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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | March 29, 2020

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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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Queensland Symphony Orchestra Announce 2016 Program

August 19, 2015 |

In an evening of music, laughter and a surprising number of puns, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra announced their 2016 season, Beautiful Escapes, laying out a year that has something for every taste.

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra Unveils 2015 Season

August 31, 2014 |

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra has released their program for 2015, which is set to be an exceptional and magical season.

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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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Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular

January 6, 2014 |

The Brisbane Entertainment Centre will play host to a musical celebration of the iconic BBC series, Doctor Who.

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