A naïve boy raised by goatherds is discovered to be heir t…
The spirit of invention
Conductor Joseph Swensen
Soloist Paul Lewis, piano
Vine V – An Orchestral Fanfare
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3
Prokofiev Symphony No.5 in B flat
What do you call a piece that only runs five minutes? Australian composer Carl Vine decided a short work deserved a short title and called it simply V (for the Roman numeral!). “I wanted to sing of the free, happy man, his mighty power, his chivalry and purity of spirit,” said Prokofiev about his searching Fifth Symphony which overflows with persuasive charm. Yet it’s also witty, edgy and contrarian, with exquisite melodies. When Beethoven wrote his third Piano Concerto, he was breaking new grounds with his music; creating a new type of sound world that had never been heard before. This concerto will show off the piano and orchestra to spectacular effect, especially in the hands of master pianist Paul Lewis.
The Safest Way to Buy!
QTIX is the official ticketing service for QPAC and Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Romance and Revolution. Selected packages are sold through authorised resellers only. Any tickets purchased through unauthorised sales channels may be seized or cancelled without refund or exchange and the bearer of the ticket may be denied admission. Unauthorised sales channels include Viagogo, eBay and Gumtree. Read more about purchasing tickets online.
Presented by Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Brisbane Festival
^Centrelink issued concession/pension cards accepted, no seniors card accepted
^^Full-time student, any age, with student card
^^^2 Adult and 2 Child (kids in school) tickets
A transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction. Selected ticket delivery methods may incur an additional charge. The minimum price listed may be available for selected performances only. Please see the event calendar when booking for the available date(s) and time(s) of this performance.
*All ticket prices are subject to change based on demand