(Not) The Last Night of the Proms

Thurs­day, 7.30pm, Bris­bane City Hall, $49-$85 qso.com.au

The Courier-Mail - QWeekend - - DON’T MISS -

The Last Night of the Proms is an in­sti­tu­tional Bri­tish con­cert se­ries and a part of Bri­tish cul­ture. Queens­land Sym­phony Orches­tra pays homage to it with its best of Bri­tish ver­sion –

(Not) The last Night of the Proms – not in the Royal Al­bert Hall in Lon­don but in Bris­bane’s gra­cious City Hall. Mu­sic lovers are be­ing en­cour­aged to don their hound­stooth jack­ets and tar­tan scarves for a cel­e­bra­tion that will in­clude

Rule Bri­tan­nia, a sta­ple of this se­ries. You will also get mu­sic by El­gar and oth­ers and tenor David Hob­son and the Bris­bane Cho­rale will sup­ply vo­cals while the QSO will be un­der the ba­ton of Guy Noble. Stir­ring stuff. PHIL BROWN

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