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.

Oct 24

SOMETHING OLD & SOMETHING NEW

Sunday 24 October, 2.00 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Woolloongabba
'Something Old & Something New' - with the Brisbane Monteverdi Ensemble and the Brisbane Recorder Ensemble - will include Meraviglia d'amore by Marini, Cantate Deo by Donati, Gloriosa Domine by Donati, Sonata quarta by Rossi, Che fai meco, mio cor by Gesualdo - and other works -  at the Holy Trinity Church, 68 Hawthorne Street, Woolloongabba, on Sunday 24 October at 2.00 pm. $20 and concessions. For details call 0457 895 035.

Date: Sun 24 October 2021

Address:
Holy Trinity Church
68 Hawthorne Street
WOOLLOONGABBA

Oct 24

SONATAS IN SOUTH BRISBANE – RHOSLYN CARNEY

Sunday 24 October, 2.30 pm, St Andrew's Church, South Brisbane
In the final concert of the Sonatas in South Brisbane series, Rhoslyn Carney (flute) & Mitchell Leigh (piano) will perform Sonata, Op 167, Undine by Reinecke Fantasie for flute & piano, Op 79 by Fauré Melisande for solo flute by Meale and Trio for Flute, Cello & Piano by Farrenc (with Trio Farrenc) at Saint Andrew’s Church, 160 Vulture Street (cnr Ernest Street), South Brisbane, on Sunday 24 October at 2.30 pm. $25 and concessions. Click here to book & print tickets or call 4MBS Ticketing on 3847 1717, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

Date: Sun 24 October 2021

Address:
St Andrew's Church
160 Vulture Street
(cnr Ernest Street)
SOUTH BRISBANE

Oct 31

OL’ BLIGHTY – BRISBANE BAROQUE PLAYERS

Sunday 31 October, 2.00 pm, St Augustine's Church, Hamilton
'Ol' Blighty' - with the Brisbane Baroque Players and the vocal ensemble Kahexa - will include Beati omnes qui timent Dominum by Purcell, Which is the properest day to drink? by Arne, Fair Phyllis by Farmer, Over hill, over dale by Hatton, String Quartet No 2 in D by Wesley, String Quartet No 5 in D by Shield, 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' from Suite No. 5 in E, HWV 430 by Handel, London Trio No 3 in G by Haydn and excerpts from Concerto in E flat by Woodcock at St Augustine's Church, 56 Racecourse Road, Hamilton, on Sunday 31 October at 2.00 pm. $20 and concessions. For details call 0413 748 286.

Date: Sun 31 October 2021

Address:
St Augustine's Church
56 Racecourse Road
HAMILTON

Nov 07

INCOMPARABLE BEETHOVEN – HOWARD AINSWORTH MEMORIAL CONCERT

Sunday 7 November, 2.30 pm, Old Museum Concert Hall, Bowen Hills
In the 2021 Howard Ainsworth Memorial Concert, the Orchestra Corda Spiritus (conducted by Chen Yang) will perform Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat (Emperor) by Beethoven (with soloist Luke Sharp) and Symphony No. 7 in A by Beethoven at the Old Museum Concert Hall, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills on Sunday 7 November at 2.30pm. $25 and concessions. For bookings call 3257 4089.

Date: Sun 7 November 2021

Address:
Old Museum Concert Hall
480 Gregory Terrace
BOWEN HILLS

Nov 07

THE ARMED MAN – FROM SCRATCH – BRISBANE CONCERT CHOIR

Sunday 7 November, 12.30/7.00 pm, Holland Park Primary School Hall
The Brisbane Concert Choir and the Sinfonia of St Andrew's (conducted by Debra Shearer-Dirié) invite interested singers to join a 'Sing from Scratch' performance of The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Jenkins at the Holland Park Primary School Hall, Wilbur Street, Holland Park, on Sunday 7 November with rehearsals from 12.30 pm and the performance at 7.00 pm. $55 includes music. $10 audience admission. For details call 0475 262 649.

Date: Sun 7 November 2021

Address:
Holland Park Primary School Hall
Wilbur Street
HOLLAND PARK

Nov 07

BRISBANE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA GALA CONCERT

Sunday 7 November, 3.00 pm, Brisbane City Hall
The Brisbane Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Antoni Bonetti/Paul Dean) will perform Colas Breugnon Overture by Kabalevsky, Bag of Twelve by Kats-Chernin, Variations on a Theme by Haydn by Brahms and Symphony No 2 in D by Brahms at the main auditorium, Brisbane City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane City, on Sunday 7 November at 3.00 pm. $60/$50. For details call 0438 321 946.

Date: Sun 7 November 2021

Address:
Main aiditorium
Brisbane City Hall
King George Square
BRISBANE

Nov 12

QSO CONNECT ENSEMBLE – CARMEN TO BABY SHARK

Friday 12 November, 7.00 pm, SunPAC, Macgregor
'Carmen to Baby Shark', the SunPAC Summerfest Gala opening concert will feature the QSO Connect Ensemble performing excerpts from Carmen by Bizet, a Water Music Suite by Handel, Children's Corner Suite by Debussy, The Nutcracker Concert Suite by Tchaikovsky, a composition by Kats-Chernin - and lighter works -  at SunPAC, 470 McCullough Street, Macgregor, on Friday 12 November at 7.00 pm with a pre-concert talk at 6.30 pm. $20. For bookings call 3323 9650.

Date: Fri 12 November 2021

Address:
SunPAC
470 McCullough Street
MACGREGOR

Nov 14

A JOYFUL NOISE – BRISBANE CITY HALL

Sunday 14 November, 3.00 pm, Brisbane City Hall
Conducted by Emily Cox, “A Joyful Noise” - the first of three concerts at the Brisbane City Hall in November & December - will feature the Brisbane Chorale, the John Coulton Brass Ensemble and organist, Christopher Wrench, performing coronation anthems by Haydn, The Old Hundreth by Vaughan Williams, an arrangement of the Triumphal March from Aida by Verdi ... and other works ... at the main auditorium, Brisbane City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane, on Sunday 14 November at 3.00 pm. $50 and concessions for balcony seating. $40 and concessions for stalls seating. Prices may be higher on the day. Click here to book & print tickets or call 4MBS Ticketing on 3847 1717, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm. Prior bookings are strongly recommended to avoid delays at the box office. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

Date: Sun 14 November 2021

Address:
Main Auditorium
Brisbane City Hall
King George Square
BRISBANE

Nov 14

CONCERTIADE 4 – YOUNG PIANO STARS

Sunday 14 November, 3.00 pm, 4MBS Performance Studio, Coorparoo
In 'Concertiade 4 - Young Piano Stars', eleven students of Mark Hooper will perform a variety of works including études by Liszt, excerpts from piano sonatas by Mozart & Beethoven, Nocturne No 1 in C sharp minor by Chopin, The Lark from Farewell to St Petersburg by Glinka, The Joyful Island by Debussy, Rondo Capriccioso in E by Mendelssohn and works by Schumann, Ginastera, Milhaud & Ravel at the 4MBS Performance Studio, 384 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, on Sunday 14 November at 3.00 pm. $30. Click here to book & print tickets or call 4MBS Ticketing on 3847 1717, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

Date: Sun 14 November 2021

Address:
4MBS Performance Studio
384 Old Cleveland Road
COORPAROO

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