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.

May 19

IPSWICH CITY QUARTET – 4MBS FESTIVAL OF CLASSICS

Thursday 19 May, 7.30 pm, 4MBS Performance Studio, Coorparoo
Event 15 in the 4MBS Festival of Classics will feature the Ipswich City Quartet - Helen Carvolth (violin), Laura Thompson (violin), Raquel Bastos (voila) & Alexande McPherson (cello) performing String Quartet No 1 in G minor by Grieg, Luce Quartet by Rayner and a selection of Nordic Folk Tunes arranged for string quartet at the 4MBS Performance Studio, 384 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, on Thursday 19 May at 7.30 pm. $30 and concessions . Click here to book & print tickets or call 3847 1717 during business hours for customer assistance.

Date: Thu 19 May 2022

Address:
4MBS Performance Studio
384 Old Cleveland Road
COORPAROO

May 20

WHO DID IT BETTER? – SCHUBERT OR WOLF – 4MBS FESTIVAL OF CLASSICS

Friday 20 May, 7.00 pm, 4MBS Performance Studio, Coorparoo
'Who Did it Better? Schubert or Wolf', Event 16 in the 4MBS Festival of Classics - with Morgan England-Jones (soprano), Annika Hinrichs (soprano) & Catherine Guinevere Lynagh (piano) - will include Auf dem See, Ganymed, Kennst du las Land, Genzen der Menschheit and Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt by Schubert & Wolf at the 4MBS Performance Studio, 384 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, on Friday 20 May at 7.00 pm. $30 and concessions . Click here to book & print tickets or call 3847 1717 during business hours for customer assistance.

Date: Fri 20 May 2022

Address:
4MBS Performance Studio
384 Old Cleveland Road
COORPAROO

May 21

MORETON BAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAL STORIES – MUSIC INSPIRED BY LITERATURE

Saturday 21 May, 2.00 pm, Redcliffe Entertainment Centre
'Orchestral Stories - Music Inspired by Literature' - with the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra & the MBSO Youth Symphony (conducted by Bronwyn Gibbs) and the MBSO Junior Strings (conducted by Angela Butler) - will include The Montagues & the Capulets from Romeo & Juliet by Prokofiev, a waltz from The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky, Bacchanale from Samson & Delilah by Saint-Saëns, an excerpt from Scheharazade by Rimsky-Korsakov, the overture from Romeo & Juliet by Tchaikovsky - and other works - at the Redcliffe Entertainment Centre, Downs Street, Redcliffe, on Saturday 21 May at 2.00 pm. $25 and concessions. For details call 3283 0407.

Date: Sat 21 May 2022

Address:
Redcliffe Entertainment Centre
Downs Street
REDCLIFFE

May 22

ALMOST FRENCH – MUSES TRIO

Sunday 22 May, 4.00 pm, Plant Empire, Yeerongpilly
'Almost French', presented by Muses Trio - Christa Powell (violin), Louise King (cello) & Therese Milanovic (piano) - will include Soir & Matin by Bonis, a new work by Greenaway, Three Pieces for cello & piano by N Boulanger, Pastorale by Tailleferre, D'un soir triste & D'matin de printemps by L Boulanger and The Road not Taken by Pepin at Plant Empire, 281 Station Road, Yeerongpilly, on Sunday 22 May at 4.00 pm. $40. For details call 0421 477 700.

Date: Sun 22 May 2022

Address:
Plant Empire
281 Station Road
YEERONGPILLY

May 22

ALMOST FRENCH – MUSES TRIO

Sunday 22 May, 7.00 pm, Plant Empire, Yeerongpilly
'Almost French', presented by Muses Trio - Christa Powell (violin), Louise King (cello) & Therese Milanovic (piano) - will include Soir & Matin by Bonis, a new work by Greenaway, Three Pieces for cello & piano by N Boulanger, Pastorale by Tailleferre, D'un soir triste & D'matin de printemps by L Boulanger and The Road not Taken by Pepin at Plant Empire, 281 Station Road, Yeerongpilly, on Sunday 22 May at 7.00 pm. $40. For details call 0421 477 700.

Date: Sun 22 May 2022

Address:
Plant Empire
281 Station Road
YEERONGPILLY

May 22

PLANETS, PIANOS & PROJECTIONS

Sunday 22 May, 2.00 pm, Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Toowong
Pianists, Betty Nicholson & Lyn Panetta, will perform the original version of The Planets by Holst - with projected images - at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong, on Sunday 22 May at 2.00 pm. $20. For details call 0432 264 675.

Date: Sun 22 May 2022

Address:
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Mt Coot-tha Road
TOOWONG

May 25

THE ROMANTIC CELLO – POULSEN & HOOPER – 4MBS FESTIVAL OF CLASSICS

Wednesday 25 May, 2.00 pm, 4MBS Performance Studio, Coorparoo
'The Romantic Cello', Event 18 in the 4MBS Festival of Classics - with Sue-Ellen Poulsen (cello) and Mark Hooper (piano) - will include Vocalise by Rachmaninov, Cello Sonata by Bridge and Three Fantasy Pieces by Schumann at the 4MBS Performance Studio, 384 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, on Wednesday 25 May at 2.00 pm. $30 and concessions . Click here to book & print tickets or call 3847 1717 during business hours for customer assistance.

Date: Wed 25 May 2022

Address:
4MBS Performance Studio
384 Old Cleveland Road
COORPAROO

May 28

ROBERT AMPT AT ST JOHN’S

Saturday 28 May, 6.00 pm, St John's Cathedral, Brisbane
Presented by the Organ Society of Queensland, Robert Ampt (organ) will perform his own compositions - Trumpet Tune, Fanfare on Praise to the Lord Almighty, O Sacred Head, Christmas Prelude: The Day that Christ was Born on and (with violinist, Emily Ampt) an excerpt from Partita No 3 in E for Violin by Bach and Violin Sonata No 3 in C by Bach at St John's Cathedral, 373 Ann Street, Brisbane City, on Saturday 28 May at 6.00 pm. $30 and concessions . Click here to book & print tickets or call 3847 1717 during business hours for customer assistance.

Date: Sat 28 May 2022

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

May 28

SCENES OF NATURE – VOXALIS

Saturday 28 May, 7.00 pm, Old Museum Building, Bowen Hills
'Scenes of Nature' - with Shelli Hulcombe (soprano), Jolanta Kudra (soprano), Camilo Lopez (baritone) and Francis Atkins (piano) - will include Mädchenblumen by Strauss, Histoires Naturelles by Ravel, In This Garden by Beath and works by Chausson, Debussy, & Mahler at Studio 1, Old Museum Building, 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, on Saturday 28 May at 7:00 pm. $46 and concessions. For bookings call 3257 4089.

Date: Sat 28 May 2022

Address:
Studio 1
Old Museum Building
480 Gregory Terrace
BOWEN HILLS

May 29

BAROQUE MASTERS – BRISBANE BAROQUE PLAYERS

Sunday 29 May, 2.00 pm, St Augustine's Church, Hamilton
'Baroque Masters' - with the Brisbane Baroque Players - will include Sonata One from Six Canonic Sonatas, TWV 40:118 by Telemann, Mio caro bene from Rodelinda by Handel, Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 851 by Bach, Vedrò con brio diletto from Il Giustino by Vivaldi, Flute Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034 by Bach and other works at St Augustine's Church, 56 Racecourse Road, Hamilton, on Sunday 29 May at 2.00 pm. $25 and concessions. For details call 0413 748 286.

Date: Sun 29 May 2022

Address:
St Augustine's Church
56 Racecourse Road
HAMILTON

Jun 04

CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD – SCOMODO VOCE SINGERS

Saturday 4 June, 7.00 pm, Middle & Senior School Hall, Kelvin Grove State College
The Scomodo Voce Singers - with a chamber ensemble - will perform Considering Matthew Shepard by Johnson at the Middle & Senior School Hall, Kelvin Grove State College, 205 Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, on Saturday 4 June at 7:00 pm. $30 and concessions. For details call 0434 865 005.

Date: Sat 4 June 2022

Address:
Middle & Senior School Hall
Kelvin Grove State College
205 Victoria Park Road
KELVIN GROVE

Jun 04

MUSIC BY THE SEA – WALKER & TEDESCHI

Saturday 4 June, Sandgate Town Hall
Presented by Music By The Sea, Sally Walker (flute) & Simon Tedeschi (piano) will perform Three Gymnopédies by Satie, Fantasie by Fauré, Entr'acte from Carmen by Bizet, Romance by Beach, Chatterbox Rag by Kats-Chernin, Flute Sonata by Poulenc and other works at the Sandgate Town Hall, cnr Brighton Road & Seymour Street, Sandgate, on Saturday 4 June. (Commencement time not advised) $55 and concessions. For details call 0400 882 201.

Date: Sat 4 June 2022

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

Jun 05

MESSIAH HIGHLIGHTS – SUNSHINE COAST CHORAL SOCIETY

Sunday 5 June, 2.00 pm, Memorial Chapel, Buderim
'Messiah Highlights' (conducted by Adrian King) - with Annika Hinrichs (soprano), Anne Fulton (mezzo), Ronan King-Rose (tenor), Daniel Smerdon (bass), the Sunshine Coast Choral Society and the Baroque Orchestra - will include excerpts from Messiah by Handel at the Memorial Chapel, 159 Wises Road, Buderim, on Sunday 5 June at 2.00 pm. No admission prices advised. For details call 0408 944 480.

Date: Sun 5 June 2022

Address:
Memorial Chapel
159 Wises Road
BUDERIM

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