Maps and Journeys

Concert Hall QPAC

Join the Southern Cross Soloists as they chart a new musical voyage in Maps and Journeys, the second concert in their 2019 Concert Series program at Concert Hall, QPAC on Sunday July 21st. Take advantage of the special $50 ticket offer - see below!

Following their sell-out performance of Lunar New Year in February, the Southern Cross Soloists (SXS) will be joined by ABC Classic’s Lucas Burns as they navigate by land, sea and sky through music.

Renowned for his work with ABC Classic producing concert recordings from Queensland, Burns will join musician Chris Williams (trumpet, didgeridoo) as the Soloists’ guest artists for Maps and Journeys, which is presented in association with Queensland Music Festival.

Exploring the rich astronomical traditions and navigational abilities of Indigenous Australians and the star navigation of early European explorers, the music and Burns’ insightful narration will bring together both cultures in a concert like no other.

Maps and Journeys will also feature a world premiere of a new work called ‘Ginan’, the name given to the smallest Southern Cross star by the Wardaman People of Northern Territory, which was officially recognised in 2017 as the star’s name by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait astronomy.

Nice to know - One of Australia’s leading chamber ensembles, the Soloists are each uniquely talented musicians and are renowned for their exploration of musical boundaries and enriching performances.

Need to know - Take advantage of this special offer for Southern Cross Soloists Maps and Journeys – Navigating by the Sky and purchase tickets for $50! (plus transaction fee)

QPAC is a valued partner of Must Do

Maps & Journeys

Concert Hall QPAC

Melbourne St

Cnr Grey St

South Brisbane

Jul 21 3pm

$68 + book fee



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