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Founded in 1945, Musica Viva is Australia's oldest independent professional performing arts organisation. Musica Viva 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’s International Concert Season is a season of seven national tours 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.

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2020 Season

Musica Viva celebrate their 75th anniversary with their 2020 International Concert Season! The exciting selection of local and international stars will feature world-class virtuosi including pianist Garrick Ohlsson, Baroque ensemble Les Talens Lyriques with soprano Siobhan Stagg, violinist Cho-Liang Lin with pianist Jon Kimura Parker, and a cappella group Chanticleer, plus many more.

2020 season subscriptions are available through Musica Viva's website. Single tickets are now on sale via City Recital Hall's Box Office and website. 

Les Talens Lyriques and Siobhan Stagg

Sat 7 November 2pm, Mon 16 November 7pm, 2020

To experience Christophe Rousset’s magnificent Baroque ensemble Les Talens Lyriques is to understand why French contains so many words like ‘élan’ and ‘panache’ – words which equally describe the stunning virtuosity of Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg, featured soloist in this program.


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