Rhapsody in Blue

Next date: Friday, 20 November 2020 | 07:30 PM


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SEATING ALLOCATIONS: While we aim to keep your seats the same as shown on your tickets, this may be subject to change to adhere to any social distancing requirements at the time of the event. Ticket holders will be notified of any changes.

 Jazz, blues and classical music unite in an exciting fusion as the Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra presents George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. This captivating piano concerto leads our exploration of swingin' tunes from the 1920's-1950's, featuring orchestral arrangements from jazz icons such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter and Ella Fitzgerald.  

You will be spellbound by Concert Pianist Simon Tedeschi - winner of Symphony Australia’s Young Performer of the Year award; a recording artist with Sony Music Australia; and an ARIA award nominee.  Simon will perform alongside phenomenal clarinet and saxophone virtuoso, Andy Firth, who is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding jazz clarinet players in the world today.

Our soloists will take to the stage with 60 of Rockhampton's talented orchestral musicians, under the baton of Guest Conductor Owen Clarke. You won't want to miss this!

Please note that Sean O'Boyle, advertised in our annual programme as guest conductor, is no longer available for this concert. Guest conductor will be Owen Clarke.

Proudly supported by Rockhampton Regional Council, Triple M, the Morning Bulletin and the Capricornian.




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Ticket transaction fees may apply to purchases. Fees are based on your method of payment, delivery and the specific event you are attending.

EITHER a fee of $5.40 per transaction will apply for a booking made with the box office by telephone
OR a fee of $1.65 per ticket will apply for tickets purchased online.

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These fees are current until 30 June 2020




  • Friday, 20 November 2020 | 07:30 PM


Pilbeam Theatre, Cnr Victoria Parade & Cambridge Street, Rockhampton City 4700  View Map

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