The 4MBS Music Diary is a list of classical music concerts taking place in & around Brisbane. Check out the events below, or submit a classical music event of your own.

Aug 19

TCHAIKOVSKY 5 – CONSERVATORIUM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Friday 19 August, 7.30 pm, Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank
The Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Peter Luff) - will perform Symphony No 5 in E minor by Tchaikovsky and Piano Concerto No 3 in C by Prokofiev (with soloist, Joshua Noronha) at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University, South Bank, on Friday 19 August at 7.30 pm. $40 and concessions. For booking scall 136 246.

Date: Fri 19 August 2022

Address:
Queensland Conservatorium Theatre
Griffith University
SOUTH BANK

Aug 20

PASTORAL SYMPHONY – CADENZA CHAMBER PLAYERS

Saturday 20 August, 7.30 pm, Sandgate Town Hall
EVENT POSTPONED
'Pastoral Symphony' - with the Cadenza Chamber Players (directed by Lucas Lynch) - will include The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams (with soloist, Ann Carew), the overture from  A Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn and Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) by Beethoven at the Sandgate Town Hall, cnr Brighton Road & Seymour Street, Sandgate, on Saturday 20 August at 7.30 pm. $40 and concessions. For details call 0422 975 589.

Date: Sat 20 August 2022

Address:
Sandgate Town Hall
cnr Brighton Road & Seymour Street
SANDGATE

Aug 20

TEMPESTUOUS SKIES – AUSTRALIAN ROMANTIC & CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA

Saturday 20 August, 7.00 pm, St John's Cathedral, Brisbane City
'Tempestuous Skies' - an all-Mozart concert (directed by Rachael Beesley) - with the Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra & members of the Young Mannheim Symphonists Youth Orchestra - will include Serenade No 6 in D, K 239 (Serenata Notturna), Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K 488 (with soloist, Neal Peres Da Costa), the overture from Don Giovanni and Symphony No 41 in C, K 551 (Jupiter) at St John's Cathedral, 373 Ann Street Street, Brisbane City, on Saturday 20 August at 7.00 pm. For details call 0452 514 730.

Date: Sat 20 August 2022

Address:
St John's Cathedral
373 Ann Street
BRISBANE CITY

Aug 21

MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD – BRISBANE CONCERT ORCHESTRA

Sunday 21 August, 2.30 pm, Old Museum Concert Hall, Bowen Hills
'Music from Around the World' - with the Brisbane Concert Orchestra (conducted by Matthew Schwartz) - will include The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams (with soloist, Julia Hill), Hungarian Dance No 5 in F sharp minor by Brahms, Hungarian Dance No 6 in D flat by Brahms, Sabre Dance from Gayane by Khachaturian, Oblivion by Piazzolla - and other works - at the Old Museum Concert Hall, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, on Sunday 21 August at 2.30 pm. $25 and concessions. For bookings call 3257 4089.

Date: Sun 21 August 2022

Address:
Old Museum Concert Hall
480 Gregory Terrace
BOWEN HILLS

Aug 21

TEMPESTUOUS SKIES – AUSTRALIAN ROMANTIC & CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA

Sunday 21 August, 3.00 pm, The Events Centre, Caloundra
'Tempestuous Skies' - an all-Mozart concert (directed by Rachael Beesley) - with the Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra & members of the Young Mannheim Symphonists Youth Orchestra - will include Serenade No 6 in D, K 239 (Serenata Notturna), Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K 488 (with soloist, Neal Peres Da Costa), the overture from Don Giovanni and Symphony No 41 in C, K 551 (Jupiter) at The Events Centre, 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra, on Sunday 21 August at 3.00 pm. For details call 0452 514 730.

Date: Sun 21 August 2022

Address:
The Events Centre
20 Minchinton Streetr
CALOUNDRA

Aug 27

A WEEKEND CHORAL WORKSHOP WITH GRAHAM ABBOTT

Saturday 27 August, 10.00 am, Stella Maris Primary School, Maroochydore
Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Oriana Choir, musicologist & broadcaster - Graham Abbott,  will present a public two-day choral workshop focusing on Gloria, RV 589 by Vivaldi and Te Deum in C, K 141 by Mozart at the Stella Maris Primary School, Stella Way, Maroochydore, commencing on Saturday 27 August at 10.00 am in preparation for a performance of the works the following day. $120 with group discounts. Prior registration is essential. For details call 0438 136 833.

Date: Sat 27 August 2022

Address:
Stella Maris Primary School
Stella Way
MAROOCHYDORE

Sep 03

MUSIC BY THE SEA – EMILY GRANGER

Saturday 3 September, 7.30 pm, Sandgate Town Hall
Presented by Music By The Sea, Emily Granger (harp) will perform Blue Silence by Kats-Chernin, Right River Rumba by Zaerr, The Harp & the Moon by Edwards, Undiminished by Whitwell and works by Greenaway, Henson-Conant, & Larson at the Sandgate Town Hall, cnr Brighton Road & Seymour Street, Sandgate, on Saturday 3 September at 7.30 pm. $45. For details call 0400 882 201.

Date: Sat 3 September 2022

Address:
Sandgate Town Hall
cnr Brighton Road & Seymour Street
SANDGATE

Sep 04

OPUS 5 – SUNDAY MORNING COFFEE CONCERT

Sunday 4 September, 10/11.00 am, QPAC, 4MBS Performance Studio, Coorparoo
The second Opus 5 Sunday Morning Coffee Concert (postponed from earlier this year) - with Margaret Connolly (violin), Jason Tong (guest violin), Nicholas Tomkin (viola), Deborah Davis (cello), Rianne Wilschut (clarinet) & Mark Hooper (piano) - will include Overture on Hebrew Themes by Prokofiev, 4 Duets for 2 Violins by Bartók, Russian Rag for String Quartet by Kats-Chernin & Clarinet Quintet in A, K 332 by Mozart at the 4MBS Performance Studio, 384 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, on Sunday 4 September with coffee & croissant/cake from 10.00 am and the concert at 11.00 am. Click here to book online and print tickets or call 3847 1717 during business hours for customer assistance.

Date: Sun 4 September 2022

Address:
4MBS Performance Studio
384 Old Cleveland Road
COORPAROO

Sep 04

CIAO, ANTONIO – BACH SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND

Sunday 4 September, 2.00 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Fortitude Valley
Conducted by David Webster, 'Ciao, Antonio: Music of Bach & Vivaldi' - with the Bach Society of Queensland Choir (and soloists) and an orchestra - will include Double Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 by Bach, Mass No 3 in G minor, BWV 235 by Bach, Gloria, RV 589 by Vivaldi and other works at the Holy Trinity Church, 141 Brookes Street, Fortitude Valley on Sunday 4 September at 2.00 pm . $40 and concessions. For details call 0438 971 951.

Date: Sun 4 September 2022

Address:
Holy Trinity Church
141 Brookes Street
FORTITUDE VALLEY

Sep 10

COME TO THE PROMS – BRISBANE CITY POPS ORCHESTRA

Saturday 10 September, 2.00 pm, Brookfield Road, Kenmore
'Come to the Proms' - with the Brisbane City Pops Orchestra (conducted by Neil Flottmann) and Jon Maskell (baritone) - will include Votre toast (Toreador Song) from Carmen by Bizet, Largo al factotum from The Barber of Seville by Rossini, Wedding March in C from A Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn, Adagio of Phrygia & Spartacus from Spartacus by Khachaturian, Hungarian Dance No 5 in G minor by Brahms, Radetzky March by Strauss Snr, Entry of the Gladiators by Fučík, Pomp & Circumstance No 1 in D by Elgar - and lighter works - at the community centre at 41 Brookfield Road, Kenmore, on Saturday 10 September at 2.00 pm. $30 and concessions. For details call 3378 2384.

Date: Sat 10 September 2022

Address:
Community centre
41 Brookfield Road
KENMORE

Sep 10

IOLANTHE

Saturday 10 September, 7.30 pm, Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank
The Stuart Maunder production of Iolanthe by Sullivan - with the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Johannes Fritzsch) and students of the Conservatorium Classical Voice Department - will commence its season at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University, South Bank, on Saturday 10 September at 7.30 pm. For bookings for this, and other performances, call 136 246.

Date: Sat 10 September 2022

Address:
Queensland Conservatorium Theatre,
Griffith University
SOUTH BANK

Sep 11

ICO SUNDAYS

Sunday 11 September, 1.00 pm, Sherwood Primary School
The next 'ICO Sundays' concert - with the Indooroopilly Chamber Orchestra (directed by Greta Hunter) - will include the overture from Il signor Bruschino by Rossini, Violin Concerto in E minor by Mendelssohn (with soloist, Miriam Niessl), Intermezzo for Orchestra by Bargiel and Suite in D for Orchestra by Saint-Saëns at Sherwood Primary School, 464 Oxley Road (cnr Oxley & Sherwood Roads), Sherwood, on Sunday 11 September at 1.00 pm. $20. Price higher at the door. For details call 0409 320 619.

Date: Sun 11 September 2022

Address:
Sherwood Primary School
464 Oxley Road
(cnr Oxley & Sherwood Roads)
SHERWOOD

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