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Swing Symphony

  • Old Museum Concert Hall 480 Gregory Tce Bowen Hills Australia (map)

presented by Queensland Youth Orchestra 2 and QYO Big Band

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Concerts at Twilight

QYO2 joins forces with the QYO Big Band to present 4 movements from Wynton Marsalis’ celebrated Swing Symphony. The work was premiered in 2010 by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by Sir Simon Rattle. Swing Symphony was a joint commission from the Berlin Philharmonic Foundation, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and the Barbican Centre, London.

To open the concert, QYO2 performs some of John Williams’ most popular and moving film music from Star Wars, Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan.

John Williams - Schindler’s List  

John Williams – Star Wars 

John Williams - Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan 

Wynton Marsalis – Swing Symphony (Movts 1, 2, 5 and 7)  


Event Information

Date & Time

Saturday 15 June 2019

Performance 5.30 pm
Doors to Theatre 5.10 pm
Foyer/Box office 4.45 pm

Ticket prices

Adult $15

Student/Conc $10

Family $30

Under 5 $5

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