In their third concert for the year, the Queensland Wind Orchestra – lead by Prof. Rob McWilliams – presents Recollections.

Presenting works that bring the forgotten to the fore, together the Queensland Wind Orchestra and Prof. Rob McWilliams will feature:

  • WHITACRE: Ghost Train (mov. I)
  • SAUCEDO: Song of the Gandy Dancers
  • DOWNS: Two Railroad Marches (mov. II: RS-2)
  • GANDOLFI: Vientos y Tangos
  • GRAINGER edit. TOPOLEWSKI: Colonial Song
  • HULTGREN: Concert Prelude
  • MACKEY: Sheltering Sky
  • TURNBULL: African Dances (feat. Diana Tolmie on solo clarinet)
  • WEINBERGER arr. BAINUM: Polka and Fugue from the opera “Schwanda, the Bagpiper”
  • WILLIAMS: Fanfare and Allegro

QWO joined by Diana Tolmie

Diana Tolmie has led an exciting life as a freelance woodwind specialist in a multitude of genres, performing in countless interstate and international tours, plus live radio and television broadcasts. Appearing with many Australian professional orchestras and the acclaimed Malaysian Philharmonic, Diana has explored chamber music with her nationally recognised group Collusion, which continues to commission, record and perform Australian new music and dance collaboratives. In addition to completing a PhD last June, Diana is full time Lecturer, Professional Practice at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University passionately teaching pedagogy, musicians’ health and vocational preparation. Hear Diana Tolmie in African Dancers with the Queensland Wind Orchestra at Recollections!

Tickets available now - including Inspire: giving children aged eight and older the opportunity to sit in with the wind orchestra during sound check next to an instrumentalist of their choice (pending seat availability), and receive a ticket to the concert.

Conducted by Prof. Rob McWilliams

7PM Saturday, 23 September
Old Museum Building, Concert Hall
Adults $25 | Concession $15 | Children $10 | Inspire $10
plus $3 venue ticket fees and 2% cc fee

Tickets available online and at the door

Concert Details


Old Museum Building Concert Hall


480 Gregory Tce Bowen Hills


Saturday, September 23




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