2021 Season

ACO 2021

Join the ACO in Melbourne for a radiant hybrid season of live and digital performances. 

To our dear ACO family in Melbourne, we have missed you! We have admired your strength and commitment to the cause. We know it has not been easy and we cannot think of a better way to say thank you, than by extending our time in one of the great cities of the world. We are proud to say that from 2021 onwards, the ACO will be presenting more Melbourne performances than ever before, including a new series of Saturday night concerts at the Melbourne Recital Centre. It will be a Melbourne ACO Season to remember, and we hope you will join us back in the concert hall this May.

Richard Tognetti, ACO Artistic Director

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Saturday nights with the ACO

  • A new package for 2021
  • Three Saturday evening concerts from $204 (save up to 30%)

Subscriber Benefits

A full-season Subscription to the ACO comes with benefits in the concert hall, plus a host of special offers from our arts and corporate partners.



We offer free exchanges so you can swap your tickets for another concert in the season. 

The Best Price

Tickets up to 60% cheaper than attending single concerts.

The Best Seats

First pick of seats, and the option to renew them each year.

Split Payments

Pay for 50% now, and the balance in January 2021.

Live and Digital in 2021

In 2021 we’re presenting an ambitious season with more music than ever before: a radiant series of live performances alongside a digital subscription of cinematic and immersive concert films – ACO StudioCasts.

You may notice a reduction in the number of Melbourne tours as we recover from the past year and brace ourselves for the future. Despite these necessary reductions in 2021, we're delighted to present five programs of live music in Melbourne, with additional Saturday evening performances at Melbourne Recital Centre, from May to November 2021.

We invite you to explore the season below and encourage you to complement your live subscription with a digital subscription to ACO StudioCasts. You’ll see the Orchestra and experience the music in a completely new and immersive way. 

Season subscriptions, Flexi-subscriptions, single tickets and ACO StudioCasts subscriptions are now on sale. We hope you’ll join us for this new and exhilarating musical adventure.


ACO StudioCasts

ACO StudioCasts is a pioneering season of high quality, cinematic concert films.

Purchase an annual subscription for $229 to enjoy a full year of new ACO performances, or add to your live concert subscription for $149.

2021 Brochure

2021 Season Brochure

Browse a digital copy of our 2021 Season brochure.

Frequently asked questions

Not familiar with our subscriptions? Get the answer to frequently asked questions below, or email [email protected] if something still isn't clear.

Do I have to wear a mask to concerts?

Face masks are highly recommended in line with health advice from the Victoria state government. Please check our website for information before each performance where we will update our recommendation according to the latest health advice.

Am I eligible for a concession?

Concession-priced tickets are available to current holders of means-tested Australian pensions (Aged, Disability, Veteran’s Affairs, Supporting Parent).

I have a credit on my account. How can I use it?

You can use your existing credit towards any ACO purchase, including live performances and StudioCasts subscriptions. Credits can only be redeemed by emailing [email protected] or by calling our Box Office on 1800 444 444.

Will my credit expire?

Credit amounts generated from cancelled performances do not expire. We will continue to hold onto your credit until you decide what you would like to do.

Can I purchase accessible seating?

If you would like to book wheelchair or accessible seating spaces, please call the Box Office on 1800 444 444.

Can I purchase an ACO StudioCasts Subscription and a live performance Subscription?

Yes, you can purchase both a StudioCasts and live performance subscription, either online by clicking here or over the phone by calling the ACO Box Office on 1800 444 444.