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2nd Queensland Youth Orchestra

2nd Queensland Youth Orchestra

Welcome to 2nd Queensland Youth Orchestra Page. QYO2 (part of Queensland Youth Orchestras) is a full size symphony orchestra (*3,2,2,2-5,2,3,1-tmp-hp (opt)-str (18,18,16,12,10) ranging in age from 12 to 23. The main stage for QYO2 is the Old Museum Concert Hall. In 2016 season QYO2 will play four Concerts at Twilight, Concert at Brisbane City Hall and QYO Finale Concert at QPAC. Continue Reading…

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E. Humperdinck (1854-1921) – Hänsel und Gretel
Fairy-tale opera in three acts; A film by August Everding; Libretto: Adelheid Wette; Wiener Philharmoniker, Conductor: Georg Solti, Direction: August Everding, Filmed in Vienna, 1981. Continue Reading…

Bassoon Concerto recorded live concert in the Teatro Olimpico of Andrea Palladio in Vicenza, Italy. Bassoon: Aligi Voltan; Conductor: G.B.Rigon; Orchestra del Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza, June 2004.

The Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191, written in 1774 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is the most often performed and studied piece in the entire bassoon repertory. Nearly all professional bassoonists will perform the piece at some stage in their career, and it is probably the most commonly requested piece in orchestral auditions – it is usually requested that the player perform excerpts from the concerto’s first two movements in every audition. Continue Reading…

An American in Paris is a jazz-influenced symphonic poem by the American composer George Gershwin, written in 1928. Inspired by the time Gershwin had spent in Paris, it evokes the sights and energy of the French capital in the 1920s and is one of his best-known compositions. Continue Reading…

Queensland Korean Orchestra

Welcome to the unofficial Queensland Korean Orchestra Page. QKO’s founders’ thoughts “… music is a precious language available to all to communicate and experience.” were resonating in my mind as I found out that Min Jin (our excellent secretary, librarian and principal violoncellist) had “Cloud” problems, so I offered my very limited IT ability to help to bring this video to you all. Continue Reading…

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