Conductor Nicholas Buc
Boldly go where no one has gone before.
Don’t miss this intergalactic concert event: J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek™ in high definition on the big screen with Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s score performed live by the QSO.
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Hear what Star Trek, Live in Concert means to the film's director and the composer of the score:
J.J. Abrams, Director
"One of the highlights of my experience working on the Star Trek films has been the opportunity to collaborate with Michael Giacchino.
His beautiful, powerful, inspired musical scores elevate, transform and enrich every scene
...or sequence in these two films. While the music as heard on the original soundtracks is thrilling, experiencing these scores performed live, as I was lucky to, during the recording sessions, is profound. The wonder of hearing -- and watching -- a full orchestra bring these scores to life is something I will never forget. I am so happy that you get to experience this, too. I could not be more grateful to Michael, to all the brilliant musicians who originally brought these scores to life, and to those equally astounding artists playing live."
Michael Giacchino, Composer
"It is an honor for me to be a part of the Star Trek legacy. I was a huge fan of the series when I was a kid. J.J. Abrams' inspired new vision of the Star Trek saga brought me immediately back to my childhood, as if I was watching Gene Roddenberry's brilliant creation for the first time on television. J.J. and I are among the lucky few who get to hear the world's most talented musicians bring a score like Star Trek to life in person. But now that’s all changed. For me, the most exciting aspect of the Star Trek film with orchestra concerts is that audiences now have an opportunity to experience the films in a way that can’t be replicated in their living rooms—with a full orchestra."
For more, read a recent interview with Michael Giacchino about the concert.
Reserved seating for Premium Reserve ticketholders is in the centre-front area and tickets have a seat number marked. Seating for General Admission (GA) ticketholders is unreserved – first in, first served. See seating map.
6.45pm Premium Reserve doors open
7.10pm General Admission doors open
7.30pm Show commences
20 minute interval
10.00pm Approximate finish time
Latecomers will be asked to wait at the back of the hall for the first 12 minutes, after which they can move to their seats.
If you have lost your tickets please bring photo ID and the credit card you purchased tickets with to the Ticketek staff at the on-site box office on the day.
Tickets will be available to purchase at the venue, subject to availability.
While you don’t have to dress in Trekkie gear, it’s certainly encouraged and would add to the fun of the event for everyone. In fact, we’d love to see any sort of geeky cosplay!
Food, drinks & bar
A selection of food, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase, with fare including chicken & chips, dagwood dogs, muffins, popcorn, coffee, beer and wine. These items can be taken into the concert. (Outside food and drink cannot be brought to the venue.)
Pre-paid interval drinks
Skip the queue. You can pre-purchase your interval drink at the bar before the show, so all you have to do is collect it.
Recording and restricted items
Patrons are not permitted to film or record this concert. Any guests with photographic or video/audio recording equipment must leave these items in the cloak room.
Getting to the venue
The Royal International Convention Centre is located at the Brisbane Showgrounds (also known as the RNA Showgrounds), 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills.
There is parking available on-site and nearby for $12, which can be pre-purchased or paid for on the night using cash or EFTPOS.
- For a map of car park locations click here.
- To pre-purchase parking online click here. You will receive a confirmation via email which you must either print or show on your mobile device.
There is limited street parking in the area.
Parking is available for people with disabilities in the Royal ICC car park, near lift access, and there is a taxi drop-off/pick up area outside the venue on Gregory Terrace.
For further information about accessibility click here or contact the venue on (07) 3253 5104.
We hope you have a fantastic night. Live long, and prosper!
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