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MLIVE AT MONASH CLAYTON

The new home of performing arts. Created to bring performing arts to Melbourne’s diverse communities, the MLIVE program covers ideas, music, theatre and dance.

Music

Archie and Paul

ARCHIE ROACH WITH PAUL GRABOWSKY

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Archie Roach is one of Australia’s most treasured performers. For close to 30 years his recorded output has gifted the country with …

Dates & venue

Sun 26 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Archie and Paul

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Archie Roach is one of Australia’s most treasured performers. For close to 30 years his recorded output has gifted the country with …

Music
Music

Songs of Freedom

FEATURING THANDO, SOPHIE KOH, N’FA JONES AND MAMA ALTO

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Protest music has accompanied every period of progress over the last century. The power of the song has enabled the complex and …

Dates & venue

Fri 24 May 2019

Jazz Club

Songs of Freedom

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Protest music has accompanied every period of progress over the last century. The power of the song has enabled the complex and …

Music
Music

Wavelength II

OK EG

MLIVE WORKS IN PROGRESS COMMISSION Influenced by forms and sounds found in the natural world, OK EG’s latest audiovisual installation Wavelength II is a meditation on technology and nature. This …

Dates & venue

Sat 25 May 2019

Sound Gallery

Wavelength II

MLIVE WORKS IN PROGRESS COMMISSION Influenced by forms and sounds found in the natural world, OK EG’s latest audiovisual installation Wavelength II is a meditation on technology and nature. This …

Music
Progress

Key Changes

Cabaret

New music theatre about moving forwards (sometimes) and staying still (other times). Students of Monash University’s brand new music theatre minor respond to the provocation of ‘progress’ in a night …

Dates & venue

Sat 25 May 2019

Jazz Club

Key Changes

New music theatre about moving forwards (sometimes) and staying still (other times). Students of Monash University’s brand new music theatre minor respond to the provocation of ‘progress’ in a night …

Progress
Progress

Wheel of Bias

TALKING PROGRESS: A TALK SERIES

If human progress is the result of rational decisions in our long-term interest, we’d be pretty good at making them by now, right? Not so much. Decisions are hard, so …

Dates & venue

Fri 24 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Wheel of Bias

If human progress is the result of rational decisions in our long-term interest, we’d be pretty good at making them by now, right? Not so much. Decisions are hard, so …

Progress
Music

Tomoe Kawabata

Piano Recital

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – PIANO RECITAL SERIES Since moving to Australia in 2002, Tomoe Kawabata, an internationally sought-after recitalist, concert and chamber musician, has been doing …

Dates & venue

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Sound Gallery

Tomoe Kawabata

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – PIANO RECITAL SERIES Since moving to Australia in 2002, Tomoe Kawabata, an internationally sought-after recitalist, concert and chamber musician, has been doing …

Music
Music

Soweto Gospel Choir

Presented by Andrew Kay & Associates

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Soweto Gospel Choir is nothing short of an international treasure. While steadfastly true to their roots in the birthplace of …

Dates & venue

Tue 03 Sep 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Soweto Gospel Choir

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Soweto Gospel Choir is nothing short of an international treasure. While steadfastly true to their roots in the birthplace of …

Music
Family Fiesta

The Young King

Slingsby

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS A naive boy raised by goat herds is discovered to be heir to a kingdom. Suddenly he can have whatever pretty …

Dates & venue

Fri 05 Jul 2019

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sound Gallery

The Young King

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS A naive boy raised by goat herds is discovered to be heir to a kingdom. Suddenly he can have whatever pretty …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Sound of Drawing

POLYGLOT THEATRE | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Polyglot Theatre, an Australian leader in creating experimental and interactive theatre, presents Sound of Drawing, which promises to change the way …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre, Sound Gallery, Jazz Club

Sound of Drawing

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Polyglot Theatre, an Australian leader in creating experimental and interactive theatre, presents Sound of Drawing, which promises to change the way …

Family Fiesta
Classical Music

Symphonie Fantastique

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Musical enchantment from Mendelssohn’s ethereal music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream sets the scene for Saint-Saëns’ captivating Cello Concerto No. 1. …

Dates & venue

Fri 23 Aug 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Symphonie Fantastique

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Musical enchantment from Mendelssohn’s ethereal music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream sets the scene for Saint-Saëns’ captivating Cello Concerto No. 1. …

Classical Music
Theatre

My Brilliant Career

A new musical by Dean Bryant and Mathew Frank

Based on the legendary coming-of-age novel by Miles Franklin, the musical adaptation of My Brilliant Career takes us into the world of fiery misfit Sybylla as she wrestles against the …

Dates & venue

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Sat 19 Oct 2019

22nd - 25th Oct 2019

Alexander Theatre

My Brilliant Career

Based on the legendary coming-of-age novel by Miles Franklin, the musical adaptation of My Brilliant Career takes us into the world of fiery misfit Sybylla as she wrestles against the …

Theatre
Classical Music

Music Under Dictatorship

Monash Academy Orchestra

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Eivind Aadland is one of Scandinavia’s most respected conductors and his recordings of the complete orchestral works of Grieg are seen …

Dates & venue

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Music Under Dictatorship

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Eivind Aadland is one of Scandinavia’s most respected conductors and his recordings of the complete orchestral works of Grieg are seen …

Classical Music
Classical Music

Mozart 29

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Not interested in playing first or second fiddle, MSO Principal Viola Christopher Moore leads the band in this concert, which features …

Dates & venue

Fri 31 May 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Mozart 29

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Not interested in playing first or second fiddle, MSO Principal Viola Christopher Moore leads the band in this concert, which features …

Classical Music
Classical Music

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Ray Chen is Australia’s golden boy of the violin: winning hearts around the world with his incredible skill and charming stage presence. …

Dates & venue

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Ray Chen is Australia’s golden boy of the violin: winning hearts around the world with his incredible skill and charming stage presence. …

Classical Music
Dance and Movement

Lullaby

PANTA REI DANSETEATER

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Norway’s celebrated and imaginative dance company Panta Rei takes its name from the ancient Greek philosophy ‘everything flows’. When you encounter the group’s …

Dates & venue

Fri 06 Sep 2019

Alexander Theatre

Lullaby

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Norway’s celebrated and imaginative dance company Panta Rei takes its name from the ancient Greek philosophy ‘everything flows’. When you encounter the group’s …

Dance and Movement
Music

Luke Howard

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Luke Howard, like German composer Nils Frahm, writes and performs music that falls somewhere just outside classifications like …

Dates & venue

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Sound Gallery

Luke Howard

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Luke Howard, like German composer Nils Frahm, writes and performs music that falls somewhere just outside classifications like …

Music
Dance and Movement

I Wish Her Well

PANTA REI DANSETEATER

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Four women, a collection of stories, several hourglasses and a mirror. In their Australian debut, one of Norway’s most admired and skilful dance …

Dates & venue

Fri 06 Sep 2019

Alexander Theatre

I Wish Her Well

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Four women, a collection of stories, several hourglasses and a mirror. In their Australian debut, one of Norway’s most admired and skilful dance …

Dance and Movement
Family Fiesta

I See You Like This

JESSICA WILSON | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Jessica Wilson’s enchanting I See You Like This is a mobile photo studio in which children art direct a creative portrait …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre, Sound Gallery, Jazz Club

I See You Like This

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Jessica Wilson’s enchanting I See You Like This is a mobile photo studio in which children art direct a creative portrait …

Family Fiesta
Music

Elyane Laussade

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Described by the New York Times as ‘a pianist with dazzling power and an impeccable sense of style’, …

Dates & venue

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Sound Gallery

Elyane Laussade

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Described by the New York Times as ‘a pianist with dazzling power and an impeccable sense of style’, …

Music
Music

Chichester Psalms

Monash University Singers | Presented by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Chichester Psalms have proved to be one of Leonard Bernstein’s most enduring and best-loved works. Deliberately marrying Christian and Judaic …

Dates & venue

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Chichester Psalms

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Chichester Psalms have proved to be one of Leonard Bernstein’s most enduring and best-loved works. Deliberately marrying Christian and Judaic …

Music
MLIVE

Benjamin Martin

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Pianist and composer Benjamin Martin is as intelligent a musician as you’re ever likely to come across. In …

Dates & venue

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Sound Gallery

Benjamin Martin

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Pianist and composer Benjamin Martin is as intelligent a musician as you’re ever likely to come across. In …

MLIVE