Review: Heroes and Revolutionaries (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Jonathan Stockhammer conducts Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s first Music on Sundays concert of 2022 was an engaging and energetic performance featuring a wide selection of classical pieces. Led by guest conductor Jonathan Stockhammer and hosted by Guy Noble, Heroes and Revolutionaries drew together works of fictional heroes - Robin... Continue Reading →

Review: Mozart’s Clarinet (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Section Principal Clarinet play Mozart's clarinet concerto, conducted by Johannes Fritzsch. Photographed by Sam Muller. Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Mozart’s Clarinet Maestro concert brought together an interesting and varied program including a short work from an Australian composer, the titular clarinet concerto, and Bohuslav Martinů’s rollercoaster of a first symphony. Queensland Symphony... Continue Reading →

Review: Soaring Heights (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Johannes Fritzsch conducts the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Just one week after opening and celebrating their 75th year with the striking QSO Favourites concert on February 12, Queensland Symphony Orchestra returned to the Concert Hall to present Soaring Heights, their first Maestro concert for 2022. Bringing one hundred musicians to the stage,... Continue Reading →

Review: QSO Favourites (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Johannes Fritzsch. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra opened their 2022 season and began the celebration of their 75th birthday this year with QSO Favourites on February 12 - a warm, varied, and conversational concert featuring a series of shorter pieces requested by fans and musicians of the orchestra.... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Symphonic Santa (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Image supplied Symphonic Santa 9:30am, 11am, and 1:30pm, 11 December 2021 Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studio, South Brisbane Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s family Christmas concerts are back, full of cheeky mischief, much merriment and, of course, marvellous music. Written, composed, and arranged by the Orchestra’s Craig Allister Young, Symphonic Santa tells the story of Sneezy the Reindeer and... Continue Reading →

Review: Beethoven and Sibelius (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Grace Clifford plays Sibelius’ violin concerto with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Briger. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra delivered an invigorating concert with Beethoven and Sibelius, conducted by Alexander Briger AO and featuring violinist Grace Clifford. In conjunction with the concert, QSO also launched their 2022 season under the tagline Powered by... Continue Reading →

Queensland Symphony Orchestra launches 2022 season

Epic symphonies from the classical canon, world premieres by Australian composers, and concerts that joyously celebrate modern music-makers headline Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s 2022 Season. It’s a season that shines the spotlight on its own with spine-tingling solos, and promises special moments for music lovers of all ages across all of Queensland as the Orchestra celebrates... Continue Reading →

Review: Queensland’s Finest (Queensland Symphony Orchestra & Brisbane Festival)

Dane Lam conducts Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Photographed by Peter Wallis. Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Brisbane Festival brought together three brilliant Queensland musicians for their recent concert, aptly named Queensland’s Finest: conductor Dane Lam, who grew up in Brisbane and is now nationally and internationally acclaimed; award-winning pianist Jayson Gillham, raised in Dalby and now performing... 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 →

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