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March

Bells Up!

Faculty

Brass

01 March 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
01 March 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A concert of contemporary classical works from virtuoso musicians Benjamin Marks and Ysolt Clark of ELISION, Australia’s leading contemporary music ensemble.

The Lounge: Onshore

Alumni

Jazz

02 March 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
02 March 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

A season-opening show from the acclaimed faculty, alumni and students of Queensland Conservatorium who live and breathe jazz.

Endeavour Trio

Faculty

Classical

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

Endeavour Trio’s celebrated soloists join forces in another adventurous musical performance featuring the works of French composers Francis Poulenc and Erik Satie.

New Instruments for Musical Expression

Music Technology

Experimental

06 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer
06 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer

A creative and experimental blending of music and cutting edge technology from the music technology department.

Behind the Music Series

Behind the Music

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

This series offers a rare glimpse into the processes involved in the preparation of creative works as leading musicians share their perspectives on making music. This session will be presented by Head of Music Technology John Ferguson exploring New Relations for the ‘Live Musician’.

Z.O.O. Duo

Visiting Artist

Guitar

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

Marion Schaap and Peter Constant of internationally renowned Z.O.O. Duo will present an inspired and vibrant concert of guitar duets.

ABOUT Z.O.O GUITAR DUO

Z.O.O Guitar Duo was described in Classical Guitar magazine as “premiere league quality…effortless musicianship and wonderful technique”. Comprising the virtuoso talents of Peter Constant (Australian) and Marion Schaap (Dutch), both Masters graduates of Yale University, the duo has built an international reputation over the past 25 years. Peter and Marion ran the guitar faculties of Melbourne University and the Victorian College of the Arts from 1992-1998, before moving to Holland where they are currently basedZ.O.O. Guitar Duo has worked together with Izhar Elias, the Groningen Gitaarduo, pianist Eddy Janning (Erard ensemble), cellist Olga Dowbusch-Lubotsky. They are prolific arrangers, from the music of Bach, Scarlatti, Vivaldi through to Poulenc, Milhaud, Antonio Lauro, John Williams. Composers to have written for them include prominent Australian composers Ross Edwards, Gerard Brophy, Mark Pollard and many others. Peter en Marion appear on some 15 CD releases on various labels including Move Records, ABC Classics en Naxos. Last year, they recorded Sofia Gubaidulina’s monumental work Repentance for 3 guitars, double bass and cello. This CD also includes Schubert’s much-loved ‘Arpeggione’ Sonata with Peter shining on the guitar part. Their latest duo CD featuring the complete 2-part Inventions by Bach, has received high praise by both by critics and audience.

Z.O.O. Guitar Duo are leading exponents of the guitars of luthiers Paul Sheridan and Jeroen Hilhorst, and possess a complete collection of ‘guitar family’ instruments made by Graham Caldersmith ranging from octave to bass guitars.

Peter and Marion are widely known for their inspirational work in the field of guitar ensembles. They are the artistic directors of Stichting Gitaarorkest Nederland, and have led both the Netherlands and European Youth Guitar Orchestras with soloists such as guitar ‘legend’ Pepe Romero. They have appeared as soloists with JGO Baden-Württenberg (Helmut Oesterreich), Zürich Youth Guitar Ensemble and various other guitar ensembles.

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Graeme Jennings in Recital

Faculty

Strings

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

Graeme Jennings, Senior Lecturer in Violin, performs solo works for violin by Bach, Bartok and Berio.

Trichotomy

Ensemble in Residence

Experimental, Jazz

10 March 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
10 March 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Fresh from a tour of the UK and Europe, the trio will launch their new album Known- Unknown, highlighting their captivating blend of contemporary jazz, experimental, and electronic music.

Faculty String Trio

Faculty

Strings

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

A showcase of works by Beethoven and Dohnányi in concert presented by the string faculty of Queensland Conservatorium.

Clocked Out Duo: Necessary Equipment

Ensemble in Residence

Percussion

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

Clocked Out Duo, Erik Griswold and Vanessa Tomlinson, premiere their new work, featuring the distinctive sounds of the prepared piano and found object percussion.

Lunch with the Belephwants

Lunchtime

Jazz

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

Newly formed jazz saxophone quartet, The Belephwants will give their debut performance of original compositions and arrangements.

The Lounge: Tamara O’Callaghan

Jazz

16 March 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
16 March 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Tamara O’Callaghan presents a selection of the most important and influential jazz standards from the early 20th century.

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

16 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from these talented students.

Adult $15
Concession $8
To book email musical.theatre@griffith.edu.au or phone the musical theatre department on (07) 3735 3224

The Goldberg Variations

Visiting Artist

Piano

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

Distinguished UK pianist Peter Hill presents a solo performance of Bach’s monumental Goldberg Variations and a recently discovered new piece by Messiaen, La Fauvette Passerinette.

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

17 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from these talented students.

Adult $15
Concession $8
To book email musical.theatre@griffith.edu.au or phone the musical theatre department on (07) 3735 3224

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

18 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
16 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
17 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
18 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from these talented students.

Adult $15
Concession $8
To book email musical.theatre@griffith.edu.au or phone the musical theatre department on (07) 3735 3224

Louise Denson & Martha Baartz

Jazz

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

Pianist Louise Denson and alto saxophonist Martha Baartz present a program of dynamic and evocative original compositions.

The Baroque Band

Faculty

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

The first in a two-part series to explore solo and chamber works from the Baroque era, which saw the birth of some of music history’s greatest masterpieces.

Sonic Environments

New Music

Electronic

24 March 7:30pm Boardroom
24 March 7:30pm Boardroom

New music and sound art inspired by nature, changing climates and interdisciplinary research to explore the ecological, social and cultural contexts of our sonic environments.

Interactive Music

Music Technology

27 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer
27 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer

First year Music Technology students present initial experimentations in digital works as they explore the possibilities of interactive technologies.

Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano

Lunchtime

Piano, Strings

29 March 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
29 March 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Stephen Emmerson and Michele Walsh showcase the three Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Brahms and works by Mozart in a series of three concerts.

Sophie Min Band

Jazz

29 March 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
29 March 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Sophie Min, a favourite on the local jazz scene, will present her original works and contemporary jazz arrangements alongside Helen Svoboda (bass) and Lachlan Hawkins (drums).

Faculty Brass Quintet

Lunchtime

Brass

30 March 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
30 March 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Performing original works and arrangements for Brass Quintet.

60th Anniversary Gala

Special Event

31 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
31 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Celebrate the Conservatorium’s 60th anniversary with a gala concert featuring award-winning alumni and students performing a diverse program of jazz, musical theatre, opera and orchestral repertoire.

Highlights of the night will include the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and the opera students performing a selection from Verdi’s Falstaff and the musical theatre department presenting a number from 42nd Street.

ARIA award-winning vocalist Katie Noonan will front the All-Star Big Band alongside Kristin Beradi and saxophonist Zac Hurren, and Grammy award-winning flautist Tim Muron will return from Chicago for a genre-bending performance.

Opera alumna Milica Ilic and musical theatre alumnus Billy Bourchier will return to lead the combined voices of musical theatre and opera students for the grand finale from Bernstein’s operetta Candide. Truly a night to remember!

Adult $40
Concession $33
Groups, Student, QCGU alumni $15

#No free tickets available for this event

 

120 minutes inc. interval
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April

Electronic Instruments

Music Technology

03 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer
03 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer

A showcase of new works and creations featuring the sonic joyfulness of new and bleeding-edge technologies from the music technology department.

Bach Art of Fugue

Visiting Artist

Piano

05 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
05 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

One of Bach’s most remarkable creations, the Art of Fugue will be presented by acclaimed Sydney pianist, Daniel Herscovitch.

ABOUT DANIEL HERSCOVITCH

Daniel Herscovitch studied with Alexander Sverjensky at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music then, with the generous support of a German Government DAAD scholarship, under Professor Rosl Schmid in Munich. While based in Germany he performed extensively on the continent and in England and toured Australia three times.  He also appeared at several international festivals including the Berlin Festival, the Zagreb Biennale and the Saarbrücken Tage der Neuen Musik.

Since returning to Australia he has been active in solo and chamber music, and has appeared at the Adelaide Festival of the Arts, the Mostly Mozart Festival, the New Directions Festival and the Festivals of Melbourne and Sydney. On several occasions he was featured guest artist at the Sydney Spring Festival of New Music. He has also toured for Musica Viva and New Zealand several times. He has appeared with Synergy, Flederman, the Song Company and the Australia Ensemble and has toured with The Seymour Group. He was a soloist in the first Australian performance of the Bartók Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra. He has appeared in concert with Wanda Wilkomirska, Clemens Leske, Phillip Shovk, Michael Kieran Harvey, Jane Manning, Stephanie McCallum, Darryl Poulsen, Gerard Willems and Ole Böhn.

 

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Brass Department

Lunchtime

Brass

06 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
06 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

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

The Lounge: Night by Night

Jazz

06 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
06 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Acclaimed alumni join with some of Brisbane’s best musicians to perform the much-loved music of 1970s jazz-fusion cult figures
 Steely Dan.

The Con Artists with Special Guests

Jazz

07 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
07 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Con Artists, featuring Brisbane’s greatest emerging jazz talent, will be joined by special guests the Daniel Susnjar Afro- Peruvian Band.

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Musical Theatre

Highlights

11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. 

The second-longest running off-Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a brilliantly, funny, fast-paced series of songs and vignettes about modern love and relationships. This deliciously quirky revue moves from the perils and pitfalls of the first date, to marriage, babies, family road-trips and looking for love in the twilight years of life – all with wit, insight and frightening familiarity!

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Group/Student $11.50

Touring to Sydney and Melbourne in April.
Book Melbourne tickets here

This production contains adult themes and strong language.

 

3rd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Heidi Loveland
Choreographer: Helena Moore

#Free ticket restrictions apply

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro. Music by Jimmy Roberts.
Originally Produced in New York by James Hammerstein, Bernie Kukoff and Jonathan Pollard.
Original Direction by Joel Bishoff.
Originally produced by the American Stage Company.
James N. Vagias, Executive Producer.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect. Now Change” is presented by permission of ORIGIN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

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120 minutes inc. interval
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I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Musical Theatre

Highlights

12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. 

The second-longest running off-Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a brilliantly, funny, fast-paced series of songs and vignettes about modern love and relationships. This deliciously quirky revue moves from the perils and pitfalls of the first date, to marriage, babies, family road-trips and looking for love in the twilight years of life – all with wit, insight and frightening familiarity!

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Group/Student $11.50

Touring to Sydney and Melbourne in April.
Book Melbourne tickets here

This production contains adult themes and strong language.

 

3rd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Heidi Loveland
Choreographer: Helena Moore

#Free ticket restrictions apply

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro. Music by Jimmy Roberts.
Originally Produced in New York by James Hammerstein, Bernie Kukoff and Jonathan Pollard.
Original Direction by Joel Bishoff.
Originally produced by the American Stage Company.
James N. Vagias, Executive Producer.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect. Now Change” is presented by permission of ORIGIN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

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120 minutes inc. interval
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I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Musical Theatre

Highlights

13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. 

The second-longest running off-Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a brilliantly, funny, fast-paced series of songs and vignettes about modern love and relationships. This deliciously quirky revue moves from the perils and pitfalls of the first date, to marriage, babies, family road-trips and looking for love in the twilight years of life – all with wit, insight and frightening familiarity!

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Group/Student $11.50

Touring to Sydney and Melbourne in April.
Book Melbourne tickets here

This production contains adult themes and strong language.

 

3rd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Heidi Loveland
Choreographer: Helena Moore

#Free ticket restrictions apply

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro. Music by Jimmy Roberts.
Originally Produced in New York by James Hammerstein, Bernie Kukoff and Jonathan Pollard.
Original Direction by Joel Bishoff.
Originally produced by the American Stage Company.
James N. Vagias, Executive Producer.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect. Now Change” is presented by permission of ORIGIN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Musical Theatre

Highlights

14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. 

The second-longest running off-Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a brilliantly, funny, fast-paced series of songs and vignettes about modern love and relationships. This deliciously quirky revue moves from the perils and pitfalls of the first date, to marriage, babies, family road-trips and looking for love in the twilight years of life – all with wit, insight and frightening familiarity!

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Group/Student $11.50

Touring to Sydney and Melbourne in April.
Book Melbourne tickets here

This production contains adult themes and strong language.

 

3rd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Heidi Loveland
Choreographer: Helena Moore

#Free ticket restrictions apply

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro. Music by Jimmy Roberts.
Originally Produced in New York by James Hammerstein, Bernie Kukoff and Jonathan Pollard.
Original Direction by Joel Bishoff.
Originally produced by the American Stage Company.
James N. Vagias, Executive Producer.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect. Now Change” is presented by permission of ORIGIN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

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120 minutes inc. interval
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I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Musical Theatre

Highlights

15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. 

The second-longest running off-Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a brilliantly, funny, fast-paced series of songs and vignettes about modern love and relationships. This deliciously quirky revue moves from the perils and pitfalls of the first date, to marriage, babies, family road-trips and looking for love in the twilight years of life – all with wit, insight and frightening familiarity!

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Group/Student $11.50

Touring to Sydney and Melbourne in April.
Book Melbourne tickets here

This production contains adult themes and strong language.

 

3rd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Heidi Loveland
Choreographer: Helena Moore

#Free ticket restrictions apply

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro. Music by Jimmy Roberts.
Originally Produced in New York by James Hammerstein, Bernie Kukoff and Jonathan Pollard.
Original Direction by Joel Bishoff.
Originally produced by the American Stage Company.
James N. Vagias, Executive Producer.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect. Now Change” is presented by permission of ORIGIN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Musical Theatre

Highlights

15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
14 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
15 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit. 

The second-longest running off-Broadway musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a brilliantly, funny, fast-paced series of songs and vignettes about modern love and relationships. This deliciously quirky revue moves from the perils and pitfalls of the first date, to marriage, babies, family road-trips and looking for love in the twilight years of life – all with wit, insight and frightening familiarity!

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Group/Student $11.50

Touring to Sydney and Melbourne in April.
Book Melbourne tickets here

This production contains adult themes and strong language.

 

3rd year students
Director: Sue Rider
Musical Director: Heidi Loveland
Choreographer: Helena Moore

#Free ticket restrictions apply

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE.
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro. Music by Jimmy Roberts.
Originally Produced in New York by James Hammerstein, Bernie Kukoff and Jonathan Pollard.
Original Direction by Joel Bishoff.
Originally produced by the American Stage Company.
James N. Vagias, Executive Producer.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect. Now Change” is presented by permission of ORIGIN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

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120 minutes inc. interval
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Fresh Air

Lunchtime

Woodwind

19 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
19 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Five student ensembles present a collection of both old and new chamber wind works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

The Hour of the Shepherd

Faculty

19 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
19 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A stellar line-up featuring Margaret Schindler, Virginia Taylor, Eve Newsome, Paul Dean, David Mitchell, Peter Luff and Kevin Power present Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne, Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Frank Martin’s Trois Chants de Noel and Françaix’s L’Heure du Berger.

Solo Works for Cello

Lunchtime

Strings

20 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
20 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Featuring music for solo cello by Bach, Carter and Kodaly presented by candidates of the Master of Music (Research) program.

 

The Lounge: The World’s Tiniest Big Band

Jazz

20 April 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
20 April 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

The Joshua Hatcher Trio explores different means of reassembling classic big band repertoire using woodwinds, double bass and percussion.

Spontaneous Collective Arranging

Students

21 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
21 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The culmination of Andrew Garton’s Master of Music Research project explores a new approach to large jazz ensemble composition and performance, featuring some of Brisbane’s most prominent jazz improvisers. This concert will premiere a new extended work that invites the performers to spontaneously shape a unique reading
of the composition in real-time

Jessica Cottis conducts Beethoven 5

Orchestra

Highlights

21 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
21 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Conductor: Jessica Cottis
Soloist: Johnny van Gend

Mendelssohn    Violin Concerto
Murashkin         LOGOS
Beethoven          Symphony No.5

Rising international conductor Jessica Cottis, currently Principal Conductor of the Glasgow New Music Expedition, conducts her first concert with the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra. This program features student soloist Johnny van Gend in Mendelssohn’s beloved Violin Concerto alongside Benjamin de Murashkin’s LOGOS which is reflective of the planetary Logoi. The most famous opening bars of any symphony will be a highlight of the night, with Beethoven’s great Fifth Symphony concluding the performance.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

ABOUT JESSICA COTTIS
Hailed in the UK music press as “one to watch”, Jessica Cottis possesses intellectual rigour, innate musicality and an easy authority; she is a charismatic figure on the podium who brings dynamism, intensity and clarity of vision to all her performances.

Frequently in demand as guest conductor, highlights of recent seasons include performances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra, l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra, Bit20 Ensemble Bergen, the Queensland and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and recording with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. This season, she will make a welcome return visit to many of the above orchestras and makes her Royal Albert Hall debut for the 2016 BBC Proms.

Her international career was launched through close working relationships with mentors including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Charles Dutoit, and Donald Runnicles. From 2009 to 2011 she was the first Fellow in Conducting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Assistant Conductor at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and from 2012 to 2014 Assistant Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra where she conducted over thirty concerts per year with the orchestra, being lauded in the Australian press as “one of the big hopes for change”.

 

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Behind the Music II

Behind the Music

26 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
26 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

This series offers a rare glimpse into the processes involved in the preparation of creative works as leading musicians share their perspectives on making music.

Cyborg Pianist

Visiting Artist

Piano

26 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
26 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Contemporary music specialist Zubin Kanga presents a program of recently commissioned works by some of the hottest composers from Australia and the United Kingdom.

ABOUT ZUBIN KANGA

Australian pianist, Zubin Kanga is internationally renowned for his performances of contemporary music. He has been invited to perform at the BBC Proms, Aldeburgh Festival, London Olympiad Festival, Occupy the Pianos Festival (UK), ISCM World New Music Days, Metropolis New Music Festival, BIFEM (Australia), IRCAM Manifeste Festival, Mars aux Musées Festival (France) and Borealis Festival (Norway) as well as appearing as soloist with the London Sinfonietta and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Zubin has collaborated with many of the world’s leading composers including Thomas Adès, Michael Finnissy, George Benjamin, Steve Reich, Beat Furrer, Howard Skempton, Liza Lim and Ross Edwards and commissioned more than 50 new works. He has performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Kings Place and the Purcell Room (London), the Sydney Opera House, the Melbourne Recital Centre as well as many other major venues in the UK, Europe, USA and Australia. He is a member of Ensemble Offspring, one of Australia’s leading contemporary music ensembles, and has also performed with the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Ensemble Plus-Minus, Endymion Ensemble, Halcyon, Synergy Percussion, and the Kreutzer Quartet, as well as performing piano duos with Rolf Hind and Thomas Adès.

Zubin has won many prizes for his performances, including the 2012 Art Music Award for ‘Performance of the Year (NSW)’, the Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship, the ABC Limelight Award for Best Newcomer and the Greta Parkinson Prize from the Royal Academy of Music. His recent recordings include Not Music Yet for Hospital Recordings, Orfordness for Metier (UK) and Piano Inside Out for Move Records.

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Vocal Department

Lunchtime

Opera & Voice

27 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
27 April 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Lunchtime concert featuring students from the vocal department in recital.

The Lounge: Astro Travellers

Jazz

27 April 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
27 April 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

From humble beginnings in Brisbane’s West End, 6-piece live hip-hop act Astro Travellers combine an eclectic mix of hip-hop, jazz and psychedelic styles into a sound all their own.

Clocked Out with Erkki Veltheim: Conjuring Sounds

Ensemble in Residence

Percussion, Piano

27 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
27 April 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Improvised acoustic piano, violin and drums interact with live processing creating music on the edge of music. This band of long-term sonic explorers experiment, innovate, and patiently wait, always listening for sound they can create.

ABOUT ERKKI VELTHEIM
Erkki Veltheim is a musician and interdisciplinary artist. He has performed with ensembles such as Australian Art Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Elision and Ensemble Modern, and has also featured as a soloist with London Sinfonietta and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with and composed arrangements for artists including Black Arm Band, Gurrumul, Shane Howard and Zulya, and as an improviser has worked with Australia’s leading practitioners, such as Anthony Pateras, John Rodgers, Jon Rose, Scott Tinkler and Tony Buck. He has appeared as an on-stage musician in the Belvoir Street production of ‘The Diary of a Madman’, directed by Neil Armfield and starring Geoffrey Rush, and on-stage electric violinist in Brett Dean’s opera ‘Bliss’. Erkki has been commissioned by Adelaide Festival, Vivid Festival and New Music Network, and his compositions have been performed by ensembles such as London Sinfonietta, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Soundstream Collective and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He frequently collaborates with Sabina Maselli on audiovisual performance and expanded cinema projects. Erkki is a recipient a 2013 Myer Creative Fellowship.

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Meta Weiss & Daniel de Borah

Faculty

Piano, Strings

28 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
28 April 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The seamless sounds of American cellist Meta Weiss and the grace of pianist Daniel de Borah combine in this performance of sonatas by Chopin and Brahms.

Conservatorium Wind Orchestra

Wind Orchestra

Highlights

28 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Conducted by Peter Morris, the first concert for 2017 features John Adams’ iconic Short Ride in a Fast Machine and Joseph Schwantner’s Concerto for Percussion and Wind Orchestra featuring soloist Jacob Enoka. Joining them for this performance will be the Young Conservatorium Wind Orchestra.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

#Free ticket restrictions apply

ABOUT PETER MORRIS
Dr Peter Morris is active as a guest conductor and clinician in Queensland, across Australia and internationally. Peter has previously been responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate conducting, as well as conducting the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Orchestra and Opera Orchestra. Prior to his appointment at the Conservatorium, he held the position of Director of Music at Villanova College and served as the Artistic Director of the Queensland Catholic Schools’ and Colleges’ Music Festival. In recent years, he has been the chief clinician of the ABODA (Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association) Summer Conducting Schools in Melbourne and Perth, and has worked closely with this organisation in Queensland. His work with the Queensland Music Festival has taken him to the Torres Strait on a number of culturally significant projects. Prior to emigrating to Australia in 2002, Peter performed in the US and internationally on trumpet and as a conductor in a wide variety of genres, from Baroque orchestras to commercial session work in Los Angeles for film and television. He has performed as a trumpeter, backing such artists as Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon, and has played for and musically directed numerous musical theatre productions in Los Angeles and Australian touring shows in Asia. Peter holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Conducting from UCLA, and has held university teaching positions at the University of California Los Angeles, the University of Houston and at Colorado State University.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

May

Brass Ensemble

Lunchtime

Brass

03 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
03 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A high energy performance from the QCGU Brass Ensemble, directed by Benjamin Marks, as they present new and classic works.

Follies of Youth

Alumni

03 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
03 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A programme of Berg’s Seven Early Songs, Schubert, Strauss and Grainger, on the extremity of youth, in all its charming madness performed by Soprano Tabatha McFadyen and pianist Alex Raineri.

Keyboard Department

Lunchtime

Piano

04 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
04 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

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

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

04 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
04 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of live music and smooth sounds from student-led bands from the jazz department.

Endeavour Trio

Faculty

05 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
05 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Endeavour Trio featuring Paul Dean (clarinet), Trish O’Brien (cello) and Stephen Emmerson (piano) join guest artists to present Martinu’s Quartet for Clarinet, Horn, Cello & Side Drum, Janácek’s Sonata for Clarinet & Piano and Pohádka for Cello & Piano, and Bartók’s Dance Suite.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Interactive Music

Music Technology

08 May 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
08 May 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

First year music technology students present a live electronic music concert as they craft original works using digital technologies.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Wind Department

Lunchtime

Woodwind

10 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
10 May 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.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

QHORNS PRESENTS

Students

Brass

10 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
10 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

QHorns present an evening of exhilarating horn repertoire as they set their sights on the 2017 International Horn Symposium in Brazil.

String Department

Lunchtime

Strings

11 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
11 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

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

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

11 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
11 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of live music and smooth sounds from student-led bands from the jazz department.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Divertimenti

Students

Guitar

12 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
12 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Queensland Conservatorium’s premiere string ensemble directed by Graeme Jennings featuring soloist Eleanor Bausch performing Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto No.1 in D Major.

Northern Passion

Faculty

Strings

12 May 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
12 May 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

Margaret Connolly, Peter Roennfeldt,
Nicholas Tomkin and Daniel Curro join forces to celebrate chamber music from Copenhagen and Hamburg composed in the early 1860s, featuring the historic Streicher piano.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical Theatre

13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

‘Go west, young man!’ America is expanding and frontiersmen are pushing westward on the Oregon Trail. However, women aren’t travelling westward in the same numbers and wives are in short supply.

In Oregon Territory, Adam Pontipee travels from his backwoods home to find a bride in the lower township. When Adam arrives back home with his new wife Millie, his six rowdy brothers hatch a plan to get brides of their own. Adapted from the MGM movie musical of the same name, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an energetic, classic romantic comedy.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

2nd year students
Director: Penny Farrow
Musical Director: Trevor Jones
Choreographer: Ben Mayne

#free ticket restrictions apply

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay.
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Gene de Paul. Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.
Based on a MGM film and “The Sobbin’ Women” by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha. Originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard.

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120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

New Music Ensemble

Lunchtime

Contemporary

17 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
17 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The New Music Ensemble conducted by Vanessa Tomlinson explores new works composed especially for the ensemble, alongside existing works.

Chamber Music Showcase

Students

17 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
17 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Student chamber ensembles present a spirited concert to demonstrate their skill and love of music.

Composition Department

Lunchtime

New Music

18 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
18 May 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.

Val Machin Opera Scenes

Opera

Highlights

18 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
18 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Two delightful comedies, alongside one of Mozart’s great dramas join together to make up the 2017 Val Machin Opera Scenes.

Chabrier’s sparkling comedy of errors, L’Etoile is a rare French treat about a disguised King, mistaken identity, and stars that predict the future. Donizetti’s much-loved The Elixir of Love tells the story of lovelorn Nemorino, who resorts to a potion from a travelling peddler to woo the wealthy landowner, Adina. Mozarts Idomeneo, King of Crete is a grand opera seria about the many dramas following the Trojan wars.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

#Free ticket restrictions apply

Ba Da Boom Percussion in Concert

Students

Percussion

19 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
19 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Queensland Conservatorium resident percussion group Ba Da Boom Percussion present an invigorating showcase of works for percussion.

Val Machin Opera Scenes

Opera

Highlights

19 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
18 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Two delightful comedies, alongside one of Mozart’s great dramas join together to make up the 2017 Val Machin Opera Scenes.

Chabrier’s sparkling comedy of errors, L’Etoile is a rare French treat about a disguised King, mistaken identity, and stars that predict the future. Donizetti’s much-loved The Elixir of Love tells the story of lovelorn Nemorino, who resorts to a potion from a travelling peddler to woo the wealthy landowner, Adina. Mozarts Idomeneo, King of Crete is a grand opera seria about the many dramas following the Trojan wars.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

#Free ticket restrictions apply

Katie Noonan & Karin Schaupp — Songs of the Latin Skies

Special Event

20 May 8:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
20 May 8:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp have an intuitive musical connection. Their collaborations to date have earned them high praise and their latest co-creation, Songs of the Latin Skies once again promises to enchant Brisbane audiences. Together they journey through the great South American songbook of bossa nova, samba, salsa and tango, interpreting work by Gilberto Gil, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Luis Bonfá, Antônio Carlos Jobim and more.

Adult $49.90
Concession $44.90
#No free tickets available for this performance

Electronic Instruments

Music Technology

22 May 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
22 May 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

A concert of original music for new digital and electronic instruments reveals the emerging music of tomorrow — here today.

Javanese Gamelan – Rare Sounds

Lunchtime

24 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer
24 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer

A performance of beautiful traditional music from the classical Javanese repertoire featuring the Queensland Conservatorium Gamelan Ensemble.

Chamber Choir

Students

Opera & Voice

24 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
24 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Conducted by Nicholas Cleobury, the Conservatorium Chamber Choir presents an evening of exquisite choral works.

Guitar Department

Lunchtime

Guitar

25 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
25 May 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Students taught by Australian classical guitarist Karin Schaupp perform a variety of solo and ensemble works.

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

25 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
25 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of live music and smooth sounds from student-led bands from the jazz department.

Liveness in a Virtual World

Music Technology

25 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
25 May 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A performance to delve into what it means to live in a virtual world, in a culture dominated by media technologies, and what this means for audiences today.

Daniel de Borah in Recital

Faculty

Piano

26 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
26 May 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

A solo recital to reveal the formidable technique and elegance of pianist Daniel
De Borah with music by Schumann including Novelettes and Kreisleriana.

Philharmonic Fusions

Orchestra

Highlights, New Music

26 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
26 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Conductor: Peter Morris
Soloist: Linley Chai

Ginastera       Harp Concerto
Lutoslawski   Chain 3
Newcomb       A Path on Which to Travel

Peter Morris conducts a contemporary orchestral program featuring the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and the newly-formed Contemporary Studio Orchestra. Symphonic works will include Ginastera’s Harp Concerto featuring student soloist Linley Chai, Lutoslawski’s Chain 3 and new works by Queensland Conservatorium student composers. The Contemporary Studio Orchestra will present the world premiere of A Path on Which to Travel by Head of Jazz, Steve Newcomb in addition to other exciting collaborative works.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

#Free ticket restrictions apply

120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Jazz Department Showcase

Jazz

Highlights

27 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

A bright and captivating collage of acts to unveil the very best vocal and instrumental students from the famed jazz department.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

Tickets for this performance will be available soon.

120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

Ensemble Q: Timeless Quartets

Ensemble in Residence

28 May 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 May 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

The second of Brahms’ three piano quartets is the composer’s most personal and also most searingly intense chamber work. The slow movement is truly one of the highlights of the entire chamber music catalogue. And following this is the most important and incredible chamber work of the twentieth century. Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time is the embodiment of a musical journey. A concert not to be missed.

Adult $60
Concession $45
Student/Group $25

#Free ticket restrictions apply

June

Con2TheCabaret

02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Second year musical theatre students present a blend of traditional, contemporary and never-before-heard arrangments of some of the world’s most treasured songs.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contains adult themes and strong language.
#Free ticket restrictions apply 

2nd year students
Director: Megan Shorey
Musical Director: Trevor Jones

 

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ANAM present Stefan Dohr

Visiting Artist

Brass

03 June 7:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
03 June 7:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Principal horn of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Stefan Dohr performs works by Mozart, Ligeti, Nielsen and Dvorak.

Con2TheCabaret

03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Second year musical theatre students present a blend of traditional, contemporary and never-before-heard arrangments of some of the world’s most treasured songs.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contains adult themes and strong language.
#Free ticket restrictions apply 

2nd year students
Director: Megan Shorey
Musical Director: Trevor Jones

 

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Con2TheCabaret

08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Second year musical theatre students present a blend of traditional, contemporary and never-before-heard arrangments of some of the world’s most treasured songs.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contains adult themes and strong language.
#Free ticket restrictions apply 

2nd year students
Director: Megan Shorey
Musical Director: Trevor Jones

 

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Con2TheCabaret

09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Second year musical theatre students present a blend of traditional, contemporary and never-before-heard arrangments of some of the world’s most treasured songs.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contains adult themes and strong language.
#Free ticket restrictions apply 

2nd year students
Director: Megan Shorey
Musical Director: Trevor Jones

 

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Con2TheCabaret

10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Second year musical theatre students present a blend of traditional, contemporary and never-before-heard arrangments of some of the world’s most treasured songs.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contains adult themes and strong language.
#Free ticket restrictions apply 

2nd year students
Director: Megan Shorey
Musical Director: Trevor Jones

 

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Con2TheCabaret

10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
09 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
10 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Second year musical theatre students present a blend of traditional, contemporary and never-before-heard arrangments of some of the world’s most treasured songs.

Adult $33
Concession $21.50
Student/Group $11.50

This production contains adult themes and strong language.
#Free ticket restrictions apply 

2nd year students
Director: Megan Shorey
Musical Director: Trevor Jones

 

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Ensemble Q: A Musical Vision

Ensemble in Residence

Classical

24 June 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
24 June 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Featuring guest soprano Greta Bradman, this concert showcases Mahler and Shostakovich’s extreme virtuosity and devastating beauty. Alongside these two monumental composers is Ensemble’s Q’s own Paul Dean and his wind quintet depiction of Craig Silvey’s iconic Australian novel, Jasper Jones. 

Adult $60
Concession $45
Student/Group $25

#Free ticket restrictions apply

120 minutes inc. interval
Directions & Access Facilities

July

Behind the Music Series

Lunchtime

05 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
05 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

This series offers a rare glimpse into the processes involved in the preparation of creative works as leading musicians share their perspectives on making music.

Queensland Composers

Alumni

05 July 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
05 July 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Join the Ady Ensemble for an evening of drama, warmth and humour as they present a selection of works from local composers.

InsideOut

Lunchtime

06 July 1:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
06 July 1:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Coinciding with NAIDOC Week, this concert focuses on issues of identity and belonging, bringing together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, staff and visiting artists.

Sound and Space

Music Technology

10 July 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
10 July 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

Multi-instrumentalist Matthew Hitchcock and guests present a unique concert of surround sound works using a three-dimensional speaker system.

Double Bass Department

Lunchtime

Strings

13 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
13 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Experience the power and depth of sound of the double bass as students perform solo pieces and chamber works.

Andrey Gugnin

Visiting Artist

Piano

14 July 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
14 July 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, Andrey Gugnin performs works by Bach, Schubert, Shostakovich, Michael Kieran Harvey and Stravinsky.

Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano

Faculty

19 July 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
19 July 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

In the second of three concerts, Stephen Emmerson and Michele Walsh explore the three Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Brahms, as recently published by Bärenreiter, coupled with complementary works by Mozart.

Faculty Brass Quintet

Lunchtime

Brass

20 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
20 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Performing original works and arrangements for brass quintet.

The Lounge: Three Shades Blue

Jazz

20 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
20 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

With a deep blues base and heavy jazz influence, internationally regarded artists Kirstin Berardi, Dave McGuire and Joel Gregory join forces to perform a rich repertoire.

The Architect Composer

New Music

21 July 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
21 July 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

A concert to celebrate the works of Tibbits, Granger, Orrego-Salas and others, who were both composers and architects.

Wind Department

Lunchtime

Woodwind

24 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
24 July 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.

Cigany Weaver & Film

Jazz

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

Cigany Weaver fuse films of all eras with a tailor-made jazz manouche soundtrack in their most most ambitious foray into the world of multimedia.

Kurilpa Quartet

26 July 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
26 July 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Kurilpa Quartet perform works for string quartet by Beethoven and Schumann.

Brass Department

Lunchtime

Brass

27 July 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
27 July 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.

West Side Story

Musical Theatre

Highlights

27 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Set in 1950’s New York and inspired by Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is a tale of two star-crossed lovers caught between warring street gangs the ‘American’ Jets and ‘Puerto Rican’ Sharks. Written by the dream creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story’s legendary score blends jazz, latin and classical inspiration to create classic musical theatre numbers Tonight, Something’s Coming, I Feel Pretty and America.

Undoubtedly one of the greatest dance musicals ever written, West Side Story shows that the knife of passion can cut deep.

Adult $40
Concession $33
Student/Group $15

#Free ticket restrictions apply 

Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurens
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Entire Original Production Directed And Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Originally produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Robert L. Stevens
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Natasha Vlassenko & Oleg Stepanov

Piano

28 July 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
28 July 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Natasha and Oleg celebrate the 10th anniversary of the biennial Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition with performances, recollections and surprise guest artists.

West Side Story

Musical Theatre

Highlights

28 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Set in 1950’s New York and inspired by Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is a tale of two star-crossed lovers caught between warring street gangs the ‘American’ Jets and ‘Puerto Rican’ Sharks. Written by the dream creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story’s legendary score blends jazz, latin and classical inspiration to create classic musical theatre numbers Tonight, Something’s Coming, I Feel Pretty and America.

Undoubtedly one of the greatest dance musicals ever written, West Side Story shows that the knife of passion can cut deep.

Adult $40
Concession $33
Student/Group $15

#Free ticket restrictions apply 

Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurens
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Entire Original Production Directed And Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Originally produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Robert L. Stevens
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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West Side Story

Musical Theatre

Highlights

29 July 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Set in 1950’s New York and inspired by Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is a tale of two star-crossed lovers caught between warring street gangs the ‘American’ Jets and ‘Puerto Rican’ Sharks. Written by the dream creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story’s legendary score blends jazz, latin and classical inspiration to create classic musical theatre numbers Tonight, Something’s Coming, I Feel Pretty and America.

Undoubtedly one of the greatest dance musicals ever written, West Side Story shows that the knife of passion can cut deep.

Adult $40
Concession $33
Student/Group $15

#Free ticket restrictions apply 

Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurens
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Entire Original Production Directed And Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Originally produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Robert L. Stevens
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more

West Side Story

Musical Theatre

Highlights

29 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Set in 1950’s New York and inspired by Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is a tale of two star-crossed lovers caught between warring street gangs the ‘American’ Jets and ‘Puerto Rican’ Sharks. Written by the dream creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story’s legendary score blends jazz, latin and classical inspiration to create classic musical theatre numbers Tonight, Something’s Coming, I Feel Pretty and America.

Undoubtedly one of the greatest dance musicals ever written, West Side Story shows that the knife of passion can cut deep.

Adult $40
Concession $33
Student/Group $15

#Free ticket restrictions apply 

Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurens
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Entire Original Production Directed And Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Originally produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Robert L. Stevens
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Wayang Kulit – Shadow Drama of Java

Students

30 July 3:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
30 July 3:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

A spellbinding display of artistry and skill through flickering lights and shadows, this performance brings ancient stories to life with a full gamelan orchestra and puppet master.

Music Technology LIVE Capstone

Music Technology

31 July 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
31 July 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

A student concert of new and original works featuring a variety of electronic and digital technology.

August

Endeavour Trio

Lunchtime

Piano, Strings, Woodwind

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

The Endeavour Trio return with guest artists to present Brahms’ Trio for Clarinet, Cello & Piano Op.40 and Girard’s Les Noces D’Orphee.

Queensland Trombone Quartet & James Whiting Quartet

Alumni

Brass, Jazz

02 August 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
02 August 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Queensland Trombone Quartet joins with jazz vibraphonist and percussionist James Whiting to perform a variety of jazz, rock, pop and original music.

Wind Department

Lunchtime

Woodwind

03 August 1:05pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
03 August 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.

West Side Story

Musical Theatre

Highlights

03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
29 July 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Set in 1950’s New York and inspired by Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is