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Past Events 2024

Queensland in Song

QIS - JUNE 14 ( NO LINK)
CONCERT REVIEW
"My highlight was seeing the students have the opportunity to hear other choirs and sing together!"

"I particularly appreciated the commissioning of new works. Especially the model of funding (split between the various choirs) and the acknowledgement of such on the score.
New repertoire is so important because it captures important information about time and place. It also expands opportunities for learning and enjoyment for our children today, and for generations to come."

The Birralee Singers are proud to welcome guest ensembles from Padua College, St Anthony's Primary School, Robertson State School, Ironside State School and Citipointe Christian College to celebrate the voices of Queensland youth.

Each choir will perform individually including a world premiere by Birralee Singers of a new work commissioned from young Qld composer Inge Dekker. The groups will then join together to perform another world premiere entitled Flying Above with words by Joshua Clifford (Resonance member) and music by Paul Holley.

WHEN: Friday 14 June 2024

WHERE: Mansfield SHS Hall, Broadwater Rd, Mansfield

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Due South

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CONCERT REVIEW
"My highlight was hearing the high quality of music performed by these outstanding kids! Well done!"

Choirs Unite. Voices Take Flight.


Join us as we say a fond farewell to three Queensland Choirs who are setting off on their interstate tours in June/July. 

We bid adieu to the Brisbane Birralee Voices, Hillcrest Christian College & Somerville House. Don't miss them before they jet off!


WHEN: Saturday 8 June 2024

WHERE: The Trinity Centre, St Rita's College, Clayfield

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Attend the Tale

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CONCERT REVIEW
"My highlight was the excellent sound that the choirs made. Great range of repertoire for the concert theme."

"Apart from the wonderful performances, the seamless connection between the pieces which was achieved with the thoughtful compere notes. This brought the whole concert together."


Come along and enjoy music from stage and screen presented by Resonance of Birralee and the Birralee Blokes.
You will hear music from Frozen, Lion King, The Mission, Me and My Girl, Much Ado About Nothing, Amadeus and Gallipoli as well as Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Dear Evan Hansen and even the computer game Civilisation VI.

It will be a great afternoon of music at St Rita's and tickets will sell fast once they go on sale on Thursday 9 May. 
So mark that date in your diary so you can get in quick to book.

WHEN: Sunday 2 June 2024

WHERE: The Trinity Centre, St Rita's College, Clayfield

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Young Voices Festival

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CONCERT REVIEW
"The Birralee Kids were wonderful, & the schools were terrific. Great to see young children embracing the opportunity to sing, & to participate in events such as Birralee’s. Congratulations."
"My highlight was seeing my child of course 😆 but just all the enthusiasm of the kids and how well they sang"

The annual Young Voices Festival will be returning on May 19 2024! This concert is one of the major highlights in the Birralee Piccolos and Birralee Kids calendars, and has been a great success with sold-out performances two years running. In 2024 we look forward to welcoming The Gap State School, Ferny Hills State School and The Springfield Anglican College to perform alongside our Birralee ensembles. We are looking forward to this marvellous event!

WHEN: Sunday 19 May 2024
WHERE: Valmai Pidgeon Performing Arts Centre, Somerville House, South Brisbane


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Queensland Symphony Orchestra Opera Gala

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CONCERT IN REVIEW
Resonance of Birralee were thrilled to be the guest choir at the QSO Opera Gala on March 8 and March 9. Performing across the two concerts to two sold-out Lyric theatre audiences, Resonance of Birralee were highly regarded for their spectacular addition to the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

CONCERT DETAILS
If you love a little drama, this is the concert for you!

In our Opera Gala, you can experience all of the highlights of Puccini’s operas in one spectacular concert, under the baton of conductor Giordano Bellincampi. Madame Butterfly flutters with scandal; glitz and glamour abound in La Bohème; and Tosca, Puccini’s sensual melodrama, is a bloodstained tale of love among political intrigue. Featuring soprano Sae-Kyung Rim, tenor Kang Wang, and baritone Phillip Rhodes, you’ll be enthralled by the intimacy of Puccini’s arias, and the powerful forces of love, longing and drama that echo through each and every note. With a rich tapestry of orchestral accompaniment and the 80-strong Voices of Birralee supporting every moment, this is a breathtaking occasion not to be missed! 
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Be a Choir Kid for the Day!

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EVENT IN REVIEW
We were thrilled to welcome over 25 new choir kids to come and sing with us during the Be a Choir Kid Week! Our Birralee Piccolos, Birralee Kids and Birralee Singers played music games and rehearsed new songs. We look forward to seeing some of these Choir Kids again in our regular Birralee rehearsals! If you missed the Choir Kid Week, contact us at any time to arrange a free trial - contact@birralee.org | 3367 1001.


EVENT DETAILS
Join Voices of Birralee Piccolos (Prep - Year 1), Birralee Kids (Years 2 - 4) or Birralee Singers (Years 5 - 7) and become a choir kid for a day!

This is an excellent chance to give singing with our training ensembles a go as they explore a range of music together.


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Sing Low Workshop and Performance with David Squire

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PERFORMANCE IN REVIEW
On Leap Day, 115 tenors and bases came together under the guidance of David Squire to workshop and perform a series of songs. We are incredibly grateful for the expertise of David, who created everything from great softness to sheer power amongst the group of tenors and bases.

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CONCERT INFORMATION
Tenors and Basses, aged 12 - 25 are invited to Sing Low! with renowned New Zealand conductor and educator, David Squire. This will be a wonderful opportunity for tenors and basses to sing together repertoire chosen by David. The format will be an afternoon workshop followed by a sausage sizzle meal break. The evening will conclude with a short, informal concert with the Birralee Blokes and other school choirs and finish with the massed choir repertoire learnt in the afternoon.

DETAILS:
Date: THURSDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2024
Time: 4.30pm - 8:00pm (arrive from 4:15pm for 4:30pm start)
Venue: Salvation Army Church, 167 Ann St, City

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Official partners of Voices of Birralee

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Voices of Birralee acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this country and recognise their continuing connection the land, water and culture. In our organisation, we recognise the Turrbal and Jagera Peoples as the traditional custodians of Meanjin land. We pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to their Elders past, present and emerging.