Qld Pops: NYE Masquerade Gala Concerts

Concert Hall, QPAC

Say goodbye to 2021 in style at the Queensland Pops' glamorous New Year’s Eve Masquerade Gala Concert on Friday, December 31, 2021 with 2 performances: 5:30pm or 9pm.  

Queensland Pops Orchestra is thrilled to return to QPAC's Concert Hall for the 37th consecutive year, to celebrate the end of an unforgettable year and to light a fuse of excitement as the countdown to 2022 begins.  

Qld Pops: NYE Masquerade Gala Concert, QPAC

Maestro Patrick Pickett CSM has crafted a concert with an exotic atmosphere packed with virtuosity, colour and movement, as is the Pops tradition. The Masquerade Gala Concert is the perfect occasion to celebrate the end of 2021 and look forward to a new year with optimism and joy.

Joining Patrick and the fabulous musicians of the Queensland Pops Orchestra are a stellar cast of exceptional and gifted musicians.

 Milijana Nikolic, Qld Pops: NYE Masquerade Gala Concert, QPAC

The Gala concerts will feature internationally renowned Tenor Rosario La Spina, Mezzo-Soprano Milijana Nikolic, and Dramatic Soprano Elizabeth Lewis. The highly regarded trio will bring highlights of operatic music to the concerts, including excerpts from Bizet’s Carmen and everyone’s favourite O Sole Mio, with a twist.  

Special guest artist Alex Raineri will play Saint Saëns Africa - Fantasie for Piano and Orchestra, Op 89, while ballroom dancers will once again gracefully glide across the stage to Masquerade Waltz by Khachaturian.

Alex Raineri, Qld Pops: NYE Masquerade Gala Concert, QPAC

As has become the tradition, Pipe Major Bruce Grice will pipe in the New Year from the QPAC rooftop, with the audience from the 9pm concert getting out in time to watch the dazzling display of fireworks over the Brisbane River.

Qld Pops: NYE Masquerade Gala Concert, QPAC

An orchestra that loves the music it plays, and the absolute joy it brings, is what makes the Queensland Pops Orchestra such a vital, integral part of the Queensland performing arts scene.

Sit back and be entertained by another unforgettable night of superlative music performed by the Queensland Pops Orchestra and special guests, and revel in the magic of these New Year's Eve celebrations.

Queensland Pops Orchestra is a valued partner of Must Do Brisbane.com

Queensland Pops Orchestra

NYE Masquerade Gala Concerts

Concert Hall, QPAC

Melbourne St

Cnr Grey St

South Brisbane  

Dec 31, 2021

5:30pm + 9pm

$95-$190 + trans fee

136 246

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