Review: Pictures at an Exhibition: Musical Vignettes (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Northey. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra transported its audience from concert hall to art gallery with Pictures at an Exhibition: Musical Vignettes, conducted by Benjamin Northey. In addition to the titular work by Modest Mussorgsky, the Maestro concert also included Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Overture from May Night and... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Are You Lonesome Tonight (Opera Queensland)

Are You Lonesome Tonight Opera Queensland Regional Tour 4 May – 25 June Regional locations (see full list below) Opera Queensland has partnered with Beef Australia to premiere its genre-crossing new production, Are You  Lonesome Tonight, in almost 30 regional and remote Queensland communities through May and June. The seven-week season traverses more than 7000km, making it the... Continue Reading →

What’s On: MELT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture

Brisbane Powerhouse MELT Festival Beauty Pageant, Friday, June 28, 2019. Picture: Renae Droop/RDW Photography. MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture 20–30 May 2021 Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm From solidarity through storytelling to confetti-covered cabaret, MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture has torn the wrapping off a spectacular program of events and performances for... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Paniyiri Greek Festival

Paniyiri Greek Festival 22-23 May 2021 Online and at The Greek Club, South Brisbane In 2021 the 45th Paniyiri Greek Festival will be celebrated over the weekend of May 22 and 23 within The Greek Club precinct and online, a program combining real, virtual, and livestreamed experiences that will deliver the essence of Queensland’s favourite cultural... Continue Reading →

Launch of the Australian Vocal Ensemble (AVÉ)

Australian Vocal Ensemble (L-R) David Greco, Katie Noonan, Fiona Campbell, and Andrew Goodwin. Image supplied. On Saturday evening we attended the launch of new acapella quartet the Australian Vocal Ensemble (AVÉ) at the Queensland Conservatorium theatre - a gorgeous 80-minute concert including the world premiere of an array of new works inspired by the poetry... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Northshore Adventure Day

Northshore Adventure Day 16 April 2021, 11:00am - 4:00pm Riverlife, Naval Stores, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Kangaroo Point The action-packed Northshore Adventure Pass unlocks a full day of outdoor adventure activities at Riverlife Brisbane for kids aged 8-16. Rotating through kayaking, rollerblading, outdoor laser tag and one mystery activity, the day will be full to the... Continue Reading →

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