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Saturday 01 June 2024

10:30am at Hamer Hall

About this performance

A story of hope, freedom and family love.

Join the MSO as they bring the beautiful picture book The Peasant Prince to life. Based on his best-selling memoir Mao’s Last Dancer, this work narrates with words and music the inspiring story of Li Cunxin’s childhood and follows his subsequent journey to become one of the world’s greatest ballet dancers.

Katy Abbott, MSO Composer in Residence, will explore the themes of her work with illuminating demonstrations with the orchestra.

Image credit: Anne Spudvilas


Katy Abbott* The Peasant Prince

*MSO Composer in Residence


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Ingrid Martin conductor
Katy Abbott

Duration: approx. 50 minutes, no interval

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Relaxed performance at 12.30pm

We also offer a sensory-friendly version of this performance for music lovers that would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

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