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 →

REVIEW: Fauré Requiem (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

  Where? Concert Hall, QPAC When? April 7, 2018 Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Fauré Requiem on Saturday night, one of the company's two choral concerts for 2018, was spine-tingling beautiful, and included Gabriel Fauré’s famous piece as well as three works by Stravinsky, Britten, and Whitacre. The orchestra was joined onstage by The Australian Voices (directed... Continue Reading →

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