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March

Stellar Brass

Faculty

Brass

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

Ysolt Clark and Ben Marks present compositions for French Horn and Trombone from a variety of musical universes.

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Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

James Sandon

Faculty

Jazz

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

A captivating night of new compositions and jazz classics, interwoven with improvisation and creative interplay, brought to you by an intimate group of outstanding musicians.

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New Instruments for Musical Expression

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

The Creative Music Technology Department is pleased to open its 2021 performance series with a concert of New Instruments for Musical Expression.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Piano Series: Daniel de Borah

Faculty

Piano

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

Esteemed Australian pianist and QCGU faculty member Daniel de Borah presents a solo recital of works by Bach, Schumann, Liszt and Rachmaninov.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

It’s Only Life

Musical Theatre

11 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Originally produced for the Lincoln Centre in 2006, It’s Only Life is a revue of the music of acclaimed songwriter John Bucchino, whose songs have been performed by Patti LuPone, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minnelli and many others. Filled with tales of longing, fulfillment, loss, triumph and ultimately wisdom. 

 

 

IT’S ONLY LIFE

A New Musical Revue
Music and Lyrics by John Bucchino
Conceived by Daisy Prince & John Bucchino
Originally Directed by Daisy Prince


World Premiere
Rubicon Theatre Company
June 21, 2008
Originally Presented Off-Broadway at SPF-04

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Jazz Onshore 1

Jazz

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

Jazz Faculty, alumni and current students combine for a season opening show.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

It’s Only Life

Musical Theatre

12 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Originally produced for the Lincoln Centre in 2006, It’s Only Life is a revue of the music of acclaimed songwriter John Bucchino, whose songs have been performed by Patti LuPone, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minnelli and many others. Filled with tales of longing, fulfillment, loss, triumph and ultimately wisdom. 

 

 

IT’S ONLY LIFE

A New Musical Revue
Music and Lyrics by John Bucchino
Conceived by Daisy Prince & John Bucchino
Originally Directed by Daisy Prince


World Premiere
Rubicon Theatre Company
June 21, 2008
Originally Presented Off-Broadway at SPF-04

View more

It’s Only Life

Musical Theatre

13 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Originally produced for the Lincoln Centre in 2006, It’s Only Life is a revue of the music of acclaimed songwriter John Bucchino, whose songs have been performed by Patti LuPone, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minnelli and many others. Filled with tales of longing, fulfillment, loss, triumph and ultimately wisdom. 

 

 

IT’S ONLY LIFE

A New Musical Revue
Music and Lyrics by John Bucchino
Conceived by Daisy Prince & John Bucchino
Originally Directed by Daisy Prince


World Premiere
Rubicon Theatre Company
June 21, 2008
Originally Presented Off-Broadway at SPF-04

View more

It’s Only Life

Musical Theatre

13 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
11 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
12 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
13 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Originally produced for the Lincoln Centre in 2006, It’s Only Life is a revue of the music of acclaimed songwriter John Bucchino, whose songs have been performed by Patti LuPone, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minnelli and many others. Filled with tales of longing, fulfillment, loss, triumph and ultimately wisdom. 

 

 

IT’S ONLY LIFE

A New Musical Revue
Music and Lyrics by John Bucchino
Conceived by Daisy Prince & John Bucchino
Originally Directed by Daisy Prince


World Premiere
Rubicon Theatre Company
June 21, 2008
Originally Presented Off-Broadway at SPF-04

View more

Vocal Department Showcase

Students

Opera & Voice

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

Students of the classical voice department together with pianist Alex Raineri will present a program of art song, chamber music and operatic arias.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Introducing György Déri

Faculty

Strings

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

Recenty appointed cello faculty member György Déri presents a recital of works for cello and piano by Bach, Brahms and Kodály alongside chamber music and piano faculty member Daniel de Borah.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Conservatorium Wind Orchestra: From the End of the World

Wind Orchestra

19 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
19 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The Conservatorium Wind Orchestra under the baton of Peter Morris presents a program of dynamic Wind Orchestra repertoire set around a theme of ancient and other-worldly power. For this concert also welcome special guests the Young Conservatorium Wind Orchestra under the direction of Stefanie Smith.

The 40th Anniversary Concert: Christopher Wrench plays JS Bach on the Conservatorium Organ

Special Event

Classical

21 March 3:00pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
21 March 3:00pm Basil Jones Orchestral Hall

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and The Organ Society Queensland present an organ concert featuring exclusively the music of J.S. Bach, performed by internationally acclaimed Australian organist Christopher Wrench. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the inauguration of the Owen Fletcher  Pipe Organ at Queensland Conservatorium, and the 336th anniversary of the birth of J. S. Bach.

Piano Series: Rachael Shipard & John Fisher

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

Rachael Shipard and John Fisher present a program of works for two pianos by Mozart, Chopin and Rachmaninov.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Keyboard Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Piano

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

A showcase of talent from the Keyboard Department

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

The Rover

Performing Arts

Acting

25 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

The Rover is the classic 17th century restoration comedy by the first professional woman playwright, Aphra Behn. Lost in a maze of masquerade, it details multiple plotlines revolving around the adventures of a group of noblemen and women in Naples for the Carnival. Taking the audience back to the world of Royalist continental exile, the play explores the attempts of its heroines to exert some control over their destinies.

MUSE concert

Students

Classical, Jazz

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

QCGU classical and jazz students come together to support the MUSE initiative as part of ENACTUS (a student club for social impact and entrepreneurial action) and the Griffith Honours College.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Nautical Fantasies

Jazz

Contemporary

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

Original compositions and pieces collected from the traditional and popular canon, with the central theme of man’s fascination and obsession with the sea.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Beethoven Symphony No.3 Eroica

Orchestra

26 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
26 March 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Conducted by Johannes Fritzsch, the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s majestic Symphony No.3 Eroica, as well as symphonic tone poem The Oak by influential African American composer, Florence Price.

The Rover

Performing Arts

Acting

26 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

The Rover is the classic 17th century restoration comedy by the first professional woman playwright, Aphra Behn. Lost in a maze of masquerade, it details multiple plotlines revolving around the adventures of a group of noblemen and women in Naples for the Carnival. Taking the audience back to the world of Royalist continental exile, the play explores the attempts of its heroines to exert some control over their destinies.

The Rover

Performing Arts

Acting

27 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

The Rover is the classic 17th century restoration comedy by the first professional woman playwright, Aphra Behn. Lost in a maze of masquerade, it details multiple plotlines revolving around the adventures of a group of noblemen and women in Naples for the Carnival. Taking the audience back to the world of Royalist continental exile, the play explores the attempts of its heroines to exert some control over their destinies.

Beethoven Symphony No.3 Eroica – Toowoomba

Orchestra

Classical

27 March 7:00pm Other
27 March 7:00pm Other

The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra is bringing the music of Beethoven to Toowoomba’s Empire Theatre.

Join the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, featuring our leading instrumental students, under the baton of maestro Johannes Fritzsch as they perform Beethoven’s majestic Symphony No.3 Eroica, as well as symphonic tone poem The Oak by African American composer, Florence Price.

 

The Rover

Performing Arts

Acting

27 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
25 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
26 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
27 March 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

The Rover is the classic 17th century restoration comedy by the first professional woman playwright, Aphra Behn. Lost in a maze of masquerade, it details multiple plotlines revolving around the adventures of a group of noblemen and women in Naples for the Carnival. Taking the audience back to the world of Royalist continental exile, the play explores the attempts of its heroines to exert some control over their destinies.

String Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Strings

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

A showcase of talent from the String Department.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Brass Faculty & Students

Faculty

Brass

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

A performance of brass chamber music from members of faculty and students.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

April

Satire & Strings : Jacaranda String Quartet

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

In their debut performance, the Jacaranda String Quartet present Haydn’s String Quartet in E-flat Op.33 No.2 The Joke and Hindemith’s Minimax Repertory for Military Orchestra.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Behind the Music 1

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

The first of two lectures on artistic practice presented by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Australian String Trios

Faculty

Strings

14 April 7:31pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
14 April 7:31pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Members of QCGU’s string faculty present Australian String Trios by Peter Sculthorpe and Frederick Septimus Kelly.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Wind Department Lunchtime

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

A showcase of talent from the Wind Department.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Piano Series: Leanne Jin

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

A recital by the winner of the 2019 Lev Vlassenko Piano Series

In The Deep End

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

In the Deep End’ is a multi-movement composition for saxophone, piano, harp, electronics and drumkit. Composed by Martin Kay, the work morphs between meditative states and unpredictability, creating a harmonic and textural sound world inspired by a Tibetan Gong, collected on his travels through India.

Brass Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Brass

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

A showcase of talent from the Brass Department

String Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Strings

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

A showcase of talent from the String Department.

John & Sue Thompson Vocal & Accompaniment Scholarship

Prize

Opera & Voice, Piano

22 April 6:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall
22 April 6:30pm Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Talented keyboard and vocal students in third year or higher collaborate to take out the John & Sue Thompson Accompaniment Scholarship.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Chris Stover’s Helical Ensemble

New Music

Contemporary

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

An evening of original music by Chris Stover, with text by Brazilian poet Angélica Freitas, flowing between jazz, minimalist Brazilian textures and contemporary chamber music.

The Firebird

Orchestra

23 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
23 April 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Peter Luff performs Stravinsky’s ballet masterpiece The Firebird. Depicting the Russian folklore story through majestic orchestration and a smouldering finale, the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will bring the 1919 version of this work to life. The concert will open with Tchaikovsky’s revered Piano Concerto No.1 performed by student soloist Samuel Choi.

Composition Department Showcase

Lunchtime

Composition

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

A showcase of new music from the students of the Composition Department.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Percussion Faculty Concert

Faculty

Percussion

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

An exciting concert featuring faculty from the percussion department.

Modern works for Violin

Faculty

Strings

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

String faculty member Graeme Jennings presents a solo recital of modern violin works.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Faculty Chamber Concerts

Faculty

Piano, Strings

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

The first of two concerts featuring faculty in both beloved and less familiar chamber works for strings and piano. This performance showcases the sublime but rarely performed Bloch Piano Quintet of 1923.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Dominic Kingsford and Friends

Jazz

Composition

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

A showcase collection of Dominic Kingsford’s original works and arrangements for jazz and art music ensembles.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Conservatorium Wind Orchestra: Winds of Change

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

Under the baton of Rachel Howley, the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents a program featuring Grainger’s much-loved Lincolnshire Posy and a World Premiere of a new work by Australian-based composer, Catherine Likhuta.

May

Ensemble Q: 1

Ensemble in Residence

Classical

04 May 7:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 May 7:00pm Conservatorium Theatre

The story of Pelléas et Mélisande has inspired many wonderful works of music throughout history. None more so than the fabulous opera by Debussy and the incredible tone poem of Schoenberg. However, the incidental music by Faure and Sibelius on the legend, are representatives of the highest achievements and most successful works by both of these composers. Coupled with the invigorating work by Schreker, the beauty of Mozart and the amazing quartet of Szymanowski, this concert promises to be a wonderful start to a busy year for Ensemble Q.

Franz Schreker      Der Wind
Sibelius, arr Walter        Death of Mélisande
Mozart      Quintet for piano and winds, K452
Szymanowski      String Quartet no 2, Op 56
Faure, arr Walter       Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Student Band Night 1

Students

Jazz

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

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

Mendelssohn, Brahms and the Streicher Piano

Faculty

Classical, Piano

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

Peter Roennfeldt presents two pinnacles of romantic chamber music with colleagues Margaret Connolly and Daniel Curro, Mendelssohn’s C minor Piano Trio Op.66 and Brahms’ Piano Trio in C Major Op.87 , performing on the 1843 Streicher Viennese piano.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Divertimenti String Ensemble

Students

Strings

12 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer
12 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Foyer

Divertimenti String Ensemble conducted by Graeme Jennings presents masterpieces for string orchestra.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Guitar and Harp Lunchtime

Students

Guitar, Strings

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

A showcase of talent from the Guitar and Harp Department.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Student Band Night 2

Students

Jazz

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

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

Oliver She: York Bowen & Rachmaninov

Students

Piano

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

Oliver She presents a recital featuring works by neglected English composer York Bowen, including the Three Miniatures, a selection of his Preludes, and the first Australian performance of his Twelve Studies.

Wind Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Woodwind

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

A showcase of talent from the Wind Department.

Chamber Music Showcase 1

Students

Classical

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

An evening of student ensembles from the Chamber Music course.

Brass Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Brass

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

A showcase of talent from the Brass Department

Student Band Night 3

Students

Jazz

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

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

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Val Machin Opera Scenes

Opera

20 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
20 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
21 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The 2021 Val Machin Opera Scenes brings together three of the most beloved opera works from Mozart, Bizet and Puccini. With chamber orchestra, the opera department will perform scenes from The Magic Flute, Carmen and La Bohème.

Chamber Music Showcase 2

Students

Classical

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

An evening of student ensembles from the Chamber Music course.

 

Queensland Conservatorium is operating under a COVID-19 safe plan, to view current information click here.

Val Machin Opera Scenes

Opera

21 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
20 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
21 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The 2021 Val Machin Opera Scenes brings together three of the most beloved opera works from Mozart, Bizet and Puccini. With chamber orchestra, the opera department will perform scenes from The Magic Flute, Carmen and La Bohème.

Interactive Music

Students

Music Technology

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

First year Creative Music Technology students present a concert of live electronic music.

Gamelan: Sounds of Java

Students

26 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer
26 May 1:05pm Conservatorium Foyer

A performance by the Conservatorium Gamelan Ensemble of works from the classical repertoire of Javanese Gamelan from Central Java demonstrating the work undertaken by the student ensemble in the first semester. A range of representative pieces in differing styles and levels of difficulty will be presented.

Jazz Vocal Ensembles

Students

Jazz

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

The Conservatorium’s premier jazz vocal ensembles – Raised Voices, ConSonance and In-Voices – present a concert of unique compositions and arrangements for the genre.

Keyboard Department Lunchtime

Lunchtime

Piano

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

A showcase of talent from the Keyboard Department.

Pop Showcase

Students

Popular Music

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

A sparkling evening of fresh talent from the Popular Music Department.

Composition Showcase

Students

Composition

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

New music fresh from the students of the Composition Department.

Concerto Festival

Orchestra

28 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
28 May 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Shining the spotlight on the talented students of the Queensland Conservatorium, the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra presents an extensive program of concerto movements and short works featuring student soloists.

Electronic Instruments

Students

Music Technology

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

A showcase of new works featuring the sonic joyfulness of new and bleeding-edge technologies – come wonder at the unique creations.

June

The Con Artists and Conservatorium Big Band Double Bill

Jazz

02 June 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
02 June 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

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

Ba Da Boom

Lunchtime

Percussion

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

A showcase of talent from the Percussion Department featuring Ba Da Boom Percussion ensemble.

Liveness in a Virtual World

Music Technology

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

We live in a culture dominated by media technologies, this screening/concert asks: what is it to be ‘live’ in a virtual world

August

Grease

Musical Theatre

05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Grease

Musical Theatre

06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Grease

Musical Theatre

07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

View more

Grease

Musical Theatre

10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Grease

Musical Theatre

11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Grease

Musical Theatre

12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Grease

Musical Theatre

13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Grease

Musical Theatre

14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
06 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
10 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
12 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
13 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
14 August 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59 are back with the whirlwind summer romance of leather-glad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy. After unexpectedly reuniting, can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

Featuring all your favourite songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more. Join the performing arts department as they bring their energy and passion to this ultimate electrifying musical classic.

GREASE
Book, Music and Lyrics By
JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY

BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
www.origintheatrical.com.au

Logo Created and Designed by Maggie Taft and Harry Bogosian

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Mr Burns

Performing Arts

Acting

19 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
20 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, is a dark comedy by Anne Washburn. It tells the story of a group of survivors from a global catastrophe, who retell and re-enact the Cape Feare episode of the cult classic TV show, The Simpsons. Soon they become the hit theatrical troupe of this dark new world in this international comedy dissolving the barriers between high art and pop culture.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
by Anne Washburn
Score by Michael Friedman
Lyrics by Anne Washburn

Playwrights Horizons, Inc. produced the New York City premiere of the play off-Broadway in 2013.

Originally produced in June, 2012 by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC, Howard Shalwitz, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Herrmann, Managing Director.

Mr. Burns was Commissioned by The Civilians, New York, NY Steven Cosson, Artistic Director

For the language of the remembering of the Simpsons’ episode, Cape Feare, the author would like to credit the Civilians actors involved in the initial workshop: Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Maria Dizzia, Gibson Frazier, Matt Maher, Jennifer Morris, Colleen Werthmann and Sam Breslin Wright.                                                                          

An Amateur Production By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical,
on behalf of SAMUEL FRENCH INC.
www.origintheatrical.com.au

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Mr Burns

Performing Arts

Acting

20 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
20 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, is a dark comedy by Anne Washburn. It tells the story of a group of survivors from a global catastrophe, who retell and re-enact the Cape Feare episode of the cult classic TV show, The Simpsons. Soon they become the hit theatrical troupe of this dark new world in this international comedy dissolving the barriers between high art and pop culture.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
by Anne Washburn
Score by Michael Friedman
Lyrics by Anne Washburn

Playwrights Horizons, Inc. produced the New York City premiere of the play off-Broadway in 2013.

Originally produced in June, 2012 by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC, Howard Shalwitz, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Herrmann, Managing Director.

Mr. Burns was Commissioned by The Civilians, New York, NY Steven Cosson, Artistic Director

For the language of the remembering of the Simpsons’ episode, Cape Feare, the author would like to credit the Civilians actors involved in the initial workshop: Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Maria Dizzia, Gibson Frazier, Matt Maher, Jennifer Morris, Colleen Werthmann and Sam Breslin Wright.                                                                          

An Amateur Production By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical,
on behalf of SAMUEL FRENCH INC.
www.origintheatrical.com.au

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Mr Burns

Performing Arts

Acting

21 August 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
20 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, is a dark comedy by Anne Washburn. It tells the story of a group of survivors from a global catastrophe, who retell and re-enact the Cape Feare episode of the cult classic TV show, The Simpsons. Soon they become the hit theatrical troupe of this dark new world in this international comedy dissolving the barriers between high art and pop culture.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
by Anne Washburn
Score by Michael Friedman
Lyrics by Anne Washburn

Playwrights Horizons, Inc. produced the New York City premiere of the play off-Broadway in 2013.

Originally produced in June, 2012 by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC, Howard Shalwitz, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Herrmann, Managing Director.

Mr. Burns was Commissioned by The Civilians, New York, NY Steven Cosson, Artistic Director

For the language of the remembering of the Simpsons’ episode, Cape Feare, the author would like to credit the Civilians actors involved in the initial workshop: Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Maria Dizzia, Gibson Frazier, Matt Maher, Jennifer Morris, Colleen Werthmann and Sam Breslin Wright.                                                                          

An Amateur Production By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical,
on behalf of SAMUEL FRENCH INC.
www.origintheatrical.com.au

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Mr Burns

Performing Arts

Acting

21 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
19 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
20 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 2:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre
21 August 7:30pm Burke St Studio Theatre

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, is a dark comedy by Anne Washburn. It tells the story of a group of survivors from a global catastrophe, who retell and re-enact the Cape Feare episode of the cult classic TV show, The Simpsons. Soon they become the hit theatrical troupe of this dark new world in this international comedy dissolving the barriers between high art and pop culture.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
by Anne Washburn
Score by Michael Friedman
Lyrics by Anne Washburn

Playwrights Horizons, Inc. produced the New York City premiere of the play off-Broadway in 2013.

Originally produced in June, 2012 by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC, Howard Shalwitz, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Herrmann, Managing Director.

Mr. Burns was Commissioned by The Civilians, New York, NY Steven Cosson, Artistic Director

For the language of the remembering of the Simpsons’ episode, Cape Feare, the author would like to credit the Civilians actors involved in the initial workshop: Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Maria Dizzia, Gibson Frazier, Matt Maher, Jennifer Morris, Colleen Werthmann and Sam Breslin Wright.                                                                          

An Amateur Production By Arrangement with ORiGiN™ Theatrical,
on behalf of SAMUEL FRENCH INC.
www.origintheatrical.com.au

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September

Kurt Weill Street Scene

Opera

04 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 September 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Street Scene by Kurt Weill is a groundbreaking synthesis of traditional opera and musical theatre, for which received a Tony Award for Best Original Score. The opera incorporates jazz and blues influences beside Puccini and Broadway style numbers, with text in English.

Set on the East Side of Manhattan in sweltering 1940’s New York, the plot centres around residents of tenement buildings over a 24 hour span. With neighbourly gossip and chit-chat, the story interweaves a romance between Rose and Sam alongside a torrid affair of Rose’s mother which when discovered raises, tensions to a tragic end.

Kurt Weill Street Scene

Opera

07 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 September 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Street Scene by Kurt Weill is a groundbreaking synthesis of traditional opera and musical theatre, for which received a Tony Award for Best Original Score. The opera incorporates jazz and blues influences beside Puccini and Broadway style numbers, with text in English.

Set on the East Side of Manhattan in sweltering 1940’s New York, the plot centres around residents of tenement buildings over a 24 hour span. With neighbourly gossip and chit-chat, the story interweaves a romance between Rose and Sam alongside a torrid affair of Rose’s mother which when discovered raises, tensions to a tragic end.

Kurt Weill Street Scene

Opera

09 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 September 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Street Scene by Kurt Weill is a groundbreaking synthesis of traditional opera and musical theatre, for which received a Tony Award for Best Original Score. The opera incorporates jazz and blues influences beside Puccini and Broadway style numbers, with text in English.

Set on the East Side of Manhattan in sweltering 1940’s New York, the plot centres around residents of tenement buildings over a 24 hour span. With neighbourly gossip and chit-chat, the story interweaves a romance between Rose and Sam alongside a torrid affair of Rose’s mother which when discovered raises, tensions to a tragic end.

Kurt Weill Street Scene

Opera

11 September 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
04 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
07 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
09 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
11 September 2:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Street Scene by Kurt Weill is a groundbreaking synthesis of traditional opera and musical theatre, for which received a Tony Award for Best Original Score. The opera incorporates jazz and blues influences beside Puccini and Broadway style numbers, with text in English.

Set on the East Side of Manhattan in sweltering 1940’s New York, the plot centres around residents of tenement buildings over a 24 hour span. With neighbourly gossip and chit-chat, the story interweaves a romance between Rose and Sam alongside a torrid affair of Rose’s mother which when discovered raises, tensions to a tragic end.

Jazz Showcase

Jazz

17 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
17 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, alongside Queensland Conservatorium’s premier big band, The Con Artists under the direction of Steve Newcomb.

FilmHarmonic

Orchestra

24 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
24 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra presents an exciting collaboration with the Griffith Film School, curated and conducted by Peter Morris. The program will feature original collaborations between student composers and filmmakers, as well as established and iconic film music performed as a live soundtrack to to the moving image.

October

Symphonic Winds

Wind Orchestra

15 October 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
15 October 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

The Conservatorium Wind Orchestra presents a concert of major symphonic Wind Orchestra repertoire under the baton of Peter Morris.

Mahler Symphony No.5

Orchestra

22 October 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
22 October 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Under the baton of Johannes Fritzsch, the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra performs Mahler’s blockbuster Symphony No.5, featuring the exquisite Adagietto for strings and harp said to be a love poem to Mahler’s wife, Alma. The concert opens with French composer Lili Boulanger’s Du fond de l’abîme, heart-wrenching setting of Psalm 130 which features choir and orchestra.