Conductor Dane Lam
Soprano Yafen
Erhu Ma Xiaohui
Pipa Zhao Cong
Piano Piers Lane
Violin Zoë Black

Chinese New Year Concert!

Queensland Symphony Orchestra continues its annual tradition celebrating Chinese New Year – in 2017, The Year of the Rooster!

We invite friends of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Chinese community and the whole of Brisbane to join us for a magnificent program that features a blend of Chinese music and great western masterworks.

Mendelssohn Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream, op.61
Yang The Shepherdess of the Tian Shan Mountains
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite from Le coq d'or (Zolotoy petushok; The Golden Cockerel)
Chindamo American Spirit
Tchaikovsky Finale from The Nutcracker
Bao Dialogue On Flowers
Litolff Concerto symphonique, No.4, op.102, D minor
Xia Farewell, My Concubine
Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
Cong Apsaras on the Silk Road
Bao The Little Cowherd
Traditional Jasmine Flower
Tan Dun Eternal Vow from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Concerto

Patron: His Excellency Mr Cheng Jingye, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in Australia.
The Worldbeat series is proudly supported by NAB and Brisbane City Council.

  • Connecting safely at QPAC

    QPAC is currently operating at 100% capacityi under a COVID Safe Plan approved by Queensland Health. As social distancing is not always possible in our theatres and foyers, masks are strongly recommended for all patrons in our foyers and theatres. Please bring your own mask with you. For contact tracing purposes we are using the Check In Qld app and encourage all patrons to download the app and fill out their details prior to attending performances at QPAC. Find out more.

  • The Safest Way to Buy!

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Presented by Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Pricing Guide

Admission Adult $87 Concession^ $74 Student^^ $50 Family^^^ $224
Admission i Admission $74
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^Centrelink issued concession/pension cards accepted; Seniors cards not accepted

^^Full-time Student, any age, with student card

^^^2 Adult and 2 Child (kids in school) tickets

Please note, a transaction fee of $6.95 applies per transaction. Minimum price may be available for selected shows only. Please see Pricing Guide for further details.


Dane Lam


Ma Xiaohui

Zhao Cong

Piers Lane

Zoë Black