Embracing the 'Best of British' music in all its richness and diversity is a perennial treat for both the Queensland Pops Orchestra and our fabulous and enthusiastic audiences … with all hands on deck, everyone takes part and it's one of the best-loved orchestral events in the Pops calendar. It keeps coming back for one very good reason!
It keeps coming back for one very good reason!
The stirring voices and symphonic sounds culminate in the much-anticipated 'Pomp and Circumstance' grand finale with full orchestral and choral forces, leading the audience in true patriotic fervour!
On Saturday 17th April 2021, the Queensland Pops Orchestra will lead you on a journey through green and pleasant lands in a concert that celebrates some of Great Britain's finest music. There'll be soaring strings, dazzling brass fanfares and noble woodwind themes from start to finish in this ever-popular and quintessentially British musical extravaganza!
The stirring melody of 'Land of Hope And Glory' was a landmark theme, not just for composer Sir Edward Elgar, but for British music – and it will return in full symphonic technicolour.
Hear the very best of British anthems, folk songs, sea shanties and more. Who could forget 'Jerusalem' and 'Rule Britannia' … just two of the rainbow tapestry of British musical colours to be unfurled (and remember flag-waving is a given).
The Queensland Pops Orchestra is delighted to welcome two of opera's brightest stars: Bass Baritone Sam Hartley and Mezzo Soprano Cassandra Seidemann. Both graduated in Queensland and joined Opera Queensland's Young Artist Program which gave them a great launching pad for their individual, soaring international careers.
Tickets are on sale now through QPAC and range from $82 - $88, with concession rates and group discounts available. To proceed with a booking, please visit the QPAC website or contact 136 246.
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