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  • Fri
    19
    Jul
    2013

    LNP Gala

    Private function 

  • Fri
    16
    Aug
    2013

    Jazz with the Stars

    Jupiters Gold Coast

    Jazz with the Stars returns to Jupiters Hotel & Casino for the Broadbeach Jazz Festival, with a special performance Friday 16 August, 2013 with jazz greats James Morrison, Emma Pask, Darren Percival, Grace Knight and the Queensland Pops Big Band.

    Tickets available through Ticketek

  • Sat
    31
    Aug
    2013

    Come Swing With Me

    7:00pm

    Concert Hall, QPAC, Brisbane
    Come Swing With Me 2013

    Swing Dance

    A different style of show will feature the music of the Swing Era. Tom Burlinson will take us on the wonderful journey through the great hits of Frank Sinatra and he will be joined by Simone Dew who will bring life to the female artist of that time and blend with Tom in some wonderful duets. Also we will be featuring one of Australia’s finest young female jazz clarinettists Rachael Beeton who will feature the infamous Artie Shaw Concerto for Clarinet. Frank Sinatra is still one of the music industry's most famous contributors and Tom is renowned for his tribute show to Old Blue Eyes. Come Fly With Me, New York, New York, The Lady is a Tramp and My Way are all songs we know so well. Try and keep your feet still watching Empire Swing as they dance to the hits of the era.

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  • Thu
    19
    Sep
    2013

    Malts & Melodies

    5:30pm

    Tattersall's Club Brisbane

    Malts & Melodies

     

  • Sat
    19
    Oct
    2013

    Viva Italia!

    7:00pm

    Concert Hall, QPAC, Brisbane

    Italy-Venice

    Domenico TaraborelliSelene PannettaYou will get a serving of great Italian music used in your favourite pizza and pasta ads as well as iconic Italian Overtures, well known Italian and Neapolitan songs as well as those world-wide hits that have made the Popera culture one of the most in demand concert experience. Popular vocalist Anna-Maria La Spina and male trio, La Forza (Chris Fennessy, Paul Ross and Greg Moore) join Patrick Pickett & The Queensland Pops Orchestra for a night rich in Italian music.

    Domenico Taraborelli is one of Brisbane's most experienced and versatile multicultural entertainers. He stared to learn the Piano Accordion at age 4 gaining recognition amongst his peers as a specialist of his instrument.

    Selene Pannetta stared ballet classes at the age of 3.  In Italy she obtained a diplomas in Argentine tango and the CSEN dance. She has been working in Europe and has now dedicated her time to the magical PIZZICA dance. This is a dance from the heart, rhythm from the soul.QPOPS_Italia_13_event

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  • Tue
    31
    Dec
    2013

    30th Anniversary New Year's Eve Concerts

    6:00pm & 9:30pm

    Concert Hall, QPAC, Brisbane

    NYE Quartet

    We are planning the biggest New Year’s Eve concert ever. Artists include, Tenor – Rosario La Spina, Soprano Emily Burke, Mezzo-Soprano Elizabeth Lewis and Baritone Jason Barry-Smith.

    This year there will be two concerts. For those who don’t like to be out late there will be a 6.00pm performance and will finish in time for the first fireworks display. This will allow you to get home before the celebrations get too outrageous.

    The second concert will start at 9.30pm and finish in time for you to see the fireworks at midnight.

    This is the 30th New Year’s Eve concert for the Pops so there is a special treat for 200 people. A Black Tie Premium A Res ticket will include Champagne and canapés on the roof top to watch the fireworks and mix with the stars.

    Tickets will go on sale to the Friends 1 July 2013 then to the general public 15 July 2013 through QTIX. 

    Ticket prices start at $80 for Friends, $85 Concession, $90 A Res General, $150 Black Tie Package.

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    Program

    ACT 1

     Queensland Pops Orchestra   Slavonic Dances No 1 - Dvorak

                                                    Thunder and Lightening Polka - Johann Strauss II

     Emily Burke                          Musettsa’s Waltz - from La bohème Puccini

    & Libby -Duet                          Barcarolle - Offenbach

     Elizabeth Lewis                       Non piu mesta - Rossini

     Queensland Pops Orchestra   Hungarian Dance No 5 - Brahms

     Timothy Byrne Cello Solo       Andante Cantabile - Tchaikovsky

     Rosario La Spina                     La Donna E Mobile from Rigoletto - Verdi

     Rosario La Spina and Jason Barry-Smith - Duet,   In the Depths of the Temple from The Pearl Fishers - Bizet

     Pipe Major Roddy MacDonald-            Highland Cathedral

     Jason Barry-Smith                   The Very Model of a Modern Major-General            - Gilbert & Sullivan

     Emily, Libby & Jason Trio        Cosi Fan Tutte, Soave il vento - Mozart

    Queensland Pops Orchestra   Radetzky March         - Johann Strauss Sr.

     ACT 2

    Queensland Pops Orchestra   Emperor Waltz – Johann Strauss ll

                                                    Trish Trash Polka - Johann Strauss

     Jason Barry-Smith                   Largo al factotum from The Barber of Seville - Rossini

     Queensland Pops Orchestra   Zapfenstreich March - Beethoven                                         

     Elizabeth Lewis                       Habanera from Carmen - Bizet

     Queensland Pops Orchestra   Blue Danube - Johann Strauss II

     Rosario La Spina                     Di Quella Pir from, Il Trovatore - Verdi

     Rosario and Emily                   O Soave Fanciulla from La bohème   - Puccini

     Full cast                                   Brindisi from  La Traviata  - Verdi

     Finale                                      Bella figlia dell’amore from Rigoletto  - Verdi