Brisbane Festival and Griffith University present

Gratitude & Grief

QPAC - Concert Hall
09 Sep

music

Katie Noonan's Elixir, Michael Leunig and Camerata (AUS)

Multi-platinum-selling and five-time ARIA Award-winning singer/songwriter Katie Noonan returns to Brisbane Festival with Australia’s ‘poet laureate’ Michael Leunig and her ARIA Award-winning jazz trio Elixir, featuring Zac Hurren and Cameron Deyell. Katie, Michael and the band are joined by Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra – under the baton of Iain Grandage.

The concert features the new ‘Gratitude and Grief’ collaboration between Elixir and Leunig, showcasing a unique combination of spoken-word poetry, angelic vocals, sublime improvisation, and live drawing by Leunig himself.

With some of Elixir’s previous catalogue and a few of their favourite songs by other artists being performed, this promises to be a truly special evening.

watch

GALLERY 

SEE MORE. HEAR MORE. SPEAK MORE.

Brought to you by Brisbane Times 

 

Download in-theatre program

Suitable for all ages.
Image by Daisy Hofstetter

Featuring

Elixir: Katie Noonan - vocals and piano, Cameron Deyell - guitar, Zac Hurren - saxophone

Michael Leunig - Poet and illustrator

Iain Grandage - Conductor

Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra

Violin - Brendan Joyce – Leader*, Jonny Ng*, Tiana Angus, Yena Choi, Sally-Ann Djachenko, Emily Francis, Michael Patterson, Allana Wales
Viola - Anna Colville*, Alice Buckingham, Kate Worley**
Cello - Nathan Smith*, Alison Smith O’Connell, Eleanor Streatfeild
Bass - Marian Heckenberg*
French horn - Ysolt Clark*, Jessica Goodrich, Emma Gregan, Ryan Humphrey
Timpani - Tom O’Kelly*
Percussion - Christina Marangelli*, Morgan Veal

*Principal, **Camerata Upbeat Player

Partners
Dates Icon Dates
No session information available

 

20 min interval

Duration : 129 minutes
Price

$49 - $59 + booking fee

Venue Icon Venue
QPAC - Concert Hall

Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets
Queensland Performing Arts Centre
SOUTH BANK
QLD 4101

Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible, assistive listening available
Getting There

Paid car parks at QPAC and South Bank Parklands

Bus: Cultural Centre busway station
Train: South Brisbane train station
Ferry: South Bank ferry terminal
Visit TransLink for public transport options

You may also like...

Session expire warning

Your session is about to expire and your selected seats will be released. Would you like to continue to hold your selected seats?