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Queensland Symphony Orchestra Season Launch

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra will launch their 2012 season in classic style.
By Alice Bopf
September 02, 2012
By Alice Bopf
September 02, 2012

The 2013 season for the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) will be launched in style in the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Concert Hall on September 10.

Hosted by Chief Conductor Johannes Fritzsch, it is set to be a night of unveilings, as the repertoire, soloists and conductors for the coming year are revealed. Among the developments will be updates on the Orchestra’s move to the new ABC headquarters in the Cultural Precinct of Southbank, just next to QPAC.

To celebrate, the QSO Brass Ensemble will perform a number of pieces, including Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition “Great Gate of Kiev”, as well as excerpts from Mozart’s Haffner Symphony No. 35, Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6. The Orchestra will also perform Rachmaninov’s Vocalise, accompanied by local soprano Milica Ilic.

All tickets to this free event have been snavelled up, however, for the first time, the Orchestra will be streaming the Launch live online. It can even be viewed via Smart Phone, Tablet or computer here, so don't miss out.

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