Queensland Symphony Orchestra | Enigma

QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts, South Bank

It can sometimes be dangerous to be friends with a composer! In 1899, English composer Edward Elgar created his Enigma Variations, a set of variations on the one melody, with each one representing a different friend of his. From his wife to his music publisher, each friend was immortalised in music as their different personalities shone through.…

Queensland Symphony Orchestra | Enigma

QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts, South Bank

It can sometimes be dangerous to be friends with a composer! In 1899, English composer Edward Elgar created his Enigma Variations, a set of variations on the one melody, with each one representing a different friend of his. From his wife to his music publisher, each friend was immortalised in music as their different personalities shone through.…

Queensland Symphony Orchestra | Enigma

QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts, South Bank

It can sometimes be dangerous to be friends with a composer! In 1899, English composer Edward Elgar created his Enigma Variations, a set of variations on the one melody, with each one representing a different friend of his. From his wife to his music publisher, each friend was immortalised in music as their different personalities shone through.…

Southern Cross Soloists | Dreams and Visions

QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts, South Bank

Dreams and Visions will collide in Southern Cross Soloists’ (SXS) concert of musical portraits taken from the innermost imaginations of some of the greatest composers. A kaleidoscope of colours and imagery will be expressed in works that include Vivaldi’s Spanish-flavoured oboe concerto, Bruch’s exotic Jewish-inspired Kol Nidrei, Berlioz’s viola masterpiece portraying a dreamer protagonist wandering…