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From Sep 28
Sublime choral music from across the ages
From Oct 10
Accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, 12 acrobats and multidisciplinary artists rebel against monotony, reinvent themselves and challenge the limits of the factory-city
From Oct 14
A new dance solo work by Australian choreographer and performer Byron Perry.

Classical Music

From Sep 23
Germany’s esteemed Faust Quartet tour to Australia to join with Omega Ensemble, culminating in a performance of the glorious Mendelssohn String Octet, guest artist also includes Dimitri Ashkenazy (clarinet) and Andrew Haveron (violin).
From Sep 23
One of the finest pianists of our time, Stephen Hough presents an exclusive Melbourne performance. He shares with us a recital program of real magic and beauty.
From Sep 24
Inspired by the courage and resilience of those who lived through the devastating Brisbane flood of 2011 which saw three quarters of Queensland declared a disaster zone, this Queensland Conservatorium contemporary opera commission is an homage to the triumph of human nature in the face of adversity.

Dance

From Oct 2
Inspired by China’s most popular story, Monkey…Journey to the West is a large-scale and highly physical production from renowned theatre for families, Kim Carpenter’s Theatre of Image.
From Oct 4
Traditional Irish dance in an intimate setting
From Oct 4
Celtic Legends brings you 100% live traditional Irish dance, music and song creating an electric atmosphere which has swept countless international audiences away to the heart of Ireland.

Film

From Nov 9
Queensland Symphony Orchestra SPECIAL Featuring: Academy® and Golden Globe award-winning film composer Dario Marianelli, Music critic, author and broadcaster Stephen Johnson

Jazz

From Sep 25
Lovers of Jazz can enjoy a casual groove with the Spring Jazz Cafe Series.
From Sep 27
Set against the striking sanctuary of St Stephen’s church, this rarely performed work takes an intimate look into the music of the fifteenth century English Tudor composer Thomas Tallis through the musical kaleidoscope of four of Australia’s most accomplished jazz musicians. Scored by and featuring award-winning saxophonist Andrew Robson and Sandy Evans (sax), James Greening (trombone) and Steve Elphick (bass).
From Oct 3
The award-winning Monash Art Ensemble present their third and final project for 2014, featuring the world premiere of three new compositions and one classic work. Milton Babbitt’s All Set is a rarely performed gem of third stream music, a synthesis of classical music and jazz, by one of America’s most important modernist composers; Andrew Harrison’s Gassed Shell (Severe) explores his grandfather’s WW1 experiences; Confluence by lauded pianist and composer Joseph O’Connor was written specifically for the Monash Art Ensemble, and a new work, for e.e. cummings, by the ensemble’s director Paul Grabowsky completes the program.

Light Classics

From Sep 24
City Recital Hall Presents Painted From Memory The Music of Bacharach and Costello Starring Michael Falzon and Bobby Fox “Exquisite orchestrations and subtle wordplay.” Rolling Stone Magazine
From Sep 27
Brisbane-based Artico Ensemble (Shelli Hulcombe soprano, Natalie Peluso soprano, Rianne Wilschut clarinet, Paul Kopetz bass clarinet and Brieley Cutting piano) continues its 2014 Concert Season with a program of well-known classics as well as other beautiful works heard less frequently in chamber music setting.
From Oct 5
Between Worlds is the debut album of saxophonist Nick Russoniello (ABC Young Performer of the Year 2011) featuring the Acacia Quartet. To celebrate the album Nick Russoniello, the Acacia Quartet and the Project Histoire have planned a tour!

Musical Theatre & Cabaret

From Sep 24
City Recital Hall Presents Painted From Memory The Music of Bacharach and Costello Starring Michael Falzon and Bobby Fox “Exquisite orchestrations and subtle wordplay.” Rolling Stone Magazine
From Sep 30
Riverside Theatres is set to become a children’s activity hub these school holidays with a jam-packed program of incredible live theatre, entertainment and interactive workshops at their annual Spot On Children’s Festival
From Oct 5
All that glitters will be gold in regional Victoria during 5 – 12 October, as Ballarat paves its streets in sequins during the third annual Ballarat Cabaret Festival.

Stage

From Sep 24
City Recital Hall Presents Painted From Memory The Music of Bacharach and Costello Starring Michael Falzon and Bobby Fox “Exquisite orchestrations and subtle wordplay.” Rolling Stone Magazine
From Sep 27
The story, Wild Swans ,within the concert is based on “The Wild Swans” fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, and tells the tale of Eliza the princess whose wicked stepmother has changed Eliza’s eleven brothers into swans. A story that will thrill and captivate young and old alike!
From Sep 27
Brisbane-based Artico Ensemble (Shelli Hulcombe soprano, Natalie Peluso soprano, Rianne Wilschut clarinet, Paul Kopetz bass clarinet and Brieley Cutting piano) continues its 2014 Concert Season with a program of well-known classics as well as other beautiful works heard less frequently in chamber music setting.

Theatre

From Sep 25
The Actors College of Theatre and Television (ACTT) Graduating class of 2014 present their final performance ‘Punk Rock’. The dramatic piece is written by Dennis Kelly and the Theatrical production is directed by John O’Hare.
From Sep 27
The story, Wild Swans ,within the concert is based on “The Wild Swans” fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, and tells the tale of Eliza the princess whose wicked stepmother has changed Eliza’s eleven brothers into swans. A story that will thrill and captivate young and old alike!
From Sep 30
Riverside Theatres is set to become a children’s activity hub these school holidays with a jam-packed program of incredible live theatre, entertainment and interactive workshops at their annual Spot On Children’s Festival

Visual Art

From Oct 3
Renowned Torres Strait Islander artist Ken Thaiday has been commissioned to present a major new performance installation at Carriageworks.
From Oct 25
Casula Powerhouse are launch their fifth annual celebration of the Pacific Islands with a feast of mouth-watering foods, free entertainment and exhibitions.
From Nov 11
Walsh Bay Arts and Commerce will host one of their biggest and most eagerly anticipated events of the year, with the fifth annual Walsh Bay Arts Table on Tuesday 11th November. The al fresco degustation dinner, which will feature food from some of Sydney’s best restaurants and located on the water’s edge with a stunning Sydney harbor backdrop, is ideal for lovers of food and the arts. Proceeds from the dinner will be donated towards the development of arts and cultural activities in regional NSW.

World

From Sep 28
Sublime choral music from across the ages
From Oct 10
Accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, 12 acrobats and multidisciplinary artists rebel against monotony, reinvent themselves and challenge the limits of the factory-city
From Oct 12
A different and exciting take on Latin American music!