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  • Sat
    17
    May
    2014

    30th Anniversary Concert

    2:30pm & 8pm

    QPAC Concert Hall Brisbane

    Mirusia

    "Angel of Australia"

    With fanfares, marches, waltzes as well as music from theatre, operetta and a piece by Tchaikovsky that is renowned for going off with a bang.  Mirusia will perform songs that have made her famous around the world and Gregory Moore will sing those songs you love the most.

    Program

    Over the last thirty years the Pops has provided the people of Queensland with some of the most popular light classical and theatre music and with a sense of pomp and pageantry unsurpassed anywhere in Australia.  To bring this concert to life we have invited two wonderful stars to take us on that amazing journey in time.  Mirusia, described by Andre Rieu as the "Angel of Australia" will join a man who could arguably be referred to as the "Pin-up  Boy of the Pops", Gregory Moore.  Both these artists had their early foundation with this orchestra and have gone on to become international stars.  Mirusia will leave her European tour to join us for this concert.

    The Friend of the Pops have voted for their favourite pieces of music.  To see the program click here.

    Gregory Moore "Pin-up Boy of the Pops"

    Gregory Moore  - City R

    Emerging Young pianist Chai Jie Low will play a selection of variations from Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

    This you tube clip gives a nice insight into the piece of music.