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April

Behind the Music 2

Behind the Music

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

The Behind the Music series offers rare insights into the processes involved in the preparation of creative works. Find out from the music makers what is happening behind the scenes — how does a performer interpret a work, how do they make decisions, how do they balance spontaneity with preparation? Over four sessions, leading musicians will share insights into their individual approaches to making music.

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

26 April 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
26 April 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An evening of music by student-led bands from the jazz department.

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

26 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from the talented third year musical theatre students.

To book tickets email performing.arts@griffith.edu.au

Lyrebird Trio: Songs from Home

Faculty

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

The program will feature Hayn’s Piano Trio in G Major, Sculthorpe’s Night Song, Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No.2 and Grainger’s My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone.

Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique

Orchestra

27 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Under the baton of Peter Luff the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra performs one of the most impressive orchestral works ever composed, Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz. The program also showcases students Ruby Luck and Tokiwa Onoda performing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos.

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

27 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from the talented third year musical theatre students.

To book tickets email performing.arts@griffith.edu.au

Ensemble Q: Concert 1

Ensemble in Residence

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

Ensemble Q’s first program for 2018 is an exhilarating cross section of old and new chamber music featuring Dale Barltrop, leader of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Australian String Quartet. The concert will feature Ravel’s incredible Mother Goose Suite, a new Concerto for Cello and Wind Quintet by Paul Dean, Galounov’s rarely heard Reverie Orientale and the great D minor Piano Trio of Mendelssohn.

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

28 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 April 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from the talented third year musical theatre students.

To book tickets email performing.arts@griffith.edu.au

Orrery Arcana

Music Technology

30 April 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
30 April 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

An audio-visual concert featuring collaborative works undertaken at QCGU by QCRC Adjunct Research Fellow Nicole Carroll. Works include Orrery Arcana, Under the Moon, Over the Moon and Nhoj Elocin.

May

Student Composition Recital

Lunchtime

Composition

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

Premiere of works recently created by our composition students.

Keyboard Department

Lunchtime

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

Lunchtime concert showcasing the talents of the piano department.

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

03 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
03 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An evening of music by student-led bands from the jazz department.

Trichotomy Immersed

Ensemble in Residence

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

Trichotomy continue as ensemble in residence at the Conservatorium, producing a concert featuring reactive live visuals. The acoustic sounds of piano, bass and drums are manipulated live by the performers resulting in an immersive audio and visual experience. New music, improvised and emotive.

Conservatorium Wind Orchestra: Filmharmonic

Wind Orchestra

04 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Join the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra as they present some original and rarely-heard works written by Hollywood film composers intended for the concert hall rather than the silver screen. These concert works will be complemented by a few favourite film scores to round out the evening. Be sure to save this date in your calendars — May the 4th (be with you!).

Wind Department

Lunchtime

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

Delight in the skills and talents of QCGU’s vibrant and brilliant young wind students.

Voice of the Whale

Faculty

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

Faculty members Meta Weiss, Daniel de Borah and Virginia Taylor will perform Voice of the Whale for electric flute, cello and piano by George Crumb and a trio by Russian composer, Nicolai Kapustin.

Conservatorium Big Band

Jazz

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

The Conservatorium Big Band, under the direction of John Hoffman, will present an exciting concert of classic big band repertoire, composed and arranged by some of the greatest exponents of the genre.

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

10 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
10 May 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An evening of music by student-led bands from the jazz department.

Debussy — Beyond black and white

Piano

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

Stephen Emmerson and Bernard Lanskey present a duo recital on pianos and keyboards of music by French composer Claude Debussy in his anniversary year.

Ena Williams Award for Postgraduate Study Overseas

Prize

14 May 6:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
14 May 6:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Ena Williams Award for Postgraduate Study Overseas was established by Glenda Page, a keen lover of music, in memory of her mother, Ena Williams. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide funds for a female classical violin or piano student from Queensland Conservatorium showing outstanding promise, to further their music performance studies overseas.

New Music Ensemble

Lunchtime

New Music

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

The New Music Ensemble present new ideas in musical sound; improvisation, composition and sound installation.

Divertimenti String Ensemble

Students

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

Queensland Conservatorium’s premier string orchestra Divertimenti under the direction of Graeme Jennings presents a concert of diverse repertoire.

Brass Ensemble

Lunchtime

Brass

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

Hear classic works from the brass repertoire performed by the Conservatorium Brass Ensemble.

Val Machin Opera Scenes: Masquerade

Opera

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

A masquerade held on a midsummer night based around scenes from operas including The Fairy Queen by Purcell, La rondine by Puccini and Cendrillon by Massenet.

Guitaromanie

Faculty

Guitar

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

In this delightful program, Australian guitarist Jonathan Paget seduces us with the delicate colours of the early romantic guitar in a program exploring some of the hidden gems of the repertoire—from Diabelli, to Mertz, and Coste (among others). He is joined by faculty member Karin Schaupp in a selection of dynamic period arrangements for two guitars. Jonathan and Karin perform on replica instruments constructed by luthier Simon Rovis-Hermann.

BaDaBoom Percussion in Concert

Students

Percussion

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

BaDaBoom present new sonic adventures in percussion.

Val Machin Opera Scenes: Masquerade

Opera

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

A masquerade held on a midsummer night based around scenes from operas including The Fairy Queen by Purcell, La rondine by Puccini and Cendrillon by Massenet.

Carousel

Musical Theatre

19 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
23 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
24 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

In an amusement park on the coast of Maine, mill-worker Julie Jordan is spell-bound by the charismatic carousel barker, Billy Bigelow. Julie is not Billy’s usual type. She fascinates him. Carousel is the story of people who don’t quite fit society’s constraints. It is a story of love and marriage. A story of human failings and the legacies we leave our children. It is a story of the yearning for redemption.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
CAROUSEL

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom” as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
Original dances by Agnes de Mille.
“Carousel” is presented by permission of ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals; www.rnh.com

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Interactive Music

Music Technology

Music Technology

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

First year music technology students present a concert of live electronic music.

Raised Voices & In-Voices

Jazz

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

The Conservatorium’s premier jazz vocal ensembles Raised Voices and In-Voices present a double bill of unique compositions and arrangements for the genre.

Faculty Chamber Music

Faculty

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

String faculty and guests present a concert featuring some of the greatest works from the chamber Music genre.

Carousel

Musical Theatre

23 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
23 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
24 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

In an amusement park on the coast of Maine, mill-worker Julie Jordan is spell-bound by the charismatic carousel barker, Billy Bigelow. Julie is not Billy’s usual type. She fascinates him. Carousel is the story of people who don’t quite fit society’s constraints. It is a story of love and marriage. A story of human failings and the legacies we leave our children. It is a story of the yearning for redemption.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
CAROUSEL

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom” as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
Original dances by Agnes de Mille.
“Carousel” is presented by permission of ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals; www.rnh.com

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Guitar Department Concert

Lunchtime

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

Students from the guitar department present guitar music from around the world.

Carousel

Musical Theatre

24 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
23 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
24 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

In an amusement park on the coast of Maine, mill-worker Julie Jordan is spell-bound by the charismatic carousel barker, Billy Bigelow. Julie is not Billy’s usual type. She fascinates him. Carousel is the story of people who don’t quite fit society’s constraints. It is a story of love and marriage. A story of human failings and the legacies we leave our children. It is a story of the yearning for redemption.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
CAROUSEL

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom” as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
Original dances by Agnes de Mille.
“Carousel” is presented by permission of ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals; www.rnh.com

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The Con Artists plus guests

Jazz

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

The Con Artists showcase Brisbane’s emerging jazz talent in this 18-piece big band, formed by the illustrious John Hoffman and currently under the direction of Steve Newcomb. For this concert The Con Artists will be joined by guest composer and conductor Mace Francis.

Carousel

Musical Theatre

25 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
23 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
24 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

In an amusement park on the coast of Maine, mill-worker Julie Jordan is spell-bound by the charismatic carousel barker, Billy Bigelow. Julie is not Billy’s usual type. She fascinates him. Carousel is the story of people who don’t quite fit society’s constraints. It is a story of love and marriage. A story of human failings and the legacies we leave our children. It is a story of the yearning for redemption.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
CAROUSEL

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom” as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
Original dances by Agnes de Mille.
“Carousel” is presented by permission of ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals; www.rnh.com

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Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra: Petrushka

Orchestra

25 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
25 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Under the baton of guest conductor Fabian Russell, the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra presents an exciting program including Ravel’s choreographic poem for orchestra La Valse, Debussy’s evocative Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun inspired by the Stéphane Mallarmé poem and Stravinsky’s iconic 1911 ballet Petrushka, which tells the story of the love and jealousy.

Carousel

Musical Theatre

26 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
23 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
24 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

In an amusement park on the coast of Maine, mill-worker Julie Jordan is spell-bound by the charismatic carousel barker, Billy Bigelow. Julie is not Billy’s usual type. She fascinates him. Carousel is the story of people who don’t quite fit society’s constraints. It is a story of love and marriage. A story of human failings and the legacies we leave our children. It is a story of the yearning for redemption.

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
CAROUSEL

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom” as adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer.
Original dances by Agnes de Mille.
“Carousel” is presented by permission of ORiGiN Theatrical on behalf of R&H Theatricals; www.rnh.com

View more

Ensemble Q: Concert 2

Ensemble in Residence

27 May 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
27 May 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

The second concert from Ensemble Q takes the audience on a voyage through some of the most inspiring and moving chamber music ever written. Concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Haveron leads Ensemble Q with a stellar line-up of guest artists to perform Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale. Finishing out this extraordinary concert is Brahms much-loved Clarinet Quintet in B minor.

Electronic Instruments

Music Technology

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

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

Gamelan: Sounds of Java

Lunchtime

30 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer
30 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer

Experience a full Javanese Gamelan orchestra played by Conservatorium students performing traditional pieces from the beautiful repertoire of the royal courts of Java.

Liveness in a Virtual World

Music Technology

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

We live in a culture dominated by media technologies. What does performance mean to audiences today? What is it to be live in a virtual world?

ReCONciliation Week concert

Lunchtime

31 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer
31 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer

This concert celebrates and honours National Reconciliation Week commemorating significant milestones and contributing to reconciliation and positive change through the medium of musical composition and musical performance.

Chamber Music Showcase

Students

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

A concert featuring the students of the Conservatorium chamber music program.

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

31 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from the talented third year musical theatre students.

To book tickets email performing.arts@griffith.edu.au

June

Queensland Conservatorium Singers

Students

01 June 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
01 June 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The Queensland Conservatorium Singers, under the direction of Robert Stewart, perform Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass).

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

01 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from the talented third year musical theatre students.

To book tickets email performing.arts@griffith.edu.au

3rd Year Musicale

Musical Theatre

02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 May 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Come and join us for an evening of song from the talented third year musical theatre students.

To book tickets email performing.arts@griffith.edu.au

Ensemble Q: Concert 3

Ensemble in Residence

24 June 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
24 June 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

The inspiration of youth is the underlying motif of Ensemble Q’s third concert. The program features Janácek’s Mládí for wind quintet and bass clarinet, emerging Australia composer William Jeffrey’s first string quartet and Schumann’s Kinderszenen alongside Mahler’s first symphony featuring international guest violinist Jack Liebeck.

July

Qhorns: Pavlovas and Palava

Lunchtime

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

Come listen to Qhorns, under the direction of Peter Luff, play an exciting array of repertoire.

Silver-Garburg Duo

Piano

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

Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, much-loved duo Silver-Garburg return to Brisbane for this intimate recital performance.

ConKlezmer Orchestra: Greatest Hits

Lunchtime

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

The ConKlezmer Orchestra led by the quintessential cross-genre composer and pianist Yitzhak Yedid are a spectacle of Brisbane’s finest players. ConKlezmer Orchestra creatively re-work the traditional folk songs from Eastern Europe, with the jazz agenda of improvisation.

The Lounge: Meg Burstow Presents

Jazz

12 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
12 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Meg Burstow presents her jazz-inflected original music, which varies in style from laidback hiphop to upbeat funk to smooth Latin-inspired tunes.

Sonic Tectonics

Music Technology

12 July 7:30pm Other
12 July 7:30pm Other

Multi-channel compositions from third year music technology students undertaking a course called Sonic Tectonics. These 14-channel sonic art works utilise a specially designed array of 18 speakers.

Frank Millward + Sean Foran

Alumni

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

Bold new music featuring the intersection of acoustic piano/keyboards and live electronics via the use of Ableton Live + Max, gestural controllers and specific analogue effect processors. Sonic and visual art collide creating unexpected sounds and images.

Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

13 July 7:00pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

14 July 1:30pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more

Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

14 July 7:00pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Sound and Space

Music Technology

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

A unique concert of original works using a large surround-sound speaker system.

Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

17 July 7:00pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more

Behind the Music 3

Behind the Music

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

The Behind the Music series offers rare insights into the processes involved in the preparation of creative works. Find out from the music makers what is happening behind the scenes — how does a performer interpret a work, how do they make decisions, how do they balance spontaneity with preparation? Over four sessions, leading musicians will share insights into their individual approaches to making music.

Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

18 July 7:00pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Doors to the Fantastic

Faculty

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

A concert of chamber wind groups and solo performances exploring pieces of fantasy.

The Lounge: Night by Night

Jazz

19 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
19 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Night by Night is a ten-piece band of Brisbane heavyweight musicians bonded by a mutual appreciation of seminal jazz-rock fusion band, Steely Dan. Join them to hear all your favourite Steely Dan hits.

Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

19 July 7:00pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more

Conservatorium Concertos: Copland and Shostakovich

Orchestra

20 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
20 July 6:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Under the baton of Peter Luff hear favourite concerto works by Copland and Shostakovich, showcasing soloists Jarrad Linke and Raechel Suh.

Ripples

Alumni

Composition

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

A concert featuring works by our composition alumni.

Little Women

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

20 July 7:00pm Other
13 July 7:00pm Other
14 July 1:30pm Other
14 July 7:00pm Other
17 July 7:00pm Other
18 July 7:00pm Other
19 July 7:00pm Other
20 July 7:00pm Other

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

The Broadway musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 19th-century novel, vividly brings to life the March family of Concord, Massachusetts. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg and Amy guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women through romance and courtship, illness, loss and love.

*Special event

Book by Allan Knee. Music by Jason Howland. Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

View more

Double Bass Class

Lunchtime

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

A concert presented by double bass students from Queensland Conservatorium.

Brass Faculty Chamber concert

Faculty

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

The brass faculty of Queensland Conservatorium present a concert of diverse repetoire.

Vocal Department

Lunchtime

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

Students and faculty of the classical voice department will perform a concert program of art song and popular operatic arias.

Mélodies Enchantées

Faculty

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

A recital of French mélodie by Fauré, Debussy, Poulenc and Ravel performed by vocal faculty Shelli Hulcombe and pianist Anna Grinberg.

Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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August

Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Trichotomy

Ensemble in Residence

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

Trichotomy continue as ensemble in residence at the Conservatorium, producing a concert featuring reactive live visuals. The acoustic sounds of piano, bass and drums are manipulated live by the performers resulting in an immersive audio and visual experience. New music, improvised and emotive.

The Lounge: Kayleigh Pincott Quintet

Jazz

02 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
02 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Having released their acclaimed debut album Solace in 2017, the Kayleigh Pincott Quintet will present a set of original music.

Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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X

Faculty

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

Diana Tolmie presents newly commissioned Australian saxophone and piano works crossing the genres of jazz, classical, and gypsy.

Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Conservatorium Concertos: Vine and Rodrigo

Orchestra

Guitar

03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Under the baton of Peter Morris hear works by Vine featuring soloist Crystal Smith and Rodrigo’s Concierto Andaluz with guitarists Duncan Gardiner, Alejandro Duque Cuartas, Dominic Ward and Rowan Russell.

Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Company

Musical Theatre

Highlights, Musical Theatre

04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
28 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
31 July 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
01 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
02 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
03 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 1:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre
04 August 7:00pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Brisbane Powerhouse Season

On the night of his 35th birthday, bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

*Special event

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Book by George Furth.
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

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Music Technology LIVE Capstone

Music Technology

06 August 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
06 August 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

Third year students present a concert of new and original works with a variety of electronic and digital technology.

ANAM featuring Dudu Carmel

Visiting Artist

Woodwind

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

Dudu Carmel, solo oboist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, is a wild, mercurial personality, famed for his dazzling brilliance and musical daring. With the exception of the Mozart Divertimento, the works which he has selected are re-workings by their composers to feature the oboe as soloist, with Berio’s characteristically theatrical Chemins IV (his gloss on his dizzying oboe Sequenza) teeming with particularly outrageous invention and vertiginous virtuosity. Program includes Mozart Oboe Quintet, Jolivet Serenade for wind quintet, Berio Chemins IV for oboe and strings and Mozart Divertimento No.11 in D Major.

String Department

Lunchtime

Strings

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

Lunchtime concert showcasing the talented students of the string department.

The Lounge: Nomika

Jazz

09 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
09 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

The nu-soul/jazz-funk band Nomika, formerly known as His Merry Men, was originally formed nine years ago at the Conservatorium; musically bold and original with a dynamic onstage presence.

Marimba Duo with Nozomi and Joyce

Faculty

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

Teacher and student, Nozomi Omote and Joyce To join to present a mallet duo concert featuring works from local composers.

The Good Shepherd

Faculty

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

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

Conservatorium Wind Orchestra: New Morning for the World

Wind Orchestra

10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents a concert inspired by themes of social justice, freedom and equality. The repertoire will be anchored by Joseph Schwantner’s gripping New Morning for the World: Daybreak of Freedom, complete with narration based on timeless speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.

Real-Time Systems

Music Technology

13 August 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
13 August 7:30pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

First year students present a concert with bespoke software instruments using open-source visual programming language Pure data (Pd).

Natasha Vlassenko in Recital

Faculty

17 August 6:00pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
17 August 6:00pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

Natasha Vlassenko presents a piano recital celebrating the 90th Birthday of her late father Lev Vlassenko, performing works by Brahms, Beethoven and Chopin.

Latin Guitar Extravaganza

Visiting Artist

Guitar

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

A celebration of the guitar featuring Brazilian guitar sensation Chrystian Dozza, faculty member Karin Schaupp, the Riverside Guitar Ensemble and students from the jazz and classical guitar departments.

Baroque Band

Lunchtime

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

Baroque Band brings together faculty and guest artists to perform baroque music, informing and inspiring audiences about baroque music and interpretation.

The Ronald Clifford Davis Violin Prize

Prize

20 August 6:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
20 August 6:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Awarded to a Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University male violin student presently undertaking violin studies at the Conservatorium, or a male violin student who has graduated from the Conservatorium. Sponsored by the Estate of Ronald Clifford Davis.

Professorial Lecture

Special Event

21 August 7:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
21 August 7:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

The annual QCRC Professorial Lecture features one of our leading researchers speaking about their chosen field. Each year, these lectures highlight the diversity and scope of research being conducted at QCRC and celebrate the achievements of our Professorial members.

Faculty Chamber Music

Lunchtime

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

String faculty and guests present some of the greatest works from the chamber music genre.

Polychronies: From Toulon to Brisbane

Visiting Artist

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

Polychronies is a French percussion ensemble on their first tour to Australia. The ensemble focuses on contemporary repertoire of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The Lounge: Kelsey Giarola Quintet

Jazz

23 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
23 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

Alumnus Kelsey Giarola performs a selection of originals and jazz favourites alongside outstanding jazz musicians.

Clocked Out: Delicious Ironies

Ensemble in Residence

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

Clocked Out reunites with Perth-based saxophonist and pioneer of interactive electronics and realtime graphic-based musical scores, Lindsay Vickery.

Keyboard Department

Lunchtime

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

Lunchtime concert showcasing the talents of the piano department.

Meta Weiss & Daniel de Borah

Faculty

29 August 7:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
29 August 7:30pm 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 Brahms Sonata in D Major and Franck Sonata in A Major.

Since my Soul Loved

Lunchtime

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

The Australian premiere of Since my Soul Loved, a four movement composition for violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano. Performed by Yitzhak Yedid and the Yedid Ensemble.

The Lounge: Student Band Night

Jazz

30 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer
30 August 6:00pm Conservatorium Foyer

An evening of music by student-led bands from the jazz department.

Kupka’s Piano

Alumni

31 August 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
31 August 6:00pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Brisbane-based new music ensemble Kupka’s Piano aims to entice audiences into hearing new sounds, new musical ideas, and new structures while focusing on the latest music from around Australia. The ensemble of QCGU alumni is proud to return to the Conservatorium to present a concert of new and recent works by Australian composers, soon to be recorded by ABC Classic FM. World Premieres by Australian composers Holly Harrison, Samuel Smith, Lisa Illean and Jakob Bragg and recent works by Hannah Reardon-Smith, Liam Flenady, and Samantha Wolf will explore the sound worlds of the mixed chamber ensemble.

September

Dry River Run

Opera

Classical, Highlights, New Music, Opera & Voice

01 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
01 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Against the stark background of Federation-era Australia, on the remote cattle station of Dry River Run, unfurls the epic drama of the Callaway family. Paul Dean and Rodney Hall’s new opera presents a world immortalised by Barbara Baynton and Henry Lawson, while evoking the raw beauty of the surrounding landscape. As the nation struggles to come to terms with its new identity, so too do the Callaways as they struggle to face their darkest secrets.

 

Proudly supported by Philip Bacon Galleries

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Dry River Run

Opera

Classical, Highlights, New Music, Opera & Voice

04 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
01 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Against the stark background of Federation-era Australia, on the remote cattle station of Dry River Run, unfurls the epic drama of the Callaway family. Paul Dean and Rodney Hall’s new opera presents a world immortalised by Barbara Baynton and Henry Lawson, while evoking the raw beauty of the surrounding landscape. As the nation struggles to come to terms with its new identity, so too do the Callaways as they struggle to face their darkest secrets.

 

Proudly supported by Philip Bacon Galleries

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Australian Made

Students

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

New Australian works for saxophone orchestra performed by the Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra.

Class of 2018 Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre

05 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
05 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

A delicious taste of some of the industry’s most rich and moving repertoire in vignettes of song, dance and scene, superbly crafted to create this talent-packed one hour show.

The Musical Theatre Showcase puts the spotlight firmly on the graduating class of 2018.

Producer: Paul Sabey
Creative Director: Paul Sabey, Megan Shorey, Jacqui Somerville, Kate Wilson
Pianist: Heidi Loveland

4MBS Chamber Music Prize

Prize

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

Chamber Music prize sponsored by 4MBS Classic FM, in memory of founding member, Mr Ross Peters.

Class of 2018 Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre

06 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
05 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

A delicious taste of some of the industry’s most rich and moving repertoire in vignettes of song, dance and scene, superbly crafted to create this talent-packed one hour show.

The Musical Theatre Showcase puts the spotlight firmly on the graduating class of 2018.

Producer: Paul Sabey
Creative Director: Paul Sabey, Megan Shorey, Jacqui Somerville, Kate Wilson
Pianist: Heidi Loveland

Dry River Run

Opera

Classical, Highlights, New Music, Opera & Voice

07 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
01 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Against the stark background of Federation-era Australia, on the remote cattle station of Dry River Run, unfurls the epic drama of the Callaway family. Paul Dean and Rodney Hall’s new opera presents a world immortalised by Barbara Baynton and Henry Lawson, while evoking the raw beauty of the surrounding landscape. As the nation struggles to come to terms with its new identity, so too do the Callaways as they struggle to face their darkest secrets.

 

Proudly supported by Philip Bacon Galleries

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Class of 2018 Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre

07 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
05 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

A delicious taste of some of the industry’s most rich and moving repertoire in vignettes of song, dance and scene, superbly crafted to create this talent-packed one hour show.

The Musical Theatre Showcase puts the spotlight firmly on the graduating class of 2018.

Producer: Paul Sabey
Creative Director: Paul Sabey, Megan Shorey, Jacqui Somerville, Kate Wilson
Pianist: Heidi Loveland

Class of 2018 Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre

08 September 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
05 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

A delicious taste of some of the industry’s most rich and moving repertoire in vignettes of song, dance and scene, superbly crafted to create this talent-packed one hour show.

The Musical Theatre Showcase puts the spotlight firmly on the graduating class of 2018.

Producer: Paul Sabey
Creative Director: Paul Sabey, Megan Shorey, Jacqui Somerville, Kate Wilson
Pianist: Heidi Loveland

Class of 2018 Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre

08 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
05 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
06 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
08 September 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

A delicious taste of some of the industry’s most rich and moving repertoire in vignettes of song, dance and scene, superbly crafted to create this talent-packed one hour show.

The Musical Theatre Showcase puts the spotlight firmly on the graduating class of 2018.

Producer: Paul Sabey
Creative Director: Paul Sabey, Megan Shorey, Jacqui Somerville, Kate Wilson
Pianist: Heidi Loveland

Dry River Run

Opera

Classical, Highlights, New Music, Opera & Voice

09 September 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
01 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

Against the stark background of Federation-era Australia, on the remote cattle station of Dry River Run, unfurls the epic drama of the Callaway family. Paul Dean and Rodney Hall’s new opera presents a world immortalised by Barbara Baynton and Henry Lawson, while evoking the raw beauty of the surrounding landscape. As the nation struggles to come to terms with its new identity, so too do the Callaways as they struggle to face their darkest secrets.

 

Proudly supported by Philip Bacon Galleries

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Side-by-Side with Philip Mayers

Faculty

13 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Students and faculty perform a side-by-side chamber music concert with Berlin-based pianist and chamber musician Philip Mayers, featuring Alban Berg’s Kammerkonzert for Piano, Violin and 13 Wind instruments.

Jazz Department Showcase

Jazz

14 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The very best of the jazz department will be on show in the Conservatorium Theatre, presenting a collage of acts featuring vocal and instrumental students.

Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra: New World Symphony

Orchestra

Brass, Classical, Highlights, Orchestra, Percussion, Strings, Woodwind

28 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre