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  • Sat
    11
    Oct
    2014

    Best of British

    2:30 & 8pm

     Artists BoBElizabeth Lewis and Mark Vincent join the Queensland Pops Orchestra under the Baton of Patrick Pickett for the 2014 Best of British at QPAC.

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    The Pops trade mark has always been the Best of British.  Driven by Colin Harper’s British background the concert has the hit that have made the Last Night at the Proms and international event.  This will be a mixture of music from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as well as a sing-a-long to some well-known songs. 

     Following her highly acclaimed debut with the Pops in 2013 Best of British, Elizabeth Lewis will return in 2014 to lead us through the great music of the British Isles.  Her new CD “” will debut on New Year's Eve 2013.  This follows a highly successful season of Abandon with Opera Queensland will be performed again in Brisbane in February 2014.

     We are delighted to announce that the multi award winning singer Mark Vincent will join the Pops for the first time in 2014.  Mark Vincent was the 2009 winner of Australia’s Got Talent and has gone on to release four albums. Mark's first album My Dream - Mio Visione achieved platinum sales whilst both 'Compass' and 'The Great Tenor Songbook' have achieved gold sales. All of Mark's albums have achieved the #1 spot on the classical charts.

    The Quartet Sessions is the 5th highly anticipated album from Mark Vincent. The album is a breathtaking collection of classics & contemporary songs with a unique interpretation and is currently No1 on the Aria Classical Music charts.

     

    ACT I

     

    Old 100th  V Williams

    Orchestra, Choir

    633 Squadron  R Goodwin

    Orchestra

    I Could Have Danced All Night Loewe / Lerner

    Elizabeth Lewis

    Oliver Selection  Bart arr Reed

    Elizabeth Lewis

    Cinema Paradiso  Morricone  arr Morley

    Julie-Anne O'Reilly

    Endless Pleasure   Handel

    Elizabeth Lewis

    Beatles Medley Lennon /McCartney arr Mendelson                      Orchestra

    Bridge Over Troubled Water  Simon / Garfunkle

    Mark Vincent

    This Is The Moment Wildhorn / Bricusse

    Mark Vincent

    Climb Every Mountain Rogers / Hammerstein

    Mark Vincent

    Amazing Grace Himes arr C Lin

    Mark Vincent

    Zadok The Priest  Handel

    Choir

    ACT II

     

    Cwm Rhondda  Hughes

    Choir, Organ

    Men of Harlech  Trad arr Lloyd

    Choir

    Breakout  Hardiman arr Woodend

    Orchestra, Dancers

    Danny Boy  Trad arr Grainger  orch O’Boyle

    Elizabeth Lewis

    Wild Mountain Thyme McPeake/Burns arr Lantz/Brownsey               Choir

    Hielan Laddie & Black Bear  Trad                          Pipe Major Bruce Grice

    Lord of the Dance Carter

    Orchestra, Dancers

    Impossible Dream  Leigh / Darion arr C Lin

    Mark Vincent

    You Raise Me Up  Lovland / Graham arr Lin

    Mark Vincent

    Sea Shanties  Trad

    Orchestra

    Jerusalem  Blake / Parry  arr O’Boyle

    Mark Vincent

    Rule Britannia  Arne / Thomson

    Elizabeth Lewis

    Land of Hope and Glory  Elgar

    Choir