Symphony For Me
Free

Symphony For Me

Date & time
Sat 21 Sep 2019
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Add to Calendar 2019-09-21 17:30 2019-09-21 21:00 Australia/Brisbane Symphony For Me Many people have a favourite piece of orchestral music, even if they don’t think of themselves as classical music fans. Maybe they only know one piece – something heard as a child, or known from a film, or linked with a big life event – but it’s music that occupies a special place. We’ll select five or six pieces and the stories that go with them. On the night, these members of the public will be our special guests. We’ll invite them onto the stage to tell their stories, then they’ll be given a special place onstage near where the conductor normally stands, while the full force of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guy Noble, plays their favourite music. This free concert has been a huge success for Brisbane Festival in previous years, with all tickets gone within 15 minutes. In 2019, for the first time, and due to overwhelming demand, it moves to Riverstage as part of our celebrations of that special venue’s 30th birthday. So, bring your picnic blankets, leave your chairs at home, and enjoy some great music and stories under the starry sky. Brisbane City Council is a proud founding partner of <a href="https://www.brisbanefestival.com.au/" target="_blank">Brisbane Festival</a>. Riverstage, Gardens Point Road, Brisbane City
Age

All ages

Cost

Free event, ticket required

Many people have a favourite piece of orchestral music, even if they don’t think of themselves as classical music fans. Maybe they only know one piece – something heard as a child, or known from a film, or linked with a big life event – but it’s music that occupies a special place.

We’ll select five or six pieces and the stories that go with them. On the night, these members of the public will be our special guests. We’ll invite them onto the stage to tell their stories, then they’ll be given a special place onstage near where the conductor normally stands, while the full force of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guy Noble, plays their favourite music.

This free concert has been a huge success for Brisbane Festival in previous years, with all tickets gone within 15 minutes. In 2019, for the first time, and due to overwhelming demand, it moves to Riverstage as part of our celebrations of that special venue’s 30th birthday.

So, bring your picnic blankets, leave your chairs at home, and enjoy some great music and stories under the starry sky.

Brisbane City Council is a proud founding partner of Brisbane Festival.

Bookings

Bookings required. Bookings open 12pm Thursday 29 August through Ticketmaster

Venue

Riverstage, Gardens Point Road, Brisbane City

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