Review: Come From Away (Newtheatricals & Junkyard Dog Productions)

Original Australian company, photographed by Jeff Busby Tony and Olivier award-winning musical Come From Away has opened in Brisbane, bringing the packed Lyric Theatre to its feet for a spirited standing ovation. Come From Away is an upbeat and uplifting musical that reminds us of the best bits of our humanity. Directed by Christopher Ashley and choreographed... Continue Reading →

Review: Lorelei (Opera Queensland)

Image credit: Jade Ferguson @visualpoetssociety. Provided by Opera Queensland. Content and trigger warning: This production contains strong coarse language and adult themes. After being postponed for a year due to COVID-19, Lorelei has finally made it to the QPAC Concert Hall and it is a witty, provocative, political work of operatic cabaret that turns a... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Lorelei (Opera Queensland)

Lorelei 6 - 13 March 2021 QPAC Concert Hall This production contains coarse language and adult themes. Recommended for ages 15+.  By arrangement with Victorian Opera, Opera Queensland presents the much-anticipated Queensland premier of new Australian opera cabaret Lorelei, after being postponed in 2020. The sumptuous, female-led production tells the story of the Lorelei, three sirens... Continue Reading →

Postponed: Rolling Thunder Vietnam

PLEASE NOTE: Due to current health concerns and restrictions related to COVID-19, the Rolling Thunder Vietnam 2020 tour of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney has been postponed. Visit the Rolling Thunder Vietnam website for the full statement.  Rolling Thunder Vietnam March 18-19, QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane March 21, The Star, Gold Coast Rolling Thunder... Continue Reading →

Review: Timeless (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra farewelled outgoing Music Director Alondra de la Parra and 2019 Artist in Residence Paul Lewis in a spectacular concert that showcased the best of both. In an exciting first for Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the concert was also livestreamed globally via Facebook and to venues across the state, reaching a potential audience of... Continue Reading →

Opera Queensland Season 2020

A new Australian opera cabaret, a great Australian musical, a story of profound love and a visually dazzling classic are the centrepiece of Opera Queensland’s Season 2020. The vibrant program is anchored by four main stage productions, complemented by a new Concert Series, a regional tour of 2019’s hit production of Tosca and expanded education and community... 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 →

Queensland Theatre Season 2020

Queensland Theatre has launched its 2020 Season – the company’s 50th season, , and its final under Artistic Director Sam Strong. As the company celebrates 50 seasons of stories, it is especially proud of the success of the immediate past. Under the Artistic Direction of Sam Strong and the executive leadership of Amanda Jolly, Queensland... Continue Reading →

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