BRO - Back in 2021

At Townsville Civic Theatre on 24th April 2021 at 7:30pm

Join the Barrier Reef Orchestra as we retun to live performances in 2021!

The programme includes music from Shostakovich, Dvorak, Brahms, Strauss, and Mussorgsky. Featured artist Cherin Lee will play Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, one of the most popular pieces in the repertoire.

The orchestra will be conducted by Patrick Pickett, Artisitic Director / Conductor of the Queensland Pops Orchestra.


Featuring our guest conductor Patrick Pickett

Patrick Pickett is owner, Artistic Director/Conductor of the Queensland Pops Orchestra. This iconic orchestra has been renowned for quality entertainment since it was formed by Colin Harper in the mid 80′s. Patrick is delighted to lead the Pops on the next phase of its artistic evolution.
Click on Patrick Pickett's photo to see the full biography.

Music Programme

Dmitri Shostakovich

  • Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96

Max Bruch

  • Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 (Soloist: Cherin Lee)

George Frederick Handel

  • The Royal Fireworks Music
    1. No. 1 Overture
    2. No. 5 Allegro
    3. La Rejouissance

Antonin Dvorak

  • Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C major, op. 46

Johannes Brahms

  • Hungarian Dance No. 5

Johann Strauss

  • Tritsch-Tratsch Polka in A major, Op. 214

Modest Mussorgsky (orch. Ravel)

  • Pictures at an Exhibition
    1. No. 9 Hut of the Baba Yaga
    2. No. 10 Great Gate of Kiev

Concert Programme:

Click on the image above to view a PDF of the printed concert programme.

Photo Gallery

Photo Credit: Cam Leitch