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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 14, 2020

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Masterclasses with Double Bass boss Phoebe Russell

July 10, 2020 |

QSO’s Principal Double Bass, Phoebe Russell, has taken her teaching to a global scale. Phoebe has been presenting double bass masterclasses via Zoom, for more than 200 participants from all over the world. Read More

Review: QSO Studio Sessions #1

June 18, 2020 |

QSO Studio Sessions concert #1 was the perfect way to unwind on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

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Find Your ‘True North’: Concert Review

June 12, 2020 |

For the first time in three months, The QPAC concert hall was filled with music once again on Saturday, for a special live-streamed concert, True North, to celebrate Queensland Day.

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UQ Commits to QSO Partnership

May 16, 2020 |

Though uncertainty lurks in every place you look this year, for select UQ School of Music students we are happy to report some good news.
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QSO to Perform with Birds of Tokyo in 2021

April 29, 2020 |

QSO and Birds of Tokyo will perform together in 2021 in a euphoric celebration for QSO, emerging from the dark tunnel of isolation into the sunshine.

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You Can’t Stop the Music: QSO Online Performances

April 5, 2020 |

Even COVID-19 can’t stop the Queensland Symphony Orchestra from making music, so tune in to their socials for QSO online performances by artists in their homes.

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QSO-solation Playlist Keeps Music Flowing During Isolation

April 4, 2020 |

From Mahler to Madonna, Bach to Buckley … The QSO-solation playlist is here! Artists from Queensland Symphony Orchestra have curated a playlist to keep spirits up and music flowing in these times of isolation.

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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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Queensland Music Festival Launch Announce 20th Anniversary Program

June 1, 2019 |

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Queensland Music Festival have launched the program for what is sure to be a magical musical journey for all Queenslanders. 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

Lessons Learned: Luka Lesson

March 29, 2018 |

In the leadup to his one-night event with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as part of WAVE Festival, which is a celebration of modern sounds and classical music, Luka Lesson chatted with us about his influences, his wisdom and the power in his words.
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Peter and the Wolf: An Interview with QSO’s Thomas Allely

October 4, 2016 |

Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf is a timeless classic that has, since the 20th Century, delighted the young and young at heart with its enchanting orchestration and suspenseful story.

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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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