Queensland String Concert Guide

Find all your local String Concerts in one place. String Concert Guide for Brisbane, South East Queensland and Northern NSW.
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SING & DANCE WITH QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 9:30 am
SING & DANCE WITH QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ QSO Studio's
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am
An interactive orchestra experience for children under seven years of age. FRI 1 DEC 2017 9.30AM FRI 1 DEC 2017 11.00AM SAT 2 DEC 2017 9.30AM SAT 2 DEC 2017 11.00AM * Children under 12 months free. Join Queensland Symphony … Continue reading
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Dec 1 @ 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,
Dec 1 @ 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
Musicians Unmuted Concert 6:30 pm
Musicians Unmuted Concert @ Jugglers Art Space
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 Musicians Unmuted is hosting a concert to celebrate the first season of podcast episodes. The concert will feature guests from previous episodes and accompanying performers at the beautiful venue of Jugglers Art Space. The performances will be recorded and included … Continue reading
The White Mouse – Presented by Camerata of St John’s 7:00 pm
The White Mouse – Presented by Camerata of St John’s @ Heritage Bank Auditorium
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm
THE WHITE MOUSE Camerata brings to life the feisty Nancy Wake (1912-2011) who ran away from her family in Australia at the age of 16, before becoming involved in the French Resistance. Her uncanny ability to move fearlessly and undetected … Continue reading
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SING & DANCE WITH QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 9:30 am
SING & DANCE WITH QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ QSO Studio's
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am
An interactive orchestra experience for children under seven years of age. FRI 1 DEC 2017 9.30AM FRI 1 DEC 2017 11.00AM SAT 2 DEC 2017 9.30AM SAT 2 DEC 2017 11.00AM * Children under 12 months free. Join Queensland Symphony … Continue reading
SCYO Christmas Workshop and Concert 2:00 pm
SCYO Christmas Workshop and Concert @ Chancellor State College
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:45 pm
SCYO Christmas Workshop and Concert – all ensembles Stage Band performs during break 3:45 to 4:30. Concert 4:45 to 5:45   Click Here for more Information
MBSO’s Christmas Concert – Presented by Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra 6:30 pm
MBSO’s Christmas Concert – Presented by Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm
Bronwyn Gibbs Conductor Can you hear the sleigh bells ringing? Join MBSO as we celebrate the season with music written for this joyous occasion. The concert will feature classic carols, carols from Australia and powerful orchestral arrangements of much-loved Christmas … Continue reading
A Night at the Proms – Presented by Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra 7:00 pm
A Night at the Proms – Presented by Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra @ Lake Kawana Community Centre
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm
  Conductor – Adrian King Guest Soloist – Andrew Burns – Local Baritone Join the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra once again for an evening of spectacular and exciting music – traditional, classical and fun. Sing along with a medley of … Continue reading
Brisbane Chamber Choir with the Adina String Quartet 7:00 pm
Brisbane Chamber Choir with the Adina String Quartet @ St John's Cathedral
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm
Directed by Graeme Morton, Concert One in the Brisbane Chamber Choir’s Twentieth Anniversary Concert Series will feature the Brisbane Chamber Choir with the Adina String Quartet – Jane Burroughs (violin), Alan Smith (violin), Nicholas Tomkin (viola) & Andre Duthon (cello) … Continue reading
Music By The Sea 7:30 pm
Music By The Sea @ Sandgate Town Hall
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm
FREE EVENT NO NEED FOR TICKETS ​Music By The Sea is having a party and you’re invited to celebrate its 20th anniversary at a FREE Community Concert Some of your favourite artists are coming back to perform – top names … Continue reading
The Grenadiers EP Launch 7:30 pm
The Grenadiers EP Launch @ The Old Ambulance Station
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Grenadiers are young Australian folk duo Elly Barrett and Missy Jones. Officially formed in 2016, they spent years singing together before realising that it was harder to avoid each other than it was to surrender to the mesmerising pull of … Continue reading
TOPOLOGY@TWENTY 7:30 pm
TOPOLOGY@TWENTY @ Old Museum
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm
Two Evenings Celebrating Two Decades of Musical Adventures 14 albums, hundreds of original works, countless national/international tours and far-reaching acclaim – Topology has had quite the adventure since their DIY beginnings in the Brisbane underground scene in 1997. Their distinct … Continue reading
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The Amadeus Orchestra 11:00 am
The Amadeus Orchestra @ Queen Street Mall Centre Stage
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am
Queen St Mall, Centre Stage, 11am, 12pm, 1pm The Amadeus Orchestra is a Brisbane, Queensland, based orchestra available for weddings, events, corporate functions and parties. We combine a diverse repertoire, ranging from great classical works to lighter compositions, with excellent … Continue reading
Intermediate Celtic Sessions 1:00 pm
Intermediate Celtic Sessions @ Finbar's Lounge Bar (Sunshine Coast)
Dec 3 @ 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
Brisbane Chamber Choir with the Adina String Quartet 2:00 pm
Brisbane Chamber Choir with the Adina String Quartet @ St John's Cathedral
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm
Directed by Graeme Morton, Concert Two in the Brisbane Chamber Choir’s Twentieth Anniversary Concert Series will feature the Brisbane Chamber Choir with the Adina String Quartet – Jane Burroughs (violin), Alan Smith (violin), Nicholas Tomkin (viola) & Andre Duthon (cello) … Continue reading
The Grenadiers EP Launch 3:00 pm
The Grenadiers EP Launch @ Folk Redlands
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Grenadiers are young Australian folk duo Elly Barrett and Missy Jones. Officially formed in 2016, they spent years singing together before realising that it was harder to avoid each other than it was to surrender to the mesmerising pull of … Continue reading
Toowoomba Concert Orchestra 3:00 pm
Toowoomba Concert Orchestra @ USQ Arts Theatre
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm
In their final concert for 2017, the Toowoomba Concert Orchestra (TCO) presents Reflections: music to calm, sooth and inspire. Featuring orchestral works by Jean Sibelius and Maurice Ravel, this tranquil programme will help you commence the silly season feeling relaxed … Continue reading
THE WHITE MOUSE – Presented by Camerata of St John’s 6:00 pm
THE WHITE MOUSE – Presented by Camerata of St John’s @ Concert Hall
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
THE WHITE MOUSE Camerata brings to life the feisty Nancy Wake (1912-2011) who ran away from her family in Australia at the age of 16, before becoming involved in the French Resistance. Her uncanny ability to move fearlessly and undetected … Continue reading
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Concert at St. Gerard Majella Christmas Lights Festival 12:00 am
Concert at St. Gerard Majella Christmas Lights Festival @ St. Gerard Majella
Dec 4 @ 12:00 am
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
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The Company – Presented by The Bug 7:30 pm
The Company – Presented by The Bug @ New Farm Bowls Club
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The Company formed in Brisbane in 2012, out of four musicians from far-flung places. Mick Patrick sings lead, plays mandolin and fiddle and is from Townsville, North Queensland. George Jackson plays fiddle and banjo and hails from Christchurch, New Zealand … Continue reading
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BACH’S CHRISTMAS ORATORIO – Presented by ACO 6:30 pm
BACH’S CHRISTMAS ORATORIO – Presented by ACO @ Concert Hall
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
BACH Christmas Oratorio ARTISTS Richard Tognetti Director & Violin Choir of London Nicholas Mulroy Evangelist The last time the ACO performed Bach’s Christmas Oratoriocritics, audiences and the Orchestra themselves considered it the concert of the year. Bach’s monumental and colourful … Continue reading
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Cigany Weaver (live) 8:00 pm
Cigany Weaver (live) @ Can you keep a secret?
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
 Cigány Weaver are back for another night of madness at CYKAS… Drinking, dancing, jumping and just general gypsy shenanigans are on the bill for the night… COME! * * * * * Formed out of a love of Django Reinhardt, … Continue reading
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Monique Clare with cello trio 5:30 pm
Monique Clare with cello trio @ Little Stanley Street Lawns
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Monique Clare is a cello-wielding singer-songwriter, hailing from the foothills of Mount Cootha. Between a classical cello degree, a Gregorian Chant-infused upbringing, a Beyonce obsession and ongoing explorations into traditional folk from Scotland, Sweden, and the US, her songs are … Continue reading
TOPOLOGY@TWENTY 7:30 pm
TOPOLOGY@TWENTY @ Old Museum
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm
Two Evenings Celebrating Two Decades of Musical Adventures 14 albums, hundreds of original works, countless national/international tours and far-reaching acclaim – Topology has had quite the adventure since their DIY beginnings in the Brisbane underground scene in 1997. Their distinct … Continue reading
Wild Silk Strings Project (9 piece) 7:30 pm
Wild Silk Strings Project (9 piece) @ Doo-bop jazz Bar
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
WILD SILK STRINGS PROJECT, a 9-piece ensemble led by internationally acclaimed vocalist Ingrid James and award-winning pianist/composer Louise Denson, offers a rich program of songs from around the world, drawn from folk, jazz, Brasilian, pop, and classical repertoire. They were … Continue reading
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Baroque Chamber Music in Albert Street Uniting Church 2:00 pm
Baroque Chamber Music in Albert Street Uniting Church @ Albert Street Uniting Church
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm
Join the Brisbane Baroque Players for their Final Concert for 2017 in Albert Street Uniting Church, Brisbane City on Sunday 10th December 2017 at 2:00pm. The concert will feature chamber music by Kapsberger, Fontana, Falconieri, Boismortier and other composers performed … Continue reading
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Estampa – Presented by Brisbane Jazz Club 6:30 pm
Estampa – Presented by Brisbane Jazz Club @ Brisbane Jazz Club
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Evoking visions of Parisian laneways, South American sensuality and the unbridled joy of European folk music, Estampa delivers an energetic, internationally-inspired performance on violin, voice, guitar, accordion and double-bass. This performance is also the CD launch of Estampa’s first album … Continue reading
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Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Dec 15 @ 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
Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond – Presented by Badinerie Players 6:30 pm
Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond – Presented by Badinerie Players @ UQ Art Museum
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm
You’re invited to another free concert sponsored by our wonderful friends at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at the University of Queensland. AYRE, CAPRICCIO, FANTASIA 6.30pm, Friday 15 December at the UQ Art Museum (formerly … Continue reading
BEMAC presents WORLD MUSIC CAFE: The Shenzo Gregorio Trio & MZAZA 7:00 pm
BEMAC presents WORLD MUSIC CAFE: The Shenzo Gregorio Trio & MZAZA @ Queensland Multicultural Centre
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEMAC’s World Music Cafe is back by popular demand. The fundraiser concert for Motor Neurone Disease. Back by popular request after their sold out show with Vardos earlier this year, gypsy folk favourites MZAZA return to the BEMAC stage for … Continue reading
FALSE COGNATE – Presented by Kupka’s Piano  7:30 pm
FALSE COGNATE – Presented by Kupka’s Piano  @ Judith Wright Centre
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:40 pm
In a post-truth world, where words can no longer be trusted, can we instead say it with music? Guest horn player Deepa Goonetillike – Brisbane-born and Frankfurt-based – joins Kupka’s Piano to present works that resolve to mutual outcomes despite … Continue reading
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Christmas Miracles – Presented by Qld Medical Orchestra 2:00 pm
Christmas Miracles – Presented by Qld Medical Orchestra @ Performing Arts Centre
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm
December is the month for our most-loved concert of the year. Again with the beautiful voices of QMC, it will be an afternoon of Christmas magic, fairy tales and of course, our favourite carols. This concert is traditionally packed to … Continue reading
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Woodford Folk Festival
Woodford Folk Festival @ Woodfordia
Dec 27 – Dec 31 all-day
The Woodford Folk Festival, an event of international standing, is held annually over six days and six nights from Dec 27th through to January 1st. More than 2000 performers and 438 events are programmed featuring local, national and international guests.This … Continue reading
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QLD POPS NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA 5:30 pm
QLD POPS NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA @ Concert Hall
Dec 31 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 and 9 pm 2 hours and 30 min   New Year’s Eve is the big night in Brisbane when we rejoice in the year gone by and welcome the new one in. Where better to celebrate than in the … Continue reading
NEW YEAR’S EVE 17 – ROARING 20’S w Melissa Western,Tnee Dyer, Malcolm Wood, Shenzo Gregorio,Luke McIntosh,Jacob Mann 6:00 pm
NEW YEAR’S EVE 17 – ROARING 20’S w Melissa Western,Tnee Dyer, Malcolm Wood, Shenzo Gregorio,Luke McIntosh,Jacob Mann @ Brisbane Jazz Club
Dec 31 2017 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 1:00 am
New Year’s Eve by the Brisbane River is always spectacular at the BJC and 2017 we’re throwing a wild 20s party filled with decadence and surprise! Our hot band kicks off with a set of old time, feel-good blues led … Continue reading