World Music Concert

At Townsville Civic Theatre on 5th September 2015 at 8:00pm


Featuring our guest conductor Andrew Ryder

Andrew has conducted the Barrier Reef Orchestra for several concerts, including the Queens Gardens concerts in collaboration with AFCM, BRO goes to the Movies, World Music Concert celebrating Townsville 150 and a BRO children’s concert featuring Peter and the Wolf. Andrew has also been rehearsal conductor for many concerts. When not on the conductors’ podium, Andrew leads the BRO horn section.
Click on Andrew Ryder's photo to see the full biography.

Music Programme

John Williamson, arr. Andrew Ryder Raining on the Rock
Soloist: David Hudson Didgeridoo, guitar, vocal

Traditional, arr. Andrew Ryder, With my Swag Barrier Reef Orchestra
Sean Thorne, Matthew Creek

John Barnes Chance Korean Folk Music Barrier Reef Orchestra

Vittorio Monti, arr. Robert Clark Czardas
Soloist: Domenico Taraborrelli, Accordian

Traditional, arr. Robert Clark Italian Medley
Soloist: Domenico Taraborrelli, Accordian

George Gershwin Cuban Overture Barrier Reef Orchestra

Joe Darion & Mitch Leigh Man of La Mancha
Soloist: Adam Lopez

arr. Andrew Ryder, Matthew Creek

Jackson Jr., Peter/Gerald Jackson Turn the Beat Around
Soloist: Adam Lopez

arr. Adam Lopez

David Foster, arr. Chris Brindley The Prayer
Soloist: Adam Lopez

Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man Barrier Reef Orchestra

Aaron Copland Rodeo. Mov 3 & 4 Barrier Reef Orchestra

Traditional, Cumana
Soloist: Domenico Taraborrelli

Arr. Robert Clark Accordian

Percy Grainger Irish Tune From County Derry Barrier Reef Orchestra

Traditional, arr. Andrew Ryder Toss the Feathers Barrier Reef Orchestra

Matthew Creek

Traditional, arr. Andrew Ryder, When the Piper Plays
Soloist: John Ferguson
Matthew Creek Piper
Vocalist: Cynthia Clark

Traditional, arr. Andrew Ryder Highland Cathedral
Soloist: John Ferguson
Matthew Creek Piper

William Walton Crown Imperial Barrier Reef Orchestra

arr. Sean O’Boyle Till the End of Time
Soloist Adam Lopez

Hugo Blanco arr. Sean O’Boyle Moliendo Café
Soloist: Adam Lopez

Ruiz & Gimble arr. Graham Payne Sway
Soloist: Adam Lopez

Bruce Woodley arr. Graham Lloyd I am Australian Barrier Reef Orchestra
Adam Lopez, David Hudson
Cynthia Clark, Domenico Tarborrelli

Guest Artist: Adam Lopez


Adam Lopez’s exceptional vocal artistry has paved opportunities to perform backing vocals for some of the biggest names in the music industry…

Guest Artist: David Hudson

Guitar & Vocal

David Hudson is a proud Ewamian/Western Yalanji man of North East Qld. He is also an internationally renowned musician…

Guest Artist: Domenico Taraborrelli


Domenico is one of Brisbane’s most experienced and versatile multicultural entertainers…