CELEBRATING THE BEAUTY OF BAROQUE


Classical music lovers all over Australia will have their eyes firmly fixed on Brisbane throughout April as QPAC hosts the Brisbane Baroque festival.

Running 10-18 April, Brisbane Baroque is a nine day celebration of early music and will showcase a wide range of events ranging from a series of free performances of Bach’s great organ works at City Hall, through to a full scale production of Handel’s operatic masterpiece Faramondo at QPAC.

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Leading international and Australian classical musicians will feature in over twenty performances across key venues throughout the city including QPAC, the Queensland Conservatorium, Brisbane City Hall and St Mary’s Church, Kangaroo Point.

In addition to the free performances of Bach’s organ works, Brisbane City Hall will also host a further five recitals for only $5.00, ensuring that the festival is accessible to all lovers of classical music.

Other highlights of Brisbane Baroque include two concerts celebrating the works of Handel’s heavenly music at QPAC; world renowned countertenor Max Emauel Cencic performing with the Camerata of St John’s; and a special performance of The Rosemary Sonatas which are amongst some of the most extraordinary works in the violin repertoire.

For a full listing of events, check out www.brisbanebaroque.com.au