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Cinematic: Blockbusters and Beyond | South Brisbane

26 May, 2023 - 27 May, 2023


Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Cinematic returns to QPAC from 26-27 May 2023 with its biggest line-up ever of film music from the screen, as well as some epic classical music which has underscored great movie moments. Enjoy music from Star Wars, Avatar, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and much more!

From sci-fi to fantasy, rom-coms to animation, Williams to Zimmer, there will be something for all ages. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra will also be joined by one of Brisbane’s best choirs, Voices of Birralee, to perform spine-tingling choral highlights, including the mighty ‘Duel of the Fates’ from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. This show grows in popularity every year, so don’t miss out on your chance to join the fun.

Featuring music from

  • Up
  • Titanic
  • Star Wars
  • The Mandalorian
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Love Actually
  • and more…

Recommended for ages 6+. 2 hours including interval. Book your tickets HERE.



Concert Hall, QPAC
Cnr Grey & Melbourne Sts South Bank QLD
Brisbane, 4000
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136 246
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