Read, Watch & Dare

busker appreciation
Are You Playing To The Wrong Crowd?
March 12, 2012

We’ve all passed a busker standing in the street, trying to be heard above the noise. In London, you usually catch…

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make a wish for joy
Return On Joy
August 12, 2010

We all know what Return On Investment means, don’t we? If you are a creative entrepreneur then you know more than…

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Three Ways To Deal With Fear Crashing Your Party
March 20, 2010

Fear. A horribly drunk and evil gatecrasher of the party that is your life. It bitches in the kitchen behind your…

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Handel’s Messiah with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra
December 3, 2016

Handel declared “I think I did see all of heaven before me” when he composed Messiah. Centuries on, the power of this work still draws audiences annually.

The QSO is delighted to welcome our Ensemble-in-Residence, under the direction of conductor Gordon Hamilton, to present Messiah in 2016.

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Mystical with Camerata of St John’s, Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra
October 14, 2016

Queensland soprano Natalie Christie Peluso sings from Górecki’s celestial Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, and we feature the thrilling virtuosity of John Adams’s 1987 minimalist masterpiece, Shaker Loops

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Mahler 4, conducted by Simone Young with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra
July 16, 2016

These are some of Mahler’s greatest utterances, his signature and swan song to the world he knew. The youthful soul of the fourth symphony concludes with the lyrical soprano voice telling of heaven.

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Mass in C Minor – Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir & Victoria Chorale
September 13, 2015

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Opera at Jimbour – Die Fledermaus
July 25, 2015

Opera at Jimbour is now one of Queensland’s truly iconic music events – and rightly so. Jimbour is the only place in the world where you can picnic with a magnificent sandstone mansion in the background and spend the afternoon listening to opera!

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