by Trevor Keeling
With all the indications of a Royal Albert Hall Prom Night, the Barrier Reef Orchestra under the baton of Richard Davis was a triumphant evening of delight on Saturday evening for the concert entitled Stage and Screen.
An orchestra is something that regional cities in Australia struggle to create ...
by Billie Saint Rang
The last 2018 concert from the Barrier Reef Orchestra (with friends) was a sensation. Our musicians shone in their collaboration with some notable supremoes from the Queensland Orchestra. The night attracted the young(er) turnout and they, along with the BRO’s loyal concert-goers, packed the ...
The uncertainty of availability of a venue led the Orchestra to consider something different in 2018. The availability of a Pipe Organ in the St. James Cathedral brought to mind many beautiful pieces written for the Organ and Orchestra, consequently presenting a concert in the Cathedral almost wrote the program for the ...
Once again Townsvillians and their visitors from all over the world gathered under the figs, milky pines and tamarinds for a concert in Queens Gardens to participate in and listen to some enjoyable music written over the centuries. This concert, in its fourth year, is arranged by the Australian Festival of Chamber Music ...
So, what entices you to attend a BRO concert? Those who do not receive emails about
forthcoming concerts depend on the banners that regularly appear on fences in
various throughout our city. Well, it falls to the hard-working Simon who
strides out in all weathers to attach those banners and remove them. Our
by Billie Saint Rang
BRO’s last performance for 2017, Evening
Serenade, was another outstanding concert achievement, rounding off the
already successful orchestral season. Our largest audience to date was presented
with an evening of items familiar to listeners of the classical hit parade,
some operatic arias, and ...
No need for any fancy title for this concert. Three solid pieces by one of the best known classical composers could be announced simply by his name. What a feast it was for Beethoven lovers.
The BRO just seems to keep getting better. The works in this concert are very demanding in both technical skill and stamina and the ...
Keeping up a Tradition - Australian Festival of Chamber Music Queens Gardens Concert
Does a concert in Queens Garden's each year for three years constitute a tradition? Let's hope so because we were treated to another high quality, varied and enjoyable concert organised by the AFCM this year at the end of July. The ...
The early start to this concert saw many true followers of the Barrier Reef Orchestra prepare for a night of musical delights by wining and dining at the theatre. A diverse crowd of parents and player relatives, along with regular and new music lovers, confirmed the Bohemian Classics as one of the BRO’s largest audienc...
REVIEW - Barrier Reef Orchestra Goes to the Opera
In keeping with the title of the recital there was the sprinkling of bling and suits on show in the foyer and bar at the Civic Theatre prior to the orchestra’s last concert for 2016. The audience numbered almost 500, including a good turnout of children for an ...