QPAC: CELEBRATING THE BEAUTY OF BAROQUE


QPAC BAROQUE

QPAC is hosting the Brisbane Baroque festival.

For the Classical music lovers will have their eyes firmly fixed on Brisbane throughout April.

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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.

This is through to a full scale production of Handel’s operatic masterpiece Faramondo at QPAC.

Therefore 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.

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

 

 Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

QPAC is one of Australia’s leading centres for live performance, welcoming over 1.5 million visitors to more than 1,300 performances annually.

The QPAC is part of the Queensland Cultural Centre and is located on the corner of Melbourne Street and Grey Street in Brisbane’s South Bank precinct.

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QPAC was designed by local architect Robin Gibson in the mid-1970s. after

The State Cabinet formally recognised in 1972 the need for a new Queensland Art Gallery and a new major performing arts centre.

In addition to a new location for the Queensland Museum and State Library.

It was opened by the Duke of Kent in 1985.

 

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