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Musical revolutionaries at QPAC

22/03/2013
Musical Revolution at QPAC

​On Wednesday, 6 March, a group of music students from Loganlea High School went on an excursion to the QPAC to see a performance of the Queensland symphony orchestra. The theme of the concert was “revolution” and the students got to hear a programme of music inspired by war, combat and struggle.

The highlight of the concert was a performance by the winner of the 2013 Young Performer’s Competition. The winner this year was a fifteen year old cellist, who played the first movement of a concerto by Schostokovich. We also heard performances by Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Rimsky-Korsakoff. Our students thoroughly enjoyed the concert, and for many, it was an opportunity to be immersed in both a style and performance of music which they might not have been previously exposed to. After the concert, we all enjoyed having a relaxing lunch at Southbank before heading back to school in the afternoon.  Thank you to all the students who attended and for your exemplary behaviour for the entire time.

Danny Parker
Head of Department – The Arts