What’s On: Eastern Promises, Alexandra Flood & Alex Raineri (Opera Queensland)

Imagery supplied Eastern Promises 17 September, 7:00pm & 18 September, 2:00pm Opera Queensland Studio, South Bank Hosted in the Opera Queensland Studio as part of their popular Studio Series, soprano Alexandra Flood and classical pianist Alex Raineri will explore the influence of middle and far eastern melody on the western classical music tradition in their new... Continue Reading →

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: 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: 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 →

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: 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 →

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