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Anzac Eve Concert

Conductor Brett Weymark

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Duration: 1.5 hours
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One hundred years on from the events that forged the ANZAC spirit, the ANZAC Eve Concert will honour the memory of the brave and fallen.

Since 2010, QSO has proudly partnered with RSL (Queensland Branch) to present the annual ANZAC Eve Concert, paying tribute to veterans and serving defence personnel, and honouring those lost in past and present wars.

The 2015 ANZAC Eve Concert will commemorate the centenary of the landings at Gallipoli. This free and family-friendly event will be held at The Courier-Mail Piazza, South Bank Parklands, 6:30pm-8:00pm on Friday 24 April. 

No bookings required. As this is a free, General Admission event, audience members are encouraged to arrive early to secure a seat. If you have mobility issues, please contact QSO on 07 3833 5044 to ensure appropriate seating will be available.

Image credit: RSL (Queensland Branch)

Concert Information

Conductor
Brett Weymark

Soloists
Brisbane Chorale, Emily Cox, Music Director
Queensland Choir, Kevin Power, Music Director
Billy Bourchier, tenor
Gemma Kelly, soprano
Harold Wilson, didjeridu
Pipe Major Roderick MacDonald, bagpipes
Queensland Police Pipes and Drums
Royal Australian Navy Band DET QLD, Camille Martin, Bandmaster
Darren Curtis, Presenter

Featured works
BORODIN (with choir) Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
STRAYHORN (RAN Band) Take the A-Train
KENT (RAN Band) White Cliffs of Dover
WARREN (with RAN band) Lullaby of Broadway
PORTER (QSO violins with RAN band) Begin the Beguine
PARKER (with RAN band) We'll Meet Again
SCULTHORPE (Soloist Harry Wilson) Earth Cry
ROEVER & KORB Ar. AITKEN (with pipe band) Highland Cathedral
TRADITIONAL Ar. O’BOYLE (with choir and bagpipes) Amazing Grace
KELLY Elegy for String Orchestra
R.S.MACDONALD Ar. AIKTEN (with bagpipes) The Fallen
ZIMMER Music from Gladiator
SIBELIUS (with choir and bugle) Evening Hymn and Last Post- Finlandia
RODGERS You'll Never Walk Alone from Carousel
TCHAIKOVSKY (with choir) Overture 1812 Op.49

Presented in partnership with RSL (Queensland Branch)