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QSO: Dreamscapes

Event

QSO: Dreamscapes

  • Date: Saturday, 13 April 2019, 7:30pm
  • Venue: QPAC Concert Hall — Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Grey St and Melbourne St, Southbank, QLD
  • Tickets: $49 - $119 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 387335044

Event Details

Be uplifted by Copland’s breezy concerto commissioned by Benny Goodman.

Enjoy the clarinet’s lyrical power in the first movement and the zesty fusion of jazzy and Latin American elements in the second. Kats-Chernin’s brooding Mythic soon builds to a pulsing exuberance of irresistible appeal. Symphonie Fantastique was a trailblazer because of its innovative orchestration and cinematic narrative. A heartbroken artist imbibes opium and in his inebriation observes his own execution. After his death, ghouls, witches and wizards surround him. In ‘March to the Scaffold’, listen for the whopping chord symbolising the executioner’s fatal blow a moment before the end.

Featured non-Australian music: Copland, Berlioz

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (07) 387335044 or by email to bookings@qso.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Mythic : full orchestra (2004) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Jaime Martin

Featured artists

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