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Season 2017

Celebrate with QSO!

A year of magnificent music and the first with our esteemed Music Director Alondra de la Parra.

Join us to commemorate 70 wonderful years of extraordinary music and memories.

Maestro Series

10 concerts
Unprecedented, powerful adventures
2017 promises the greatest of musical adventures with QSO’s Music Director Alondra de la Parra as your guide — a year of powerful and stunning orchestral music. See and hear the best soloists from across the world on your doorstep. Experience the new, the extraordinary, the beloved, the passionate. Nothing can match QSO live.

Morning Masterworks

5 concerts
Extraordinary morning music
Enjoy the finest repertoire ever created, presented by the best international conductors and soloists together with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Join like-minded music lovers for a complimentary morning tea before taking your seat in the Concert Hall for a performance of magnificent music.

Music on Sundays

5 concerts
Joyful, uplifting classics
Come friends, family and all, and share in glorious Sunday morning music in Brisbane’s heartland, South Bank. QSO’s Music on Sundays concerts are joyous, boisterous affairs as your host Guy Noble guides you through classical music’s top of the pops — renowned works that you will know and love, or just experience for the first time.

Choral

3 concerts
Intensely beautiful soundscapes
Transcendental experiences you will remember for a lifetime. Take your seat for these epic and intensely beautiful masterworks, and sit back to behold voices and orchestral soundscapes that will nurture your soul and elevate your world.

WorldBeat

3 concerts
Explore
Travel around the world and celebrate with QSO! Chinese New Year celebrations with the Year of the Rooster concert, a salute to the USA in America! and a night of all-things Brit - with (Not) The Last Night of the Proms.

Special Events

Maxim Vengerov, Carmen in-Concert
Experience the legendary Maxim Vengerov in a Queensland-first solo concert hall recital, plus a concert including one of his signature works, the great Brahms Violin Concerto. Then join us for Carmen In-Concert, the world’s number one opera.

In Conversation

Maxim Vengerov, Alondra de la Parra, Muhai Tang, Miloš Karadaglic´, Piers Lane
Join us in the studio for conversations that promise to be illuminating and entertaining. Gain a deeper insight into the artists that grace our stage, ask them questions, and enjoy a complimentary drink in the foyer beforehand.