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Fall in love with opera all over again!

Twelve months since last performing at QPAC, Opera Queensland once again fills the Concert Hall with soul-stirring music.

Under the baton of Dane Lam, ENCORE brings together acclaimed singers Shaun Brown, Andrew Collis, Eva Kong, Rosario La Spina, Virgilio Marino and Milijana Nikolic, joined by rising star, Opera Queensland's 2020 Young Artist Rebecca Cassidy and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

This is the moment we have been waiting for. The opportunity to be in the theatre again, sharing the joy and power of great singing with a live audience.

QPAC and Opera Queensland present a concert of songs by many of the great composers including Puccini, Verdi, Bizet and Tchaikovsky to capture the spirit of the time – a time of reflection and gratitude that we can once again return to the theatre and share the transformative power of music together.

ENCORE celebrates the power of the human spirit, paying tribute to the effort, patience and resilience that has helped us through the past year.

The concert features arias, duets and ensemble pieces from operas we all know and love. Passionate songs that tell of love hard fought for, of triumph over adversity, of a willingness to make the most of what life has to offer us.

With ENCORE, Opera Queensland says thank you for all the support they have been given over the past year with music that celebrates the generosity and spirit of our community.

Two shows only. 7pm Friday 23 October & 3pm Saturday 24 October 2020

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ENCORE – Opera Queensland Returns to the Stage is funded through the Queensland Government’s $22.5 million two-year Arts and Cultural Recovery Package.

Presented by QPAC and Opera Queensland

Pricing Guide

Admission Premium $79 A-Reserve $59

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