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QSO: Festival of Folk

Event

QSO: Festival of Folk

  • Date: Sunday, 10 March 2019, 11:30am
  • Venue: QPAC Concert Hall — Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Grey St and Melbourne St, Southbank, QLD
  • Tickets: Adult: $60 - $88 | Concession: $49.90 - $74.90 | Student: $49 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 136246

Event Details

By creating orchestral spin-offs of folk music, composers could pay homage to their homeland while also creating spectacular new sounds. There will be plenty of dances, sea songs, and rhapsodies from around the world in this concert that will move and transport you, and hopefully have you tapping your toes too.

Conductor Nathan Aspinall
Host Guy Noble
Soloist Hyung Suk Bae, Cello

Kodaly Dances of Galánta
Wagner Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
Popper Hungarian Rhapsody
Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air)
Wood Fantasy on British Sea Songs
Smetana Blaník from Ma vlast

Featured non-Australian music: Wood, Smetana, Popper, Wagner, Kodaly

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