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Founded in 1945, Musica Viva Australia is Australia's oldest independent professional performing arts organisation. Musica Viva Australia stands for the transformative power of live music and for the unique creative force that is unleashed through a life-long engagement with music. Musica Viva Australia’s Concert Season consists of seven national tour featuring the world’s best international chamber musicians, presented in Australia’s major cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth and in Sydney at City Recital Hall.


2022 Season

2022 season subscriptions are available through the Musica Viva Australia website. 

Single Tickets on sale Tuesday 11 January.

Karin Schaupp & Flinders Quartet

Monday 7 and Saturday 12 March

Classical guitarist Karin Schaupp and her friends the Flinders Quartet play memorable music to stir your soul including an elegy, a fantasy and a fandango for Musica Viva Australia.


Van Diemen's Band

Saturday 30 April and Monday 9 May

Australia's finest early music specialists invite you to experience the beautiful melding of cultures in Europe’s historical borderlands for Musica Viva Australia.


Paul Grabowsky & Andrea Lam

Saturday 18 and Monday 20 June

Pianist Andrea Lam performs Bach’s miraculous Goldberg Variations, before Paul Grabowsky plays his own jazz-inflected interpretation of this eternal theme on their national tour with Musica Viva Australia.


A Winter’s Journey

Saturday 23 and Monday 25 July

Tenor Allan Clayton and pianist Kate Golla perform Schubert’s immortal songs of love and loss, newly reinterpreted for Australia through Lindy Hume’s direction and Fred Williams’ wondrous landscape paintings.


Z.E.N. Trio

Saturday 20 and Monday 22 August

Fiery passion, heart-wrenching emotion: three intensely expressive musicians come together for a rare and unforgettable performance for Musica Viva Australia.


Avi Avital & Giovanni Sollima

Monday 26 September and Saturday 8 October

Take an intriguing musical journey around the Mediterranean, with a brilliant mandolinist and a spectacular cellist as your guides.


Signum Saxophone Quartet & Kristian Winther

Saturday 19 and Monday 21 November

Europe’s favourite saxophone quartet make their Australian debut, joining violinist Kristian Winther for a ripper program including a brand-new arrangement of Kurt Weill’s daredevil violin concerto.