“Australia’s biggest single-day classical music event (featuring) Melbourne’s
best-loved chamber musicians” – The Age

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3MBS Fine Music Melbourne dedicates the 2019 Dvořák Marathon to the memory of Dr Milan Kantor.

The award-winning annual Marathon event presented by 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne returns to Melbourne Recital Centre! The Dvořák Marathon brings Australia’s finest classical musicians together for an immersive all-day experience celebrating the works of Antonín Dvořák.

Across six concerts in a single day, the 3MBS Dvořák Marathon program curated by Chris Howlett, Artistic Director will present some of the best and lesser-known chamber music compositions including a vast collection of solo piano music. Highlight performances will include the Stabat Mater and Symphony No. 9.

This exciting event will feature performances by Royal Melbourne Philharmonic, members of the Australian Octet, Christian Li and Laurence Matheson, Orava Quartet, Stefan Cassomenos, Tristan Lee, Calvin Bowman, Elyane Laussade and many more.

Thanks to the support of The Besen Family Foundation, the Dvořák Marathon also includes a dedicated Youth Program held in the Primrose Potter Salon featuring From the New World – Introducing Dvořák (11.00am & 12.30pm) appropriate for children aged 5-12, and free afternoon masterclasses (2.00pm, 3.00pm & 4.00pm) for aspiring young musicians.



Use the promo code ‘3MBS25’ to receive our strictly limited offer of $25 tickets to single-concert events at the 3MBS Dvořák Marathon.

Purchase tickets through melbournerecital.com.au


Single Concerts Full Day Pass Half Day Pass
Standard  $34.00 Standard  $160.00 3 Concerts  $88.00
Concession  $25.00 Concession  $100.00
Family (4)  $70.00 Family (4)  $350.00
*Premium  $75.00 *Premium  $350.00


Children’s Program: From The New World

Child + Adult  $20.00 Additional Adult  $20.00 Family (4)  $34.00




  • Access to the exclusive VIP Bohemia Room following each concert where premium wines and delectable treats will be served as you mingle with the Dvořák Marathon performers.
  • Seating options in Circle or Stalls
  • Complimentary program


+Lunchboxes available for purchase: add $15 or $25 (not available for Premium)


3MBS would like to thank the following Dvořák Marathon Supporters:


$5,000+ From the New World

Lyndsey & Peter Hawkins

Amanda Reed

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$2,500+ Slavonic Rhapsody

The Board of Directors of 3MBS

Segue Financial Services


$1,000+ Furiant

Andrew & Bronwen Cavallo

David and Angela Li Family Trust

Adrian McEniery & Anne Frankenberg

Anne Neil

Alan & Shirley Richmond

Cherilyn Tillman & Tam Vu

Voi Williams


$500+ Dumky

3MBS Music Library & Friends

Eugene Antczak & Luisa Banks

Elise Callander

Joan Ikin

Kiera Stevens


$100+ Simrock

Sarah Barzel & David Zerman

John Cleghorn

Edward & Alison Davies

Elisabeth Giddy

Angela Glover

Edward Nichols

Susan Porter

John E Smith

David & Amy Zeplin

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