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(Not) The Last night of the Proms

Conductor Kenneth Kiesler (Australian debut, QSO exclusive)
Soprano Rachelle Durkin
Choir Brisbane Chorale

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Duration: 90 minutes without an interval (subject to change without notice)
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It’s on again! God Save the Queen! Bring on the Pomp and Circumstance and Hope and Glory.

It just wouldn’t be WorldBeat without the Proms so don your red, white and blue, unfurl the flag and bring your family and friends for the fun night out that is QSO’s Proms.

If you’ve never been, make this your year. If you have been, we’ll see you there because we know you’ll be back!

Program of favourites including:

Elgar God Save the Queen
Dvořák Carnival Overture
Rossini Barbiere di Siviglia
Mozart Vesperae solennes de confessore
Handel Desteró dall'empia from Amadigi di Gaula
Elgar Enigma Variations
Handel Zadok the Priest
Delibes Les Filles de Cadix
Wood arr. Lawson Fantasy on British Sea Songs
Arne Rule Britannia
Parry Jerusalem
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance

Concert Information

QSO is pleased to provide free concert programs to further enrich your concert experience. Here you will find detailed notes on the composers and repertoire, and biographies of guest artists.

You can help us reduce the cost of these printed programs and reduce the impact on the environment. View the program notes online prior to the concert, or download only the sections you wish to bring to the concert. And if you do need a printed program, please take one between two and keep it for the month of concerts.



Rachelle Durkin

Soprano Rachelle Durkin’s recent performance of Haydn’s Armida earned her a Helpmann Nomination for Best Female Performer in an Opera. The Australian wrote: 'Rachelle Durkin gave a magnificent performance of Armida. Sustaining focused clarity and...
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Kenneth Kiesler

Born of French and Austrian descent in New York City, Maestro Kenneth Kiesler leads a highly successful international career and is one of the most versatile and recognized conductors of his generation. Recent concert engagements...
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The WorldBeat series is proudly presented by NAB and supported by Brisbane City Council.