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Around the World in 80 Minutes - Brisbane Symphony Orchestra

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by Karina Bryer (subscribe)
I'm a mother of four with two coeliac children. I'm always on the lookout for great gluten-free spots around Brisbane and feature gluten-free cooking in my blog: I'm also a muso and enjoy live music around town.
Take a trip and hear some of the world's finest music
Brisbane Symphony Orchestra
Brisbane Symphony Orchestra will take you on a journey around the world in 80 minutes

For their final concert of 2016, the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra will take you on a flight around the world, experiencing some of the best music each country has to offer.

This family-friendly eighty minute program, features favourites like the March from the Karelia Suite from Finland, "Fanfare for a Common Man" from America and the ever popular "Pomp and Circumstance March no.1", in which audience members are invited to join in singing the unofficial British anthem - "Land of Hope and Glory".

Philip Costovski
Young tenor Philip Costovski will woo you with European favourites

Europe is ably represented by young tenor Phillip Costovski, who will present Tamino's Aria from Mozart's opera The Magic Flute, "Bring him Home" from Les Miserables and everyone's favourite "O Sole Mio" by Verdi. This young man may only be in his first year of study at the Conservatorium of Music, however it will not be long before we will be seeing his name gracing the programmes of famous opera houses around the world.

Violin André Allavena
Brahms violin concerto is a concert highlight and is performed by Orchestra member André Allavena

Also on the program from Europe is the final movement of the Brahms violin concerto, played by orchestra member André Allavena and Brahms' Hungarian Dance no.5. These sit alongside music from Japan by Takemitsu and the celebratory Celebrare Celeberrime by Australian composer Carl Vine. The concert concludes with the exciting "Danzon no.2 by Brazillian composer, Marquez.

Tickets to the concert, which is being held on Sunday 27 November at 3pm at St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School, can be booked by visiting the 4mbs Website or by calling 3847 1717. Ticket prices are $20 adults, $10 children and free for under 3 years. To find out more about the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, you can head to their Website:
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Why? Go on a musical journey around the world.
When: 3pm
Phone: 07 38471717
Where: St.Aiden's Anglican Girl's School, 11 Ruthven Street, Corinda
Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Children
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