Hollywood director directs student opera

Director Bruce Beresford
Music and performing arts
Acclaimed film director Bruce Beresford is helming the Queensland Conservatorium’s annual opera production, Albert Herring. This is the first time the film director has taken the reins of a student production and he says audiences are in for a treat. “Queensland is lucky to have a music school this good,” he said. “I’m astounded by the standard of the students in this production.”

2016 concert season set to enthral

Arts Education Law
Bruce Beresford, Albert Herring, The Magic Flute, The Secret Garden and more to captivate local music lovers… Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University promises yet another captivating year of performance, featuring the talents of award-winning Australian director Bruce Beresford and a host of exceptional emerging and established musicians. QCGU Director, Professor Scott Harrison, said audiences can expect […]

New pop-up performances in South Bank

News articles
A summer weekend of live music, experimentation and performance at Studio 4101 in South Bank will showcase some of the city’s hottest new musical talent. The eclectic pop-up experience from 13 – 14 February is the result of a new collaboration between OperaQ, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) and West End uber-creatives, Hub 4101. Festivities […]

An opera sprung from a comic strip

Opera students of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) will bring one of the 20th century’s musical treasures to the stage this month in what may be the only opera to be inspired by a newspaper cartoon strip! Described as the grown-up opera version of The Lion King, The Cunning Little Vixen celebrates the relationship […]