers, and bring us the stunning sights and sounds of the ‘Concert of Friendship’.

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra members perform with Indonesian musicians for the Sultan of Yogyakarta

In October 2016 the Australia-Indonesia Centre facilitated a 5-day Music Camp conducted by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for 40 talented Indonesian music students in Yogyakarta. The Music Camp was hosted by the Yogyakarta Government with support from Creative Victoria. It was delivered following a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Australia-Indonesia Centre and the Yogyakarta […]

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra shows leadership in Indonesia

The internationally acclaimed Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has taken a significant step towards performing at an historic 9th century temple in Indonesia, in what would be one of the most exciting cultural moments in the Australia-Indonesia relationship. The plan is part of an agreement signed in Yogyakarta today between the Yogyakarta Special Region and the […]