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Members of the Barrier Reef Orchestra
took part in a performance of Fauré's Requiem in D minor, Op 48 on 8th November 2020. The concert brought together a number of Townsville's musical individuals and groups:
“Fauré Project” Community Choir TownsvilleCleveland SingersAmadeus Singers Children’s ChoirMembers of ...
BRO are delighted to offer the Townsville musical community a unique opportunity to work with professional percussionist, Wyana O'Keeffe in a series of workshops designed to equip instrumentalists with the techniques and skills to confidently participate in an orchestral percussion section. With over 20 years of orchest...
I remember saying in my report at our last AGM that we had had an interesting year with the closure of the Civic Theatre for renovations and then the terrible flooding. But this year has been just as unusual with the continued effects of the flooding and now the Pandemic. Who would have believed in December last year how ...
The following nominations have been received:
For President: Helen Land. Nominated by Monika Ward; Seconded by Judy Hunter
For Secretary: Angela Summers. Nominated by Judy Hunter; Seconded by Andrew Ryder
For Treasurer: Neil Renison. Nominated by Andrew Ryder; ...
All members are advised that the Annual General Meeting (AGM), of North Queensland Ensembles Inc will take place at the William Ross State High School Performing Arts Centre, Mervyn Crossman Drive, Annandale on Sunday 14th June 2020, commencing at 2:00pm.
A copy of the agenda is provided here. The following points ...
Welcome to 2020 as the Barrier Reef Orchestra
celebrates 20 years!
The 2020 Season Launch was held at the Pier Restaurant on Sunday 23rd February, with distinguished guests Mayor Jenny Hill, Chris Cocklin from James Cook University, and Executive Director of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Gavin Findlay.
A busy programme in 2005 saw the orchestra perform in five concerts with an interesting and varied range of works, including a saxophone concerto by Glazunov (soloist – Jason Xanthoudakis), chamber music featuring the Kirwan High String Quartet with BRO soloists, an anniversary concert for the North Queensland ...
In 2004, the Orchestra presented its first subscription series of three
concerts, receiving sponsorship from Queensland Nickel – Yabulu.
The high standard is due in no small measure to the guidance and
inspiration of our founding Patron, Professor John Hopkins OBE and
conductor Richard McIntyre OAM.
Review by Trevor Keeling
IT WAS with some joy – and relief - that we returned to the post-flood refurbished Townsville Civic Theatre for the last Barrier Reef Orchestra
concert of the year.
While the past two concerts this year have been characterised with some “big” presentations such as Dvorak’s New ...
Townsvillians and visitors have once again
voted with their feet, legs, torso, arms and head and headed for the now annual
Queens Gardens free concert organised by the Australian Festival of Chamber
Music and Townsville City Council and featuring the Barrier Reef Orchestra
soloists from the Festival and 1RAR Band.