Morning Music at the Old Museum 

Morning Music at the Old Museum will feature programs of delightful pieces full of tuneful variety, specially chosen for mid-week, morning listening in the Concert Hall of Brisbane’s historic Old Museum, Bowen Hills. Enjoy an hour or so of music played and sung for you by the latest generation of brilliant young Queensland musicians in the ambience of a wonderful heritage building brought back to life as it should be.


The 2017 Morning Music Series has concluded.

Please join us in the new year for more wonderful performances.


    Tickets $7Book online now

    Parking available at the adjacent RNA Showgrounds or on King Street, a right turn off Gregory Terrace.

    By bus to Old Museum (Please confirm bus timetables):

    • Bus 370 from Chermside Shopping Centre Interchange depart 9.50 a.m., alight Stop 7 Bowen Bridge Road
    • Bus 375 from Bardon Simpson’s Road depart 9.22 a.m., alight Stop 7 Bowen Bridge Road
    • Bus 321 from Toombul Shopping Centre Interchange depart 9.30 a.m., alight Stop 10 Gregory Terrace.

    Past Morning Music at the Old Museum Concerts

    Concert 1: 10.30 a.m. Thursday 6 April

    Some of Brisbane’s finest young musicians will delight you with a ‘Mainly Mozart’ program

    • Greta Hunter, flute, with Linley Chai, harp, playing Andante in C
    • Sunga Lee, French horn, with Julian Wade, piano, Horn Concerto No 4
    •  Thomas Riethmuller, violin, and Julian Wade, piano, Violin Sonata No 26
    • Jessica Hort, clarinet, with Julian Wade, piano, 3rd movement of the Clarinet Concerto in A

    Some of Brisbane’s finest young musicians will delight you with a ‘Mainly Mozart’ program


    Concert 2: 10.30 a.m. Thursday 6 July

    Music by Brahms, Vaughan Williams and Sarasate will feature in the second concert of the ‘Morning Music at the Old Museum’ series for 2017 at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday 6 July.

    The concerts, now in their fourth year, have been presenting an hour or so of music specially chosen for mid-week morning listening at the beautiful heritage-listed Old Museum on the corner of Gregory Terrace and Bowen Bridge Road.

    Some of Queensland’s finest young musicians will be starring as soloists on 6 July:

    • Jacob Seabrook playing one of Brahms’ last and best loved works, the Viola Sonata Op. 120 No 2 in E
    • Vaughan Williams’ dynamic Tuba Concerto (1st movement) played by Matthew White
    • Sarasate’s mini-masterpiece for violin Romanza Andaluza played by Audrich Allen
    • Trumpeter George Wilson performing Karl Pilss’ Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (1st movement)
    • Cellist Isabella McDonald playing Astor Piazzolla’s Le Grand Tango
    • with outstanding Brisbane pianist Julian Wade


    Concert 3: 10.30 a.m. Thursday 5 October

    The year’s final concert featuring great music by outstanding new players including

    • Angela Butler, violin, 1st movement of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 5
    • Joshua Jones, cello, music from Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme
    • Allyson Pong-Ying, violin, and Iris Do, viola, Mozart’s Duo for Violin and Viola
    • Phillip Soalheira, bass trombone, 1st movement of Schnyder’s Sonata for Bass Trombone and Piano
    • Brass quintet, with George Wilson & Timothy Reed trumpets, Benjamin Tomarchio French horn, Zhao Ming Liu trombone and Neale Connor tuba