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Queensland Orchestra Plays At The PEC

Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra is embarking on a tour of the state and their show – Camerata – will be showcased at the Proserpine Entertainment Centre later this month.

Camerata in Concert will feature a joyous program featuring works by Dvorak, Vivaldi and more, featuring Camerata’s Rory Smith as cello soloist, and a brand-new composition by Camerata’s 2023 Emerging Composer-in-Residence, Ray Lin in a performance that the whole family will enjoy.

Ray Lin’s piece is an evocative work that was inspired by his recent trip exploring the Whitsundays and he looks forward to playing it in the region for the first time.

While on tour, the orchestra will connect with the community through many avenues such as workshops with schools and local musicians, performing specialised programs for kindergarten children, and presenting concerts for aged care and respite care residents.

Camerata is a two-time Helpmann Award nominated ensemble and performs entirely without a conductor.

Known for innovative and adventurous programming and thriving on collaborations with artists across a range of artforms, the performance empowers artists, inspires audiences, and enriches communities through music.

The regional tour will also head to Ingham and Mossman, before finishing up with their debut at the Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival at Buderim Memorial Hall.

WHAT: Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra

WHERE: Proserpine Entertainment Centre

WHEN: Wednesday, May 31 from 6.30pm


Camerata in Concert will be performing at the Proserpine Entertainment Centre later this month. Photo supplied

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