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Posted on 28 February 2017 under News

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The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is breaking new ground with Pixar in Concert.

On Saturday April 8, the MSO will become the first orchestra in Australia to present a concert in a “relaxed and autism friendly” format.

Pixar in Concert is a compilation of Pixar favourites showing on the big screen with the orchestra on the stage in front playing the score.

VIDEO: A taste of Pixar in Concert magic:

From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and Up, Pixar has given us some of the most loved characters in cinematic history.

In a special school holiday event the MSO will presents all your favourite animated moments like you’ve never heard, or seen, them before: live in concert.

It’s a visually stunning, high-definition, multi-media family show featuring montages of memorable clips from Pixar’s biggest hits including CarsFinding NemoWall-ERatatouilleA Bug’s LifeMonsters Inc. and Brave.

The performance will take place in Hamer Hall, a safe and relaxed environment with various elements adapted to reduce anxiety and discomfort.

As a concert-goer, you can expect:

  • Online pre-concert resources
  • A relaxed attitude to noise and movement during the concert
  • Lights to stay on during the concert
  • Chill-out break areas
  • General admission seating with reduced capacity

For more information go to  or call 9929 9600.