QYO and QSO play Brahms and John Williams

QYO is pleased to announce an exciting new project in collaboration with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra involving rehearsals and a concert under conductors John Curro and Nicholas Buc.

The project runs from Monday 28 January to Wednesday 6 February 2019 and is open to QYS and other invited members.

The cost is $50 per player and is payable upon registration. Members with difficult financial circumstances should contact the QYO office.

The repertoire is Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 and three movements from John Williams’ Star Wars Suite.

The instrumentation for the orchestra is flexible and approximately as follows:
12 first violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 basses
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 french horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 1 timpanist
QSO is providing 13 musicians, including some of their principal players.

Schedule - All at the Old Museum Concert Hall:

Mon 21 Jan Music folders available for collection from the QYO office

Mon 28 Jan 9.00am-3.00pm Australia Day Public Holiday
QYO musicians conducted by John Curro

Sun 3 Feb 9.00am-3.00pm
QYO musicians conducted by John Curro

Tue 5 Feb 1.30-4.00pm, 5.30-8.00pm, 2 rehearsals with QYO and QSO musicians
QYO and QSO musicians conducted by Nicholas Buc

Wed 6 Feb 6.30-7.00pm rehearsal and 7.30-9.00pm Concert
QYO and QSO musicians conducted by Nicholas Buc

Concert tickets will be available from Friday 18 January. Price are expected to be adults $22 and full-time students $12.

QYS and invited members can register here:

Applicant’s Details

Name of Applicant *
Name of Applicant
If aged under 18, Name of Parent/Guardian
If aged under 18, Name of Parent/Guardian
Preferred method of payment is bank transfer: please transfer $50 to the following bank account: Name: Qld Youth Orchestras BSB: 014 245 Account Number: 4950 31908 Payment by credit card is also possible through the QYO website - see the drop-down menu under Shop. Please enter your payment receipt number or order number below:
Applicant aged 18 or over, or Parent/Guardian if applicant aged under 18 *
By registering for this program, I / my child commit(s) to attend all rehearsals and the concert and agree(s) to comply with QYO policies and guidelines.