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October

Simone de Haan in recital

Visiting Artist

Brass

31 October 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
31 October 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A Kaleidoscope of New Music for Solo Trombone

Internationally acclaimed Australian trombonist and improvisor Simone de Haan presents an engaging program of new classical and jazz influenced solo works for trombone and electronics expressly written for him by Australia’s leading composers, including Keith Humble, Phil Treloar and Daryl Pratt, interspersed with his own spontaneous improvisations.

November

Vocal Department

Lunchtime

Classical

01 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
01 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Lunchtime concert featuring students from the vocal department in recital.

Back to the Future

Ensemble in Residence

Brass, Percussion

01 November 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer
01 November 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer

This performance has been cancelled, we apologise for any inconvenience.

Lunaire Illuminates

Ensemble in Residence

02 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
02 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Unfortunately this performance has been cancelled, we apologise for any inconvenience.

Berardi, Newcomb, Sandon

Jazz

03 November 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
03 November 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Vocalist Kristin Berardi, pianist Steve Newcomb and saxophonist James Sandon, weave together fresh interpretations of classic repertoire with original pieces.

Australian Piano Duo

Ensemble in Residence

Highlights

03 November 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 November 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
Formed by Dr. Vicky Yang and Maggie Chen, the dynamic Australian Piano Duo present a program of virtuosic yet poetic repertoire to remember.
Featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee, Schubert’s Erikonig with international tenor Koen van State and Schubert’s Bauer Fantasie in F minor alongside works by French-Taiwanese composer Dr Lin-Ni Liao.
Don’t miss this spectacular display of piano for four-hands in this virtuosic fairytale.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Composition Recital

Lunchtime

Composition

08 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
08 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Emerging composers currently learning their craft from Australia’s very best share their latest works in a lunchtime concert.

Totally New

Students

Contemporary

08 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
08 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A celebration of sonic possibilities from jazz, technology and contemporary perspectives, as the New Music Ensemble presents new commissions from Queensland Conservatorium talent.

String Department

Lunchtime

Strings

09 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
09 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A vibrant showcase of the rich sounds of the string department.

Clocked Out with Simone de Haan: Back to the Future and Red Live Breath

Ensemble in Residence

Brass, New Music, Percussion

09 November 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
09 November 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Clocked Out joins forces with Australian legends Simone de Haan, Ben Marks and Michael Askill, collaborating for the first time. Featuring new commissions and improvisations they will work with 12 trombonists, 15 percussionists, 1 piano and a multi-level performance space. Joining Clocked Out for this double billing, the New Music Ensemble joined by choir present works from celebrated composer Cathy Milliken.

Ensemble Q: A Major Quintet

Ensemble in Residence

Highlights

12 November 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 November 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Ensemble Q finish the year featuring two of the timeless classic chamber quintet works from Mozart and Schubert. They will also perform the world premiere of Brisbanebased, Ukrainian-born composer Catherine Likhuta’s latest work.

Adult $45
Concession $30
Student/Group $25

#Free ticket restrictions apply

120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Divertimenti

Students

13 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
13 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Directed by Graeme Jennings, this concert showcases soloists Lilly Yang performing Nielsen’s Flute Concerto and Imogen Scott-Parker (piano) and George Wilson (trumpet) performing Shostakovich’s Piano and Trumpet Concerto.

Fame – The Musical

Musical Theatre

14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

First came the movie, next the TV series and then the stage musical. Fame is the high-energy musical phenomenon that has us all wearing legwarmers, leotard and headbands!Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts as they discover there is more to life as a successful performer than simply knowing the music and the steps.

Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts, as they pursue their dreams, challenge themselves and each other, and discover that there is more to life as a successful performance than simply knowing the music and the steps.

# No free tickets

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contain adult themes and strong language

2nd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Helena Moore

FAME — THE MUSICAL.
Conceived and Developed by David De Silva.
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes.
Title song “Fame” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Brass Department

Lunchtime

Brass

15 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
15 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Student ensembles taught by leading musicians and teachers present a concert to showcase the diversity of tuba, french horn, trombone, trumpet and euphonium.

Chamber Wind Ensemble

Wind Orchestra

Classical, Contemporary, Strings

15 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
15 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents a concert of diverse chamber works for wind and brass by the Kurt Weill under the baton of Peter Morris.  Soloist Annie Silva will be featured on Weill’s Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra (1924), contrasted with a suite of music from Weill’s Threepenny Opera (1928) depicting Berlin’s underworld characters of the 1920’s.

Be transported to a 1920’s cabaret, and delight in music that is revolutionary, satirical and hauntingly melancholy – the perfect synthesis of expressionistic German opera and American popular music, ragtime and jazz.

Fame – The Musical

Musical Theatre

15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

First came the movie, next the TV series and then the stage musical. Fame is the high-energy musical phenomenon that has us all wearing legwarmers, leotard and headbands!Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts as they discover there is more to life as a successful performer than simply knowing the music and the steps.

Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts, as they pursue their dreams, challenge themselves and each other, and discover that there is more to life as a successful performance than simply knowing the music and the steps.

# No free tickets

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contain adult themes and strong language

2nd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Helena Moore

FAME — THE MUSICAL.
Conceived and Developed by David De Silva.
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes.
Title song “Fame” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more
120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Guitar Department

16 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
16 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Students taught by Australian classical guitarist Karin Schaupp join with special guests to perform a variety of works.

Lateo

Students

Jazz

16 November 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
16 November 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Australian Jazz giants Lateo present their unique interpretation of modern standards and originals. Experience the full force of Lateo’s world class sound.

Fame – The Musical

Musical Theatre

16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

First came the movie, next the TV series and then the stage musical. Fame is the high-energy musical phenomenon that has us all wearing legwarmers, leotard and headbands!Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts as they discover there is more to life as a successful performer than simply knowing the music and the steps.

Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts, as they pursue their dreams, challenge themselves and each other, and discover that there is more to life as a successful performance than simply knowing the music and the steps.

# No free tickets

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contain adult themes and strong language

2nd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Helena Moore

FAME — THE MUSICAL.
Conceived and Developed by David De Silva.
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes.
Title song “Fame” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more
120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Above Below

Piano

17 November 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
17 November 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Featuring Ukranian-born pianist Sonya Lifschitz, Above Below juxtaposes two great works inspired by the twelve months of the year and the twelve houses of the Zodiac – Tchaikovsky’s Seasons ans Crumb’s Makrokosmos.

Fame – The Musical

Musical Theatre

17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

First came the movie, next the TV series and then the stage musical. Fame is the high-energy musical phenomenon that has us all wearing legwarmers, leotard and headbands!Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts as they discover there is more to life as a successful performer than simply knowing the music and the steps.

Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts, as they pursue their dreams, challenge themselves and each other, and discover that there is more to life as a successful performance than simply knowing the music and the steps.

# No free tickets

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contain adult themes and strong language

2nd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Helena Moore

FAME — THE MUSICAL.
Conceived and Developed by David De Silva.
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes.
Title song “Fame” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more
120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Fame – The Musical

Musical Theatre

18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

First came the movie, next the TV series and then the stage musical. Fame is the high-energy musical phenomenon that has us all wearing legwarmers, leotard and headbands!Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts as they discover there is more to life as a successful performer than simply knowing the music and the steps.

Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts, as they pursue their dreams, challenge themselves and each other, and discover that there is more to life as a successful performance than simply knowing the music and the steps.

# No free tickets

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contain adult themes and strong language

2nd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Helena Moore

FAME — THE MUSICAL.
Conceived and Developed by David De Silva.
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes.
Title song “Fame” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more
120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Fame – The Musical

Musical Theatre

18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 November 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

First came the movie, next the TV series and then the stage musical. Fame is the high-energy musical phenomenon that has us all wearing legwarmers, leotard and headbands!Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts as they discover there is more to life as a successful performer than simply knowing the music and the steps.

Follow the highs and lows of a group of students at New York City’s High School of the Performing Arts, as they pursue their dreams, challenge themselves and each other, and discover that there is more to life as a successful performance than simply knowing the music and the steps.

# No free tickets

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contain adult themes and strong language

2nd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Helena Moore

FAME — THE MUSICAL.
Conceived and Developed by David De Silva.
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes.
Title song “Fame” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more
120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Monteverdi Reimagined

21 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
21 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Singer and composer Charulatha Mani presents ‘Monteverdi Reimagined’ featuring selected declamations from Claudio Monteverdi’s 1607 Opera, L’Orfeo as reimagined expositions in an intercultural dialogue with her original compositions inspired by the Florentine recitar cantando, spoken song style. The vocalisations highlight the significance of ornamentation in Monteverdi’s writings. Their similarities with Carnatic ornaments are astounding and make a compelling case for looking from the West to the East in recreating the sounds of the past in the present.

Wind Department

Lunchtime

Woodwind

22 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
22 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Hear the exceptional talents of students from one of the largest conservatory wind departments in the country as they take to the stage.

Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra: Three Images

22 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
22 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra presents an eclectic program featuring lesser known works from International and Australian composers. A mixture of engaging octets, expressive transcriptions and raucous dances champion the flexibility of the massed saxophone ensemble and ensures an exceptional evening for all musical tastes.

Keyboard Department

Lunchtime

23 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
23 November 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Students from the piano department showcase their extraordinary skills through exciting and varied repertoire.

Horn Hounds

Faculty

Classical

23 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
23 November 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Peter Luff and Ysolt Clark perform a range of classic and captivating works for two horns.

New Works

New Music

24 November 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
24 November 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A concert featuring a selection of new works from the remarkable composers found within the Queensland Conservatorium.

Johannes Fritzsch conducts The Ring Without Words

Highlights

24 November 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
24 November 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

After the sensational performance of Bruckner’s 7th Symphony in 2016, Maestro Johannes Fritzsch returns to conduct Maazel’s The Ring Without Words which showcases the highlights from Wagner’s 17-hour epic Ring Cycle in one orchestral masterpiece. The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will premiere a new work by celebrated Australian composer Gerard Brophy, and featured student soloist Oscar Wong will delight in Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

#Free ticket restrictions apply

December

Celebrating a Musical Christmas

06 December 7:30pm St John's Cathedral
06 December 7:30pm St John's Cathedral
07 December 7:30pm St John's Cathedral

The Musical Theatre department staff and students celebrate Christmas through music and drama int he stunning surrounds of St John’s Cathedral.

In partnership with St John’s Cathedral

Celebrating a Musical Christmas

07 December 7:30pm St John's Cathedral
06 December 7:30pm St John's Cathedral
07 December 7:30pm St John's Cathedral

The Musical Theatre department staff and students celebrate Christmas through music and drama int he stunning surrounds of St John’s Cathedral.

In partnership with St John’s Cathedral