Queensland Youth Symphony



The Queensland Youth Symphony 2012 Concert Series includes three symphony concerts at the QPAC Concert Hall, the Strings Sensations Concert at the Old Museum Concert Hall and the popular QYO Finale Concert.

Download the 2012 Concert Series Brochure here.

Subscribers of the Concert Series save up to 24% on individual tickets and have access to the best seats in the QPAC Concert Hall.

Tickets are on sale now. For subscriptions please call qtix on 136 246.




Concert 1   -   Don Juan

Saturday 31 March 2012 7pm QPAC Concert Hall

Richard Strauss - Don Juan

Camille Saint-Saens - Cello Concerto
Soloist: Oliver Scott (Principal Cellist QYS)

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 12


Concert 2   -   The Emperor

Saturday 2 June 2012 7pm QPAC Concert Hall

Carl Vine - Celebrare Celeberrime

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5
Soloist: Jayson Gillham

Modest Mussorgsky’s - Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)

(please note: The previously advertised Symphony No. 7 by Prokofiev has been replaced)


Concert 3   -   Pines of Rome

Saturday 22 September 2012 7pm QPAC Concert Hall

Vaughan Williams - Job, A Masque for Dancing

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante
Soloists: Graeme Jennings, violin,  & Yoko Okayasu, viola

Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome

String Sensations

Sunday 28 October 2012 3pm Old Museum Concert Hall

String Sensations is the finals concert of the National Youth Competition (NYCC), Australia’s leading competition for string players up to 17. The three finalists play some of the most popular and challenging string concertos with the Queensland Youth Symphony.

The program and Soloists will be announced in September 2012.


QYO Finale

Saturday 03 November 2012 7pm QPAC Concert Hall

The QYO Finale Concert showcases the seven orchestras of QYO, more than 480 enthusiastic musicians aged 9 to 25: Queensland Youth Symphony, QYO2, QYO3, Big Band, Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble and Junior String Ensemble join in for this great concert at the QPAC Concert Hall.

The program will be announced in October 2012.


How to subscribe

Call QTIX on 136 246 to buy your subscription.


Ticket Prizes

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All 5 concerts

$125 $100 $50
3 Concerts $87 $72 $33
Don Juan - The Emperor - Pines of Rome


Subscriber benefits

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Priority Seating: Access the best seats in the QPAC Concert Hall.

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