CD – Be Entertained
This an eclectic collection of music from recent Queensland Pops Orchestra concert performances. Music selected form Best of British , Celtic Spectacular, Tribute to the ANZACs, 30th Anniversary, and the ever popular New Year’s Eve Gala concerts. A wide range of light classics, culturally themed music, popular opera, movie themes and musical theater.
Also contains music composed by Composer in Residence/Chief Arranger Sean O’Boyle, Staff Arrangers Graham Lloyd, Jon Woodend and Michal Rosiak.
Feature performances by Concert Master Glenn Murray, Principal Cellist Christine Wang, Principal Trumpet John Coulton and Associate Principal Chris Williams as well as sensational Didgeridoo playing by the multi talented Chris Williams. Pipe Major Roddy MacDonald, our resident piper performs his own work Cradle Mountain as well as beautiful Fraser’s Day and Hector the Hero.
Enjoy two discs of music from this versatile orchestra.
Guest artists include: Silvie Paladino – singing I Dreamed A Dream from Les Miserable, Jason Barry-Smith – Baritone, Gregory Moore – Tenor, Elizabeth Lewis – Dramatic Soprano, Violinist Cherin Lee and Pipe Major Roddy MacDonald.
|Disc One||Disc Two|
|QPO Fanfare||Celtic Warrior|
|Dam Busters||Cradel Mountain|
|La Rejouissance||Danny Boy|
|Rule Britannia||Fraser’s Day|
|Meditation from Thais||Greensleeves|
|Larrikin and Legends||Hector The Hero|
|Waltzing Matilda/ Last Post||Lord of the Dance|
|William Tell Overture||A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square|
|The Swan||Glenn Miller Medley|
|I Dreamed A Dream||Shout and Feel It|
|Time To Say Goodbye||We Are Australian|
|Auld Lang Syne|