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.

Be Entertained

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
Czardas Swingin Matilda
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