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.
In 2003 (the Townsville Council’s centenary year) the Orchestra took part in Encore, as well as playing a major role in the Townsville Civic Theatre’s 25th Anniversary productions of Noye’s Fludde and Carmina Burana.