Queensland String Concert Guide

Find all your local String Concerts in one place. String Concert Guide for Brisbane, South East Queensland and Northern NSW.
To have your string event listed, please contact us a week before the first of the month.

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Imbil Acoustic Music Weekend (Sunshine Coast)
Imbil Acoustic Music Weekend (Sunshine Coast) @ Borumba Deer Park
Nov 2 – Nov 5 all-day
Imbil Acoustic Music Weekend, for bookings email the Deerpark or call 07-5484-5196 Click Here for more Information
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Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Red Hill. Contact Emma Nixon emma@emmanixon.com.au for details. Advanced Fiddle Club night is on from 7:00 – … Continue reading
Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club 6:30 pm
Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club @ Mango Hill community hall,
Nov 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Held once a month for all keen fiddlers, cellists, guitarists, and musicians in the community. You will need to bring Your fiddle, Cello, guitar, mandolin, tin whistle, recorder, Harp, Bodhran, double bass, banjo, viola and a music stand! We many … Continue reading
Kupka’s Piano ‘Erased Songs’ – Cleveland Contemporary Music Event 7:30 pm
Kupka’s Piano ‘Erased Songs’ – Cleveland Contemporary Music Event @ RPAC Concert Hall
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Kupka’s Piano is a collective of Australia’s brightest emerging musicians and composers. Through innovative and engaging programming, the Brisbane-based ensemble celebrates the latest classical music from Australia and around the world. Erased Songs features hidden melodies, incantations, a singing clarinet … Continue reading
The Sam Hewerdine Trio 8:00 pm
The Sam Hewerdine Trio @ 188 Brisbane Street
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Sam Hewerdine Trio brings three passionate minds into musical symbiosis, as they push each other to their limits. With a taste for standards that lie outside the norm, each member brings their international experience, energy and enthusiasm, as they … Continue reading
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Barleyshakes @ Gatakers by Night (Maryborough) 5:00 pm
Barleyshakes @ Gatakers by Night (Maryborough) @ 311 Kent St
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy, beautiful harmony and driving dance rhythms in their live performances. Adored throughout Australia and beyond for their “bent” Irish … Continue reading
Sásta – Irish band 7:30 pm
Sásta – Irish band @ Sandgate Town Hall
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm
Sásta (Happy in Irish) are the most exciting and dynamic Irish band in Australia today. Their brand of thumping contemporary Irish trad is delivered with phenomenal energy – it’s all about the fun and dancing! Sásta have toured the festival … Continue reading
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Intermediate Celtic Sessions 1:00 pm
Intermediate Celtic Sessions @ Finbar's Lounge Bar (Sunshine Coast)
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1st & 3rd Sundays 1pm – 4pm   Musicians and Audience Welcome Tunes played include BBS, NFF Session Experience, Maleny Tunes Class & other common tunes at a moderate pace. Playing by ear encouraged. More Info: Kate Fraser 07 5499 … Continue reading
‘A Musical Journey’ – Presented by the Noosa Orchestra 2:30 pm
‘A Musical Journey’ – Presented by the Noosa Orchestra @ Cooran Memorial School of Arts Hall
Nov 5 @ 2:30 pm
Sunday 5 November, Memorial School of Arts Hall, Cooran ‘A Musical Journey’ – with the Noosa Orchestra (conducted by Antoni Bonetti) – will include Flute & Harp Concerto in C, K 299 by Mozart (with soloists Deborah Cox & Bart … Continue reading
Finale Fantastique – Presented by Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra 2:30 pm
Finale Fantastique – Presented by Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra @ Queensland Academies Theatre
Nov 5 @ 2:30 pm
Finale Fantastique A concert featuring favourite repertoire performed over the last seventeen years, to celebrate this long association with our esteemed conductor, Mark Turpin. We are also delighted to present our 2017 Youth Concerto Performance Opportunity winner, Nina Fan, playing the first movement of … Continue reading
Howard Ainsworth Memorial Concert – Presented by Orchestra Corda Spiritus 3:00 pm
Howard Ainsworth Memorial Concert – Presented by Orchestra Corda Spiritus @ The Great Hall, Brisbane Grammar School
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm
In this year’s Howard Ainsworth Memorial Concert, the Orchestra Corda Spiritus (conducted by Chen Yang) will perform Siegfried Idyll by Wagner, Double Bass Concerto in E flat by Vanhall (with soloist, John Varney) and Symphony in C by Bizet. $25 and concessions. Tickets at the door. … Continue reading
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Zumpa – Presented by The Bug 7:30 pm
Zumpa – Presented by The Bug @ New Farm Bowls Club
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Be transported with Zumpa to forgotten Italian fishing villages, moonlit olive groves and a hard life under a hot sun where peasants play music to celebrate life with a fierce sense of humour. David De Santi (accordion), Kristy Stanfield (vocals, … Continue reading
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String Department – Presented by Qld Conservatorium of Music 1:05 pm
String Department – Presented by Qld Conservatorium of Music @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Nov 9 @ 1:05 pm
String Department FREE EVENT Lunchtime A vibrant showcase of the rich sounds of the string department. Click Here for more Information
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The Van Dijk 3 8:00 pm
The Van Dijk 3 @ Studio 188
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm
Part of Studio 188‘s Saturday Night Live series. Jan Van Dijk has been entrenched in the Gypsy and Swing scenes in Australia and abroad for over fifteen years. New Orleans has become a second home and a source of constant inspiration. … Continue reading
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‘A Musical Journey’ – Presented by the Noosa Orchestra 2:00 pm
‘A Musical Journey’ – Presented by the Noosa Orchestra @ Good Shepherd Church
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm
‘A Musical Journey’ – with the Noosa Orchestra (conducted by Antoni Bonetti) – will include Flute & Harp Concerto in C, K 299 by Mozart (with soloists Deborah Cox & Bart Seaton-Said), Symphony No 8 in G by Dvořák and … Continue reading
‘Mostly Mozart’ 2:00 pm
‘Mostly Mozart’ @ St Andrews Church
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm
‘Mostly Mozart’ – with the Chordiality Community Choir, a string ensemble, Simon Carl (piano) and a guest appearance by the Indooroopilly Primary School Choirs – will include Missa Brevis in D, K 194 by Mozart, excerpts from The Magic Flute … Continue reading
Showtime – Presented by Brisbane City Pops Orchestra 2:00 pm
Showtime – Presented by Brisbane City Pops Orchestra @ Schonell Theatre
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm
Schonell Theatre, The University of Queensland Adults $26, Concessions $23, Students $12, children under 5 years FREE! Ample free parking available next to the Schonell Theatre.  Complimentary programs and post-concert refreshments are also provided! Tickets for Schonell Theatre concerts may … Continue reading
Airs for the Summer 4:30 pm
Airs for the Summer @ New Farm
Nov 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Flora Wong (violin), Katie Yap (viola), and Dan Curro (cello) for an afternoon of Baroque string music from Germany and Scotland. Brought together by their love of historically informed performance, they will all be playing on gut strings with … Continue reading
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Divertimenti – Presented by Qld Conservatorium 7:30 pm
Divertimenti – Presented by Qld Conservatorium @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm
Directed by Graeme Jennings, this concert showcases soloists Lilly Yang performing Nielsen’s Flute Concerto and Imogen Scott-Parker (piano) and George Wilson (trumpet) performing Shostakovich’s Piano and Trumpet Concerto. Click Here for more Information
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The Pockets – Presented by The Bug 7:30 pm
The Pockets – Presented by The Bug @ New Farm Bowls Club
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
This delightful foursome will send you swooning. Marked by close harmonies and featuring concert, tenor, baritone and bass ukulele along with melodica and kazoo, the pockets bring you original and cover tunes brimming with frivolity, nostalgia and romance. Setting vocal … Continue reading
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Cello Recital 12:00 am
Cello Recital
Nov 15 @ 12:00 am
  CELLO RECITAL SIMON SVOBODA, cello ROBERT MANLEY, piano Works by J.S. Bach, Faure, Dvorak and Kodaly Wednesday 15/11/2017 4 MBS Studio, 384 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, Qld 4151 Entry by donation
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Mullum Music Festival
Mullum Music Festival @ Various Locations
Nov 16 – Nov 19 all-day
From humble beginnings, the picturesque village of Mullumbimby has hosted the Mullum Music Festival (MMF) since its inception in 2008. Nestled amongst the surrounding mountains in the Byron Bay hinterland, this diverse community of just over 3000 people has embraced … Continue reading
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Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Red Hill. Contact Emma Nixon emma@emmanixon.com.au for details. Advanced Fiddle Club night is on from 7:00 – … Continue reading
QSO, ALONDRA + VENGEROV 7:30 pm
QSO, ALONDRA + VENGEROV @ Concert Hall
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm
Conductor Alondra de la Parra (QSO Music Director) Violin Maxim Vengerov (QSO Artist-in-Residence) Brahms Violin Concerto Dutilleux Métaboles Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Suites 1 & 2 FRI 17 NOV 2017 7.30PM SAT 18 NOV 2017 7.30PM Join us for an … Continue reading
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Classics from the Masters – Presented by Davonski Concert Orchestra 2:00 pm
Classics from the Masters – Presented by Davonski Concert Orchestra @ Nambour Uniting Church
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm
Featuring Louise Findlay with selected arias. Afternoon tea included. Click Here for more Information
Tango Night With The Mendoza Quartet 6:00 pm
Tango Night With The Mendoza Quartet @ Reload Expresso Bar
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
A unique opportunity to experience the fiery power of tango music performed live by the talented Mendoza Quartet. Reload’s old bullet factory venue will be the perfect backdrop for a unique night of tangos, milongas, food, wine, dance and more. … Continue reading
My Nightingale w/ Angela Iimura 7:00 pm
My Nightingale w/ Angela Iimura @ The House with no Walls
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We’re launching our debut EP “Folk Tales” with a national tour and we will be performing an intimate show at House With No Walls with the beautiful support of Angela Iimura. “Absolutely exquisite… modern soul-funk, a bit folky, a bit … Continue reading
QSO, ALONDRA + VENGEROV 7:30 pm
QSO, ALONDRA + VENGEROV @ Concert Hall
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm
Conductor Alondra de la Parra (QSO Music Director) Violin Maxim Vengerov (QSO Artist-in-Residence) Brahms Violin Concerto Dutilleux Métaboles Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Suites 1 & 2 FRI 17 NOV 2017 7.30PM SAT 18 NOV 2017 7.30PM Join us for an … Continue reading
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Showtime – Presented by BCPO 2:00 pm
Showtime – Presented by BCPO @ Kedron-Wavell Services Club
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm
An exciting and entertaining collection of some of the most memorable music from your favourite shows, composers and groups! We will feature a wonderful selection from the romantic South Pacific, as well as some of Irving Berlin’s best-loved melodies. You … Continue reading
OAE & Rachel Podger – Presented by Musica Viva 3:00 pm
OAE & Rachel Podger – Presented by Musica Viva @ Concert Hall
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm
ORCHESTRA OF THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT RACHEL PODGER director and violin Britain’s most revolutionary orchestra makes its first, widely anticipated full tour of Australia for Musica Viva. Led by acclaimed violinist Rachel Podger, their concerts match brilliant execution with gleeful enjoyment. … Continue reading
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OzManouche the Australian Festival of Jazz Manouche
OzManouche the Australian Festival of Jazz Manouche @ Brisbane Jazz Club
Nov 23 – Nov 26 all-day
Held at the Brisbane Jazz Club, Brisbane, Oz Manouche is four days of concert performances, workshops, masterclasses, film screenings, merchandise stalls, food, licensed bar, chalkboard performances and endless djamming opportunities! Festivals dedicated to jazz manouche are held around the world, … Continue reading
Southern Cross Soloists’ 2017 Community Lecture Series 6:00 pm
Southern Cross Soloists’ 2017 Community Lecture Series @ Auditorium 2
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
In partnership with the State Library of Queensland Have you ever wondered what kind of impact developing technology and globalisation has had on the world of classical music? Or what path classical music will take in the digital future? If … Continue reading
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Converse – Presented by Taimana Ensemble 7:00 pm
Converse – Presented by Taimana Ensemble @ St Mary's Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Joseph HAYDN – Piano Trio in D Major Hob.XV:16 Johannes BRAHMS – Sonata for Piano and Cello in F Major Op. 99 Elena FIRSOVA – Meditation in a Japanese Garden Carl VINE – Sonata for Flute and Piano The final concert of our 2017 … Continue reading
The Elton Bastos Duo present Essencia Urbana 7:30 pm
The Elton Bastos Duo present Essencia Urbana @ Old Museum
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We Are Born At Sunset At a spectacular gala recital, The Elton Bastos Duo present the album Essencia Urbana in its entirety. The concert will be performed by the original composers, the consummate Portuguese violist Raquel Bastos and the prestigious … Continue reading
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“Purely Trios” – Presented by Pacific Chamber Players 2:00 pm
“Purely Trios” – Presented by Pacific Chamber Players @ Coolum Catholic Church
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm
Julie-Anne O’Reilly (Violin) Nathan Smith (cello) Janet Brewer (piano) HAYDN                  Piano Trio In C, Hob XV:27 BEETHOVEN          Piano Trio In D, Op 70 No 1, “Ghost”  MENDELSSOHN   … Continue reading
Musical Postcards: Around the World in 80 Minutes 5:30 pm
Musical Postcards: Around the World in 80 Minutes @ Robina Community Centre
Nov 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
With works from across five continents, Musical Postcards presents a diverse palate of music featuring pieces by Rachmaninoff, Dave Brubeck, Ross Edwards, Villa-Lobos, Elgar, and Saint-Saens. Artists Elliott Plumpton (violin) and Crystal Smith (piano) perform a selection of solo and … Continue reading
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“Purely Trios” – Presented by Pacific Chamber Players 2:00 pm
“Purely Trios” – Presented by Pacific Chamber Players @ Caloundra Uniting School
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm
                                Julie-Anne O’Reilly (Violin) Nathan Smith (cello) Janet Brewer (piano) HAYDN                  Piano Trio In C, Hob XV:27 BEETHOVEN … Continue reading
“Quattro Elementi” – Presented by Orchestra Concertino 2:00 pm
“Quattro Elementi” – Presented by Orchestra Concertino @ St Anne's Hall
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm
Orchestra Concertino was inaugurated in 2015 as Brisbane Ensemble, became incorporated and changed the name to Orchestra Concertino in late 2016.  It was formed to generally cater for musicians in the Northern Suburbs of Brisbane, however  will take on anyone who is … Continue reading
Arias at the Old Museum – Presented by Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra 3:00 pm
Arias at the Old Museum – Presented by Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra @ Old Museum Concert Hall
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm
ARIAS AT THE OLD MUSEUM METRO SERIES CONCERT # 4 BPO explores the magical world of opera under the baton of the newly appointed Head of Opera at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Mr Nicholas Cleobury. The program features a … Continue reading
THE NIGHTINGALE – Presented by Southern Cross Soloists 3:00 pm
THE NIGHTINGALE – Presented by Southern Cross Soloists @ Concert Hall
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
A glimpse into the musical world of nature’s original night songstress, The Nightingale, this concert treats the audience to musical visions from dusk till dawn. From nightmares of ghosts and restless sleep in Vivaldi’s eerie La Notte (The Night) to the … Continue reading
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No.3 Beginnings – Presented by the Australian String Quartet 7:00 pm
No.3 Beginnings – Presented by the Australian String Quartet @ Conservatorium Theatre
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Presented in association with Griffith University Scarlatti Sonata a Quattro no 4 in D minor Bartók String Quartet no 1 Beethoven String Quartet in F major op 59 no 1 The ASQ travels across musical time in a program that … Continue reading
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Merry Melodies: Sentimental Journey 11:00 am
Merry Melodies: Sentimental Journey @ Logan Entertainment Centre
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  A musical journey through over a hundred years of songs from ‘light classical delights’ to the standards of ‘the American songbook’ through to The Musical Theatre hits of recent years. Vov Dylan (Australia’s Andre Rieu) and Glenn Amer (the … Continue reading
Brisbane Choro Ensemble 12:00 pm
Brisbane Choro Ensemble @ Brisbane City Hall
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Influenced by classical waltzes, polkas and habaneras, intricate classical melodies combine with traditional Brazilian percussion to create this beautiful instrumental music featuring seven-string guitars, accordion and flute. Choro music makes the heart soar, and your feet tap! Originating in Rio … Continue reading
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