Showcase concerts


Queensland Conservatorium celebrates the end of year with the following showcase concerts featuring our opera, popular music, music theatre and Young Con performers.


Young Con in concert

Young Conservatorium celebrates another year of music making with their end of year showcase concerts throughout November showcasing choirs, instrumental ensembles, vocal and piano students.

When: Saturday, 10th November
Showcase concert: 12.00pm, Conservatorium Theatre
Contemporary voice concert: 2.00pm, Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Cost: Free
More info: Phone Lisa Dart on 3735 6337, or email [email protected]


Popular Music Graduate Showcase Concert

To celebrate the end of three years of study, graduating Popular Music students will be performing at The Basement, Gold Coast Arts Centre. This is the last opportunity to see these students showcase their original work.

When: Thursday 15th November, 7.30pm
Where: The Basement – Gold Coast Arts Centre
More info: Phone Miss Julie Sutherland on 3732 9036, email [email protected], or visit Popular Music Graduate Showcase Concert.


The Wishing Well

Don’t miss this workshop production of The Wishing Well — a feisty, powerful and uplifting story of resilience, love and new beginnings — performed by Queensland Conservatorium’s ever-energetic first year Musical Theatre students. Recommended for 15 years and older.

When: 15th – 18th November
Where: Visy Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse
More info: The Wishing Well


Liederabend (Evening of Song)

Join Lisa Gasteen, staff and students of the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School for Liederabend: an exquisite night of song. A tradition beginning in Europe, the liederabend was historically an opportunity for singers to gather informally in a home, performing songs of their beloved composers in a casual setting.

When: 25th November, 5.30pm
Where: Basil Jones Orchestral Hall
More info: Liederabend (Evening of Song)


Celebrating a Musical Christmas

Students from the Queensland Conservatorium Musical Theatre department share with you their passion for music and drama in this wonderful celebration of Christmas. Fresh from their sell-out shows at the Judith Wright Centre and the Conservatorium Theatre, these students will dazzle you with their interpretation of some traditional pieces of festive music and modern arrangements of old classics including: When a Child is Born, The Nativity Carol, Sing a Christmas Carol and new arrangements of Silent Night and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Speeches, readings and poems will intersperse the musical numbers making this an evening for the whole family to enjoy.

When: Wednesday 5th December, 7.30pm
Where: St John’s Cathedral
More info: Celebrating a Musical Christmas


Lisa Gasteen National Opera School Gala

Students of Lisa Gasteen National Opera School present a selection ensembles and scenes from your favourite operas to showcase the culmination of three weeks of intensive workshops and masterclasses with prestigious international guest coaches Siegfried Jerusalem, John Fisher, Giovanni Reggioli and Philip Mayers.

When: 7th December, 7.00pm
Where: Conservatorium Theatre
More info: Lisa Gasteen National Opera School Gala