Jazzing it up with the Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra

Published on 11 November 2020

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Whether you like jazz or classical music, make sure you are in the audience for Jazz Meets the Symphony, the ultimate fusion of both styles, at the Pilbeam Theatre on Friday 20 November.

The double bill line up features the Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra and the inaugural performance of the newly formed RSO Jazz big band.

From the toe-tapping tunes of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington to jazzy film and TV themes, you'll surely recognise and love every single number.

More than 50 talented musicians from Rockhampton will take to the stage under the baton of Guest Conductor Owen Clarke and band leadership of local jazz guru, Ross McIntyre.

Presented by Rockhampton Regional Council and Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra.

This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra is supported by Triple M and The Capricornian.

Jazz meets the Symphony will be performed at the Pilbeam Theatre on Friday 20 November at 7.30pm. Tickets are $45 for adults, with concessions available. PAY-YOUR-AGE: Patrons aged 26 years and under pay $1 per year of age. Conditions apply.

Tickets are on sale from the Pilbeam Theatre Box Office, phone 4927 4111 and online at www.seeitlive.com.au.