Review: Latin American Gala (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Queensland Symphony Orchestra brought the music of Mexican and Brazilian composers to Brisbane audiences at their recent Latin American Gala, joined by virtuoso guitarist Yamandu Costa and his Brazilian seven-stringed classical guitar for a spectacular evening concert celebrating the power and passion of Latin American music. The first piece of the evening was Carlos Chávez’s... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

GIVEAWAY: Bernstein at 100

  Where? QPAC’s Concert Hall When? Saturday, August 25, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk, 6.30pm) Leonard Bernstein – superstar conductor, composer, educator, musician, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian – was born a century ago. Queensland Symphony Orchestra Music Director Alondra de la Parra has chosen to mark this event with four of his most wonderful works, and Backstreet... 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 →

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