Ngaiire to perform with the MSO for one night only next year

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Ngaiire to perform with the MSO for one night only next year

Ngaiire MSO
Photo: Prudence Upton & Sydney Opera House

Combining her dazzling R&B sounds with a soaring full orchestra, Ngaiire and the MSO are teaming up for one unforgettable performance.

Ngaiire and the MSO are combining forces on March 18 at Hamer Hall for an all-out concert. A performance that was originally commissioned by the Sydney Opera House and the SSO for the Opera House’s 50th Anniversary, this incredible performance draws upon her latest album, the critically-acclaimed 3, as well as the hits from her career.

Ngaiire x MSO

  • ARIA-nominated First Nations neo-soul singer Ngaiire is performing with the MSO next year
  • The MSO will be led by conductor Nicholas Buc
  • It takes place for one night only – on March 18 at Hamer Hall

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Known for her stellar vocal force, boisterous costuming, and big brave pop sounds, Ngaiire fuses electronic neo-soul, gospel and R&B. Her innovative approach to music making as garnered her four ARIA nominations, four National Live Music Awards, three FBi Radio SMAC Awards and the inaugural Australian Women in Music Award for Artistic Excellence.


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Drawing on her experiences as a First Nations woman hailing from the Eastern Highlands and New Ireland provinces of Papua New Guinea, Ngaiire has a career that crosses genre and art form. Her work has seen her grace the stages of Glastonbury and Splendour in the Grass, as well as national tours alongside Flume, Sufjan Stevens, and Alicia Keys.

Tickets for the performance on March 18 go on sale on Wednesday, December 14. Grab them when they go on sale by heading here.