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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 20, 2019

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On beat with Beethoven: QSO’s 2020 Season

August 25, 2019 |

With 2020 marking the 250th Birthday of one Ludwig van Beethoven, QSO’s season for the new year is going to be momentous in turn.

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QSO Strikes Again With Symphonic Dances

May 23, 2018 |

The ambience and delightful sounds that meet the ear and eye at Classical music concerts is something I truly live for. Read More

An evening in Macquarie’s fractured chamber: QSO, Luka Lesson, Heather Shannon

April 23, 2018 |

As part of WAVE Festival, we had the chance to experience one of the shows that was part of the festival’s semi-experimental conclave of modern profundity and storied classical sound. Read More

QSO REVIEW: Why You Should Watch A Symphony Orchestra Solo

April 10, 2018 |

The idea of “solo dates” is not a new one. To me, asking for a table for one is less lonely and more introspective. Going to see a movie or a gig by yourself allows for a greater immersion in the art.

It seems so much more intimidating, however, to get dressed up and go to see the Queensland Symphony Orchestra by yourself. Read More

Riveting, Rousing, Resplendent – QSO Plays The Russians

September 19, 2016 |

Who doesn’t love a good concert? Those moments when music suffuses the air to move and delight are some of the best out there. Read More

QSO set to thrill audiences in 2017

August 3, 2016 |

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra is Australia’s second oldest symphony orchestra. With this status comes many years of spell-binding performances and fond memories.

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Review: QSO and Simone Young

September 14, 2015 |

Stop. Hammer time. Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Simone Young bring Mahler, melancholy and a very large wooden hammer to the Maestro program.

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Review: Candide

July 28, 2015 |

Brisbane, it’s time to glitter and be gay! Opera Queensland’s lavish Candide has burst into QPAC in a riot of colour, music, laughter, and of course, glitz.

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Brisbane Powerhouse presents: IRL Digital Festival

April 12, 2015 |

Live for gaming, but sick of your bedroom? The Powerhouse has a treat of epic proportions lined up for you in May guaranteed to put the “party” in LAN party.

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Ghostly Voices Take The Symphony Stage

August 14, 2014 |

Tradition crossed with new age on Saturday night at the world premiere of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s new performance, Ghosts in the Orchestra.

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Hauntingly Beautiful: Awaiting QSO Ghosts In The Orchestra

July 22, 2014 |

Choristers spread amongst the orchestra, influencing notes, and taking control of the arrangement, it defies every principle of musical performance, and almost renders the composer irrelevant. This is what the Queensland Symphony Orchestra is giving audiences when Ghosts in the Orchestra premieres on Saturday, August 9.

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A Trip To The Symphony: July Masterworks

July 21, 2014 |

Queensland has an exceptional Symphony Orchestra, and their Morning Masterworks series is a great way to experience some of history’s greatest compositions.

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