Heroic Tales

Symphonic Masterpieces

Concert Hall, QPAC

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Strauss injected multiple musical quotations into his self-referential masterpiece Ein Heldenleben – so you’re bound to recognise a few when you hear it live. Spot your favourite Straussian sound bite or simply revel in the triumphant melodies that earned the piece the title of A Hero’s Life. Conductor Nicholas Carter will also take you on a journey of Shéhérazade for Voice and Orchestra. The expressive voice in question belongs to Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg, and for you she’ll sing three fantastical tales inspired by The Arabian Nights. Helen Grime’s intricately textured Near Midnight tells another story, evoking D. H. Lawrence’s poetic imagery of church bells clamouring through the night.


Conductor

Nicholas Carter

Nicholas Carter

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Prices

Student

$35


Duration

1h20 no interval


Recommended Age

Year 7-12

#Music

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Maurice Ravel

Shéhérazade for Voice and Orchestra

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Richard Strauss

Ein Heldenleben


#Artists

Siobhan Stagg

Siobhan Stagg

Soprano

#Performances

2


Treble-Clef

QSO Connect Explore

The Explore concert level is designed for those with a developing knowledge of musical concepts.


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