CLASSICAL MUSIC GREATS JOIN UP-AND-COMING TALENT FOR A NIGHT OF EXCITING NEW MUSIC
Experience a night of exciting new music at Hang with QYO. Blending classical music with a fresh, contemporary twist, this vibrant concert will feature a world premiere concerto by emerging Queensland composer Dr Thomas Green, written for the hang – an enchanting and intriguing new instrument invented only a decade ago.
The hang will be played by international star percussionist for Björk, Manu Delago. Delago’s Concertino Grosso will also make its Australian debut on stage, led by the Australian String Quartet’s extraordinary first violinist and QYO alumnus Dale Barltrop.
Experience all the energy and exuberance of the Queensland Youth Symphony as they perform in honour of QYO founder and father of the youth orchestra movement, John Curro AM MBE. The concert includes the Curro family quartet playing alongside a number of prominent QYO alumni, including players from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Camerata, with QMF Artistic Director Katie Noonan.
Hang With QYO is presented by Queensland Music Festival and QPAC in association with Brisbane City Council.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, and through the generous support of donors Jocelyn and Bruce Wolfe, and John and Denise Atkins.