1985 Concerts

 

Saturday

20 April, 1985

Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Opening Concert of the new Queensland Performing Arts Complex

Boito: Mefistofele

Mills: Festival Folksongs on an Australian Theme

Brisbane Chorale, as part of The State Choir, comprising combined choirs, Lyric Opera of Queensland Chorus, Brisbane Light Opera Company Chorus, Queensland State and Municipal Choir, University of Queensland Music Department Choir, Queensland Children's Choir

Noel Mangin, Margreta Elkins, Henry Howell

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Theatre Orchestra

Conducted by Werner Andreas Albert, Patrick Thomas

Royal Festival Performance in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Kent

Monday

22 April, 1985

Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Opening Concert of the new Queensland Performing Arts Complex

Boito: Mefistofele

Mills: Festival Folksongs on an Australian Theme

Brisbane Chorale, as part of The State Choir, comprising combined choirs, Lyric Opera of Queensland Chorus, Brisbane Light Opera Company Chorus, Queensland State and Municipal Choir, University of Queensland Music Department Choir, Queensland Children's Choir

Noel Mangin, Margreta Elkins, Henry Howell

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Theatre Orchestra

Conducted by Werner Andreas Albert, Patrick Thomas

Royal Festival Performance in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Kent

Wednesday

24 April, 1985

Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Opening Concert of the new Queensland Performing Arts Complex

Boito: Mefistofele

Mills: Festival Folksongs on an Australian Theme

Brisbane Chorale, as part of The State Choir, comprising combined choirs, Lyric Opera of Queensland Chorus, Brisbane Light Opera Company Chorus, Queensland State and Municipal Choir, University of Queensland Music Department Choir, Queensland Children's Choir

Noel Mangin, Margreta Elkins, Henry Howell

Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Theatre Orchestra

Conducted by Werner Andreas Albert, Patrick Thomas

Royal Festival Performance in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Kent

Friday

3 May, 1985

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Beethoven: Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 in D minor, "Choral"

Brisbane Chorale

Stephen Savage, Janet Delpratt, Susan Dunn, Margaret Russell, Robert Gard, Raymond Myers, Gregory Massingham

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Werner Andreas Albert

The first Queensland Symphony Orchestra concert in the QPAC Concert Hall

Sunday

7 July, 1985

Basil Jones Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Australian Choral Conductors Association 1st National Convention

Handel: Messiah (from scratch)

Brisbane Chorale

Rosemarie Arthars, Susan Gotts, Neil Mason, Gary Redlich

Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra

Conducted by Roy Wales

Monday

8 July, 1985

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Festival of Choirs

Fanshawe: African Sanctus (excerpts)

Brisbane Chorale, Conservatorium Singers, Conservatorium Youth Choir, Queensland Youth Choir

Donald Smith, Gerry Connolly

Conducted by Roy Wales

Saturday

31 August, 1985

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Brisbane Chorale

Jennifer McGregor, Elizabeth Campbell, Gregory Massingham, Ulrik Cold

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Albert Rosen

Saturday

16 November, 1985

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Handel: Israel in Egypt

Brisbane Chorale

Anna Connolly, Susan Dunn, Gloria Ward, Gregory Massingham

Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra

Conducted by Roy Wales