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MISF Festival Concerts at Deakin Edge Theatre

The School of Hard Knocks and the 2017 Melbourne International Singers Festival present 3 fabulous concerts at Deakin Edge Theatre over the Queen's Birthday weekend


Friday 9th June at 7pm

7pm INTUITIVE Australian Book Launch Premiere.

Written by Amazon's No 1 Best Selling Author, Craigh Wilson

7.45pm Interval

8.15pm ACQUIRED TASTE World Premiere....a comedic look at community choirs - of choral proportions.

Written and directed by Andy Payne featuring THECHO!R conducted by Musical Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM 


Saturday 10th June at 8pm

TOBIAS & THE ANGEL Australian Premiere by Jonathon Dove.

Conducted by Patrick Burns featuring XL Arts and the School of Hard Knocks AE massed choir


Monday 12th June at 2.30pm

BEST of BRITISH conducted by Special Guest Conductor Simon Kenway

featuring Footscray-Yarraville City Band conducted by Phillipa Edwards,  the 300 voice Massed Festival Choir and individual choirs including THECHO!R, Divine Divas of Sunbury, Musica (Brisbane), Men Aloud!, Voices of Casey, Latrobe Valley Community Choir, Western Health Singers plus more!.



Single ticket   Adult $25 / Concession $20         3 Concert Ticket     Adult $65 / Concession $50 


NB: Intuitive’ book launch and ‘Acquired Taste’ performance that takes place immediately after at 8.15pm on June 9 are totally unrelated events. Purchasing a ticket allows access to one or both events, and attendance is at the choice of the consumer. The views, comments and content of presenters, musicians and composers in materials, workshops and events presented during the Melbourne International Singers Festival are not those of the School of Hard Knocks.



Deakin Edge Theatre
Federation Square, cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Contact Details

Festival Manager: Jan Hamilton
P: 0419 337 283