2020 season overview

As 2019 draws to a close, there are some tantalising hints about what we can expect for the 2020 season.

2020 season overview

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Across the board, AMPAG members have devised compelling programs featuring thrilling new works, returns of sell-out hits, classics revisited, inspirational collaborations, awe-inspiring talent of international and local masters of the stage, as well as the dawning of bright new stars. 2020 promises to be an unforgettable year of richness and wonder. Sit back, pour yourself a glass of wine and explore what’s on offer via the links below.


Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Breathtaking masterpieces, spine-tingling movies, thrilling soloists and unique collaborations, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s 2020 Season invites you to ‘create a space for music’.
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Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

The 2020 season zooms in on the illustrious European musical giants through an in-depth exploration of the creative genius of J.S. Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi, Rameau and the Ottomans to the East. 
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Australian Chamber Orchestra

In 2020 the ACO celebrates Richard Tognetti’s 30th year as Artistic Director with a commissioned a series of 3D-animated films inspired by the musicians of the ACO and the music in the Season.
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Bangarra

To be announced 7 November 2019.
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Bell Shakespeare

Join Bell in 2020 for a year of mirth and melancholy as they explore stories of identity and celebrate their 30th anniversary.
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Belvoir

What's happening to our country? To our planet? Why are women still shut out? How do we maintain the rage? How do you love when you're angry or scared or desperate? How do we learn to live together better? What are we missing, what aren't we seeing? What more is possible? These are some of the questions that drive the artists and stories in Belvoir's 2020 season.
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Black Swan State Theatre Company 

The State Theatre Company of WA is for all West Australians. Black Swan State Theatre Company brings you the best artists from WA and around the country to tell stories that will delight, surprise and catalyse conversations. Stories that reflect who we are, where we are and the times that we live in. That’s why the 2020 season is a grand and exciting collection of ‘Stories from Here’.
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Circus Oz

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Malthouse Theatre

A forging of all that Malthouse believes in: new voices asking urgent questions, classic stories reinvented and international collaborations alongside hyperlocal legends.
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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents an astounding Season 2020 with superstars and sensational scores, symphonic masters and a year-long Beethoven celebration, honouring the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
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Melbourne Theatre Company 

Celebrating theatre's power to see the world differently, MTC draws on Australia's best and brightest to ignite our imaginations, challenge our preconceptions, and take us to other worlds. From backstreets of Berlin, to the backroads of regional Victoria- these stories will bring you to your feet, have you rolling in the aisles and help you see the world with fresh eyes in 2020.
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Musica Viva

2020 promises to be a momentous year for Musica Viva Australia, marking the company’s 75th anniversary and its final season shaped by Artistic Director Carl Vine AO.
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Opera Australia

The combination of brilliant 21st-century design and production together with phenomenal singing means that at every performance you'll experience one of the great operatic evenings pf your life. This includes the second in OA's trilogy, a landmark production of Gaetano Donizetti's Tudor Queens, Roberto Devereux.
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Opera Queensland 
A new Australian opera cabaret, a great Australian musical, a story of profound love and a visually dazzling classic are the centrepiece of Opera Queensland’s Season 2020.
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Orchestra Victoria

Season to be announced
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Queensland Ballet 
Celebrating 60 years. This year’s program is both a celebration of our past and a glimpse into our future. It begins with the company's 60th Anniversary Gala to honour the work and contributions of all of QB’s Artistic Directors since 1960 and includes the presenting a season by Shanghai Ballet, exclusive to Brisbane. 
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Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Queensland Symphony Orchestra unveils a glorious 2020 season featuring grand concertos and Grammy nominees, world premieres, the celebration of Beethoven’s birthday and the spotlight on its own musicians.
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Queensland Theatre

Queensland Theatre marks its half-century by becoming the national home of new stories and staging the theatrical event of the year.
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State Opera South Australia

A series of operatic masterpieces, vibrant new productions and a one-night-only open-air spectacular feature in State Opera South Australia’s 2020 season.
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State Theatre Company South Australia

So, shall we have some fun together? Shall we lift the curtain, open the door, enter into worlds strange, familiar or new? Shall we get set for some of the greatest times that we will ever have in a theatre? Sound good? Well, come on in. 

State Theatre Company South Australia has announced its 2020 season – Mitchell Butel's first as Artistic Director.
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Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company’s 2020 Annual Program explores the thrill of boundary-pushing
dynamic movement and presents unmissable collaborations with international powerhouses.
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s 2020 Season features landmark works and audience favourites, and welcomes luminary conductors and international soloists.
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Sydney Theatre Company 

Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams unveiled the STC 2020 season – a year brimming with fantastic writing, electric performances and beautiful designs.
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Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra's 2020 season is the first under incoming Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Eivind Aadland.
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The Australian Ballet 
 

In 2020, the Australian ballet embraces its own transformation, standing at the glorious era, and look toward a bright future. Celebrating two decades with Artistic Director David McAllister; the artistry and athleticism of the dancers; the ingenuity and creativity of all the many collaborators.
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Victorian Opera

Victorian Opera reveals its largest and most eclectic year yet with its Season 2020. From Richard Strauss to The Who, Victorian Opera appeals to broad musical tastes in a season featuring revered musicians including conductor Simone Young, German soprano Marlis Petersen – Berlin Philharmonic’s current Artist-in-Residence – and singer Katie Noonan.
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West Australian Ballet

Through the integral mix of tradition and diversity, WAB will present five new works and as well as stage some of their much-loved works. WAB has also announced the establishment of a fifth mainstage in Perth with the Keith Ledger theatre Centre fo WA becoming home to a new contemporary season which will debut in June.
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West Australian Opera

West Australian Opera invite you to join us for a year of heavenly voices, powerful stories and moments of magic.
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West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Provocative, heroic, revolutionary – Ludwig van Beethoven has towered over all others for two centuries. On the 250th anniversary of his birth, WASO perform this groundbreaking composer’s greatest works and celebrate his legacy with the maestros and mavericks who followed him.
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