What’s On: Birds of Tokyo & Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Birds of Tokyo, in concert with Queensland Symphony Orchestra February 12 & 13 2021 QPAC Concert Hall To mark the release of contemporary Australian rock band Birds of Tokyo’s brand-new string-laden album, Human Design, two special concerts will be performed with Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are now on sale for these shows, part of a handful... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Band of Brothers @ Brisbane Powerhouse

Band of Brothers 20 February 2020 Brisbane Powerhouse Band of Brothers, an ensemble made up of two sets of talented siblings, the Grigoryan Brothers (4 ARIA Awards) and the Tawadros Brothers, with each duo having their own local and international careers, will be kicking off their tour on Thursday 20 February 2020, performing for one night only at Brisbane Powerhouse. Four internationally acclaimed musicians,... Continue Reading →

Review: Tchaikovsky and Beethoven (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra gave an impressive performance last Friday night with Tchaikovsky and Beethoven, delivering an outstanding concert despite a last-minute change of conductor and concert schedule. The pre-concert talk was delivered by QSO Marketing and Publications Coordinator Celia Casey, having recently completed her PhD in Musicology at the University of Queensland and who wrote... Continue Reading →

Review: Heavenly (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra kickstarted their 2019 season on February 16 with an evening of otherworldly music from Mozart and Mahler. In place of the pre-concert talk that occurs before most QSO Maestro concerts, Timothy Matthies hosted an in-conversation with Brisbane-based guest soprano Morgan England-Jones, who performed the solo role in Mahler’s fourth symphony later in... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Heavenly (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra will open their 2019 season with Heavenly on February 16, the first Maestro concert of the year and a continuation of Music Director Alondra de la Parra’s Mahler cycle, featuring soprano Morgan England-Jones and Artist in Residence Paul Lewis as a soloist. Following a spine-tingling performance of Mahler 3 in November to... Continue Reading →

Review: Karakorum (Australian Brandenburg Orchestra & La Camera delle Lacrime)

Photographed by Daniel Aimé   Karakorum brings together The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Brandenburg Choir, and French ensemble La Camera delle Lacrime, with narration by Australian acting legend David Wenham. This unique musical journey reimagined the music encountered by 13th century Flemish monk William of Rubruck, an ordinary man who undertook an extraordinary journey from Constantinople to the... Continue Reading →

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