For over 65 years, London’s Academy of St Martin in the Fields has been one of the world’s favourite orchestras. Established by the late Sir Neville Marriner, this superstar chamber orchestra brought the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Beethoven and more to life in refined and polished performances that have captivated millions.
From the Four Seasons to the score of Oscar-winning film Amadeus, the Academy’s recordings are some of the true treasures of classical music. Now led by Music Director and virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell, the Academy continues to delight new generations of music-lovers with sensational music-making of the highest order.
Program 1: European Masters | Bach and Mendelssohn (Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 7pm)
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1, Classical
Bach Violin Concerto in A minor
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for solo violin and orchestra
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3, Scottish
Program 2: Classic Grandeur | Mozart and Beethoven (Thursday, 12 October 2023, 7pm)
Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture
Beethoven Violin Concerto (original cadenzas by Joshua Bell)
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Australian Chamber Orchestra River12 Feb 2024, 7pmConcert Hall, QPAC
A cinematic odyssey exploring the waterways that have shaped our world, in all their majesty and fragility.
Camerata Camerata & Alex Raineri: Beethoven17 Feb 2024, 7:30pmConcert Hall, QPAC
A stunning concert full of beauty and virtuosity, brought to life by Camerata and acclaimed pianist, Alex Raineri.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Worlds Collide18 Feb 2024, 11:30amConcert Hall, QPAC
From melodies as old as time, to more contemporary masterworks: distant worlds collide.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Umberto's Mahler23 - 24 Feb 2024Concert Hall, QPAC
QSO starts the Maestro season off with Mahler’s epic Symphony No.7 at QPAC's Concert Hall.
Southern Cross Soloists Divine Alchemy3 Mar 2024, 3pmConcert Hall, QPAC
Explores beauty arising from unlikely places, offering a musical program born from the crucible of adversity.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Opera Gala8 - 9 Mar 2024Concert Hall, QPAC
Experience all of the highlights of Puccini’s operas in one epic gala, under the baton of Giordano Bellincampi.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Messiah28 Mar 2024, 7:30pmConcert Hall, QPAC
Brett Weymark, four dazzling soloists and Brisbane Chamber Choir will breathe life into this timeless work of reverence.
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Hopelessly Devoted6 Apr 2024, 1:30pm & 7:30pmConcert Hall, QPAC
Join QSO as they perform all of Olivia Newton-John's iconic hits.