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Hand Heart Pocket Gala Evening

When:

Fri 5 Sep 2014, 6:00pm–11:00pm

Where: Customs House, 399 Queen St, Brisbane CBD, Queensland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Gala Ticket: $100.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: d358

The Hand Heart Pocket - The Charity of Freemasons Queensland - Gala Evening will bring together some of the world’s leading musical performances in support of Alzheimer’s disease research and care.

The spectacular Gala programme will be presented at the iconic Customs House on September 5, opening with the Theme and Variations from the well-known “Trout Quintet” played by ‘Cerebrum’ a string quartet consisting of the Conservatorium and The University of Queensland’s finest string players.

The Operatic Repertoire will include Madame Butterfly's dramatic and captivating “Un Bel Di” to be sung by the winner of the Covent Garden and Metropolitan Opera Scholarships, Zara Barrett, who is performing the principal role of Turandot for Australian Opera 2015.

Guests will also be treated to Queen of the Night's stratospheric arias from Singapore Lyric Opera soprano Cherylene Liew, and experience the depths of the vocal range with Sarastro played by basso profundo David Hibbard, he will be accompanied by the male voices of the Conservatorium Chamber Choir.

This event supports the work of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) and Alzheimer’s Australia (Qld), who play a significant role in the continued success of the combined battle to understand Alzheimer’s disease and to support those affected.

Tickets for the inaugural Charity of Freemasons Queensland Gala Evening are $100 and includes - pre-concert canapés and a post-concert reception.

To purchase tickets please contact events@qbi.uq.edu.au or (07) 3346 6412.