5 Quick Questions with David Megarrity (Tyrone and Lesley in a Spot, Brisbane Festival)

David Megarrity is a Brisbane creative of many talents - theatre-maker, composer, musician, and writer, having won the Queensland Premier's Drama Award 2018-2019  for his play The Holidays which will premiere as part of Queensland Theatre's 2020 season. David is also one half of duo Tyrone and Lesley, and has written, composed for, and will... Continue Reading →

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Review: Latin American Gala (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra brought the music of Mexican and Brazilian composers to Brisbane audiences at their recent Latin American Gala, joined by virtuoso guitarist Yamandu Costa and his Brazilian seven-stringed classical guitar for a spectacular evening concert celebrating the power and passion of Latin American music. The first piece of the evening was Carlos Chávez’s... Continue Reading →

Queensland Symphony Orchestra Season 2020

Queensland Symphony Orchestra continues its mission to be an ‘Orchestra for Everyone’ throughout its 2020 season, which features grand concertos and Grammy nominees, world premieres, the celebration of Beethoven’s birthday, and a spotlight on QSO’s own musicians. “Queensland Symphony Orchestra is an Orchestra for Everyone, which means we want to be an orchestra for all... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Bard and Beyond (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Conductor Carlos Kalmar and soloist Arabella Steinbacher. Imagery provided by Kath Rose & Associates. Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Carlos Kalmar and with acclaimed guest violinist Arabella Steinbacher, presented an evening of works Shakespearean in their depth and scope with The Bard and Beyond, part of their Maestro series of concerts. The pre-concert talk with... Continue Reading →

Queensland Symphony Orchestra Season 2019 – Orchestra for Everyone

Queensland Symphony Orchestra has launched their 2019 season, promising ‘Orchestra for Everyone’ with a wide variety of performances for every age and stage. In their commitment to showcasing Australian artists and works, the exciting line-up includes six Australian conductors, thirteen Australian soloists, three Australian choirs, eight Australian composers, and ten Australian compositions, as well as... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Orchestra with Queensland Symphony Orchestra

  Calling all Queensland musicians! Queensland Symphony Orchestra provides an extraordinary opportunity for community instrumentalists from all over Queensland to attend a weekend workshop and performance program through their fourth annual A Day in The Orchestra. Over the weekend of 17-18 August, 2018, participants will rehearse side-by-side with the world-class musicians from QSO under the... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Much Ado (Shakespeare Plugged In)

  Image credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography. Shakespeare Plugged In transform the world’s first romantic comedy into a musical tour de force at Brisbane’s legendary live music venue, The Zoo. Shakespeare’s lyrical prose lends itself to musical interpretation, and Shakespeare Plugged In have taken it a step further, turning the world’s first romantic comedy into... Continue Reading →

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