Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2024

With five mainstage performances leading audiences down pathways varied and vivid, the Darwin Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has launched its 2024 season. And for the first time ever, DSO has also established a Composer in Residence role.

Darwin Symphony Orchestra

Darwin Symphony Orchestra. Photo © Tim Nicol

“2024 is packed with incredible music of all kinds, and we can’t wait to share it all with our audiences. From amazing new collaborations and compositions to hits from the biggest icons of pop, and much-loved symphonies by Mozart and Rachmaninov, there is something for everyone on this program,” said Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Jonathan Tooby.

NT-based composer Netanela Mizrahi is the inaugural recipient of the Composer in Residence role. Between 2024–25, she will write new works for the DSO and collaborate with local artists. Her first work is to premiere in August 2024.

“After 20 years of growing alongside DSO, it is an honour to be appointed their composer in residence. To reside with these courageous...