History

Jan

28thJune QKO Concertos Concert Audition 2pm, QKO 6pm - 9pm [Venue:MRSS]

Feb

13thBrisAsia Evening Concert (QKO), Venue: Brisbane City Hall [need confirmation from BrisAsia]

Mar

24thConcert 1 Calamvale Community College

Apr

10thYouth Week (QKJS and possibly QKYO Strings), Venue: Brisbane City Hall

May

13thMother's Day Concert at Canterbury College (QKJS, QKYO & QKO Chamber)

Jun

3thQKO Concertos Concert, Venue: Old Museum Building [Hall tentatibly 1pm to 6pm]

Jun

22thQKYO Strings collaboration with Gold Coast Youth Symphony, Venue: Gold Coast Youth Symphony

Aug

19th or 26th QKJS & QKYO Annual Concert(incl. QKO Chamber)

Sep

2nd QKO's 11th Annual Concert, Venue: Old Museum Building

Oct

27th QKOJS & QKYO Audition *TBC*

QKJS & QKYO: Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Apr

Sponsor's Night Concert

QKO Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO
Programme: William Tell Overture by Rossini, Bugler's Holiday by Anderson, Waltz No. 2 from Jazz Suite No. 2 by Shostakovich, Arirang Fantasia, Waltz of the Flowers by Tchaikovsky, Longing for Geum-gang Mountain

Aug

5th QKJS & QKYO Concert / Venue: Sunnybank Performing Arts Centre (SunPAC)

QKJS Conducted by Nathaniel Griffiths
QKYO Conducted by Sergei Korschmin

Sep

2nd QKO's 10th Anniversary Concert / Venue: Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Programme: Frontier by Bang Eun Yang, Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe, Carmen Suite No. 1 by Bizet, Marche Slave by Tchaikovsky, Song of Arirang by Jun Hee Lim

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKJS & QKO

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

May

8th QKO Concertos Concert by QKO / Venue: Old Museum Building – Concert Hall

Soloists: Samuel Lee, Yuro Lee, Danny Kim, Erin Park

Aug

28th QKJS & QKYO Concert / Venue: Canterbury College

QKJS Conducted by Nathaniel Griffiths
Members of QKJS: 30
QKYO Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKYO: 31

Oct

15th QKO's 9th Annual Concert / Venue: Music Centre, Moreton Bay College

Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 65
Programme: Finlandia by Sibelius, Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky
Special Performers: Charles Jung (Tenor)

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Apr

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

19th Retirement Village performance by QKOJ Octet

Venue: Brookland Village, Robertson

Aug

15th 70th Anniversary of National Liberation Day of Korea

Venue: Ithaca Hall, Brisbane City Hall
Event hosted by The Korean Society of Queensland (KSQLD)

Sep

12th QKOJ's 5th Annual Concert / Venue: Kleinschmidt Centre, Redeemer Lutheran College

Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 39 members

29th National Day of Korea Celebration performance by QKO Chamber Players

Venue: Royal on the Park

Oct

17th QKO's 8th Annual Concert

Venue: Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of the QKO: 69 members
Programme: Onara from Dae Jang Geum, Korean Traditional Folksongs: Kyungbok Palace Taryung & Miryang
Arirang, Lee Sun Hee's Fate, Ccotbyeol's The Lovers, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances by Bernstein and An American in Paris by Gershwin
Special Performers: Hye Jung Park (Voice), So Young Choi (Haegeum), Ho Young Kwon (Piri)

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jun

28th Charity Concert for KSQLD - performance by QKO

Venue: Brisbane Full Gospel Church

Jul

19th Retirement Village performance by QKO Chamber Players & QKOJ Octet

Venue: Arcare

Sep

6th QKOJ's 4th Annual Concert

Venue: Kleinschmidt Centre, Redeemer Lutheran College
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 40 members

29th National Day of Korea Celebration performance by QKO Chamber Players

Venue: Royal on the Park

Oct

4th Korean Society Queensland (KSQLD) Day Performance by QKO

Venue: Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

28th QKO's 6th Annual Concert

Venue: The Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 60 members
Programme: Overture to Prince Igor by Borodin, Polovtsian Dances by Borodin, Let the Bright Seraphim
Shine by Handel, Nessun dorma by Verdi, Arirang Fantasy (feat. Haegeum & Daegeum)
Special Performers: Sun Young Kim (Soprano), Chan Wook Chung (Tenor), So Young Choi (Haegeum),Sang Gi Park (Daegeum)

Nov

16th Marshall Road State School Music Night – Guest Performance by QKOJ Octet

Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Rehearsals commence for QKOJ

Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

May

25th: QKO Flash Mob Concert

Venue: Queens Street Mall
Members attended: 30 members

31st: 2013 Load Mayor's Multicultural Business Dinner – Guest Performance by QKO Chamber Players

Venue: The Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

Jun

29th Sponsors' Night Event – Guest Performance by QKO Chamber Players & QKOJ Octet

Venue: Spring Wood Tower Hotel

Jul

Marshall Road State School Music Night – Guest Performance by QKOJ Octet

Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Sep

7th: QKOJ's 3rd Annual Concert

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 40 members

28th: QKO's 6th Annual Concert

Venue: The Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 60 members
Programme: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 by Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor by Grieg, Geomungo Concerto 'The Halo of the Moon'
Special Performers: Queensland Korean Choir, The Tara Singers and Celtic Connection Choir, Queensland
Milal Ministry Choir, Eun Hye Park (Geomungo), Hye Seung Keum (Piano)

Oct

5th Queensland Korean Multicultural Festival

Venue: Logan Entertainment Centre
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO & QKOJ

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

29th: Korean Society Queensland Day Performance (KSQLD)

Venue: King George Square
Brisbane-Daejeon Sister City 10th Anniversary

Sep

QKOJ's 2nd Annual Concerts

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 40 members

Oct

6th: QKO's 5th Annual Concert

Venue: Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 60 members
Programme: Korean Folk Songs Medley, Haeguem Concerto, If I leave, Ajaeng Concerto, Movements from the Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky
Special Performers: Seung Ju Byun (Haegeum), Se Lim Yun (Ajaeng), Dami Im (Voice), Lina Kim (Narration)

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO & QKOJ

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

25th: 6.25 Korean War Memorial Opening Ceremony Performance by QKO

Venue: Brisbane City Hall

Sep

QKOJ's 1st Annual Concert

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 47 members

Oct

8th: QKO's 4th Annual Concert: Celebration of Golden Jubilee Korea-Australia

Venue: Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 65 members
Programme: 3rd Movement from Shin Mo Deum, Jiri San (premiere) by Stephen Leek with William Barton (Didgeridoo), 1st Movement from Symphony No. 1 by Schumann & Finale from Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven
Special Performers: Queensland Korean Choir, St Peters Lutheran College Choir, Kyunggi Province Samulnori,Yong Won Lee (Tae Pyeong So), William Barton (Didgeridoo)

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

10th: 60th Anniversary of 6.25 Korean War Veteran Day Performance by QKO

Sep

25th: QKO's Annual 3rd Concert

Venue: Concert Hall, The Old Museum
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 62 members
Programme: Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe, Horn Concerto, 1st and 2nd Movement from Cello Concerto
in E minor by Elgar, Arirang Fantasy, Haegeum Concerto: Chusang
Special Performers: Andrew Kopittke (Horn), Min Jin Sung (Cello), Cha Hyon Lee (Haegeum)

Oct

16th: Korean Society Queensland (KSQLD) Day Performance by QKO

Venue: Logan City Hall

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: The Old Museum

Aug

15th: QKO's 2nd Annual Concert: Part of National Liberation Day of Korea Memorial

Venue: St John's Cathedral
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 50 members
Programme: 1st Movement from Italian Symphony by Mendelssohn, Kasier Waltz by Strauss, Hungarian
Dances No. 1, 3, 5 & 6 by Brahms

Oct

24th: Korean Society Queensland (KSQLD) Day Performance by QKO

Venue: The Sleeman Theatre

Apr

26th: Formally founded with 38 members of the orchestra, 6 committee members and 120 attendees at the establishment celebrations

May

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 2nd Saturday of the month
Venue: Holland Park High School

Sep

27th: QKO's 1st Annual Concert

Venue: Holland Park High School
Conducted by Gi Dong Choi
Members of QKO: 38 members
Programme: Arirang Fantasy, Carmen Overture by Bizet (arranged by Choi), Tannhauser Overture by Wagner (arranged by Choi)

Jan

28thJune QKO Concertos Concert Audition 2pm, QKO 6pm - 9pm [Venue:MRSS]

Feb

13thBrisAsia Evening Concert (QKO), Venue: Brisbane City Hall [need confirmation from BrisAsia]

Mar

24thConcert 1 Calamvale Community College

Apr

10thYouth Week (QKJS and possibly QKYO Strings), Venue: Brisbane City Hall

May

13thMother's Day Concert at Canterbury College (QKJS, QKYO & QKO Chamber)

Jun

3thQKO Concertos Concert, Venue: Old Museum Building [Hall tentatibly 1pm to 6pm]

Jun

22thQKYO Strings collaboration with Gold Coast Youth Symphony, Venue: Gold Coast Youth Symphony

Aug

19th or 26th QKJS & QKYO Annual Concert(incl. QKO Chamber)

Sep

2nd QKO's 11th Annual Concert, Venue: Old Museum Building

Oct

27th QKOJS & QKYO Audition *TBC*

QKJS & QKYO: Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Apr

Sponsor's Night Concert

QKO Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO
Programme: William Tell Overture by Rossini, Bugler's Holiday by Anderson, Waltz No. 2 from Jazz Suite No. 2 by Shostakovich, Arirang Fantasia, Waltz of the Flowers by Tchaikovsky, Longing for Geum-gang Mountain

Aug

5th QKJS & QKYO Concert / Venue: Sunnybank Performing Arts Centre (SunPAC)

QKJS Conducted by Nathaniel Griffiths
QKYO Conducted by Sergei Korschmin

Sep

2nd QKO's 10th Anniversary Concert / Venue: Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Programme: Frontier by Bang Eun Yang, Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe, Carmen Suite No. 1 by Bizet, Marche Slave by Tchaikovsky, Song of Arirang by Jun Hee Lim

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKJS & QKO

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

May

8th QKO Concertos Concert by QKO / Venue: Old Museum Building – Concert Hall

Soloists: Samuel Lee, Yuro Lee, Danny Kim, Erin Park

Aug

28th QKJS & QKYO Concert / Venue: Canterbury College

QKJS Conducted by Nathaniel Griffiths
Members of QKJS: 30
QKYO Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKYO: 31

Oct

15th QKO's 9th Annual Concert / Venue: Music Centre, Moreton Bay College

Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 65
Programme: Finlandia by Sibelius, Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky
Special Performers: Charles Jung (Tenor)

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Apr

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

19th Retirement Village performance by QKOJ Octet

Venue: Brookland Village, Robertson

Aug

15th 70th Anniversary of National Liberation Day of Korea

Venue: Ithaca Hall, Brisbane City Hall
Event hosted by The Korean Society of Queensland (KSQLD)

Sep

12th QKOJ's 5th Annual Concert / Venue: Kleinschmidt Centre, Redeemer Lutheran College

Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 39 members

29th National Day of Korea Celebration performance by QKO Chamber Players

Venue: Royal on the Park

Oct

17th QKO's 8th Annual Concert

Venue: Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of the QKO: 69 members
Programme: Onara from Dae Jang Geum, Korean Traditional Folksongs: Kyungbok Palace Taryung & Miryang
Arirang, Lee Sun Hee's Fate, Ccotbyeol's The Lovers, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances by Bernstein and An American in Paris by Gershwin
Special Performers: Hye Jung Park (Voice), So Young Choi (Haegeum), Ho Young Kwon (Piri)

Every 2nd Sunday of the month / Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jun

28th Charity Concert for KSQLD - performance by QKO

Venue: Brisbane Full Gospel Church

Jul

19th Retirement Village performance by QKO Chamber Players & QKOJ Octet

Venue: Arcare

Sep

6th QKOJ's 4th Annual Concert

Venue: Kleinschmidt Centre, Redeemer Lutheran College
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 40 members

29th National Day of Korea Celebration performance by QKO Chamber Players

Venue: Royal on the Park

Oct

4th Korean Society Queensland (KSQLD) Day Performance by QKO

Venue: Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

28th QKO's 6th Annual Concert

Venue: The Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 60 members
Programme: Overture to Prince Igor by Borodin, Polovtsian Dances by Borodin, Let the Bright Seraphim
Shine by Handel, Nessun dorma by Verdi, Arirang Fantasy (feat. Haegeum & Daegeum)
Special Performers: Sun Young Kim (Soprano), Chan Wook Chung (Tenor), So Young Choi (Haegeum),Sang Gi Park (Daegeum)

Nov

16th Marshall Road State School Music Night – Guest Performance by QKOJ Octet

Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Rehearsals commence for QKOJ

Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

May

25th: QKO Flash Mob Concert

Venue: Queens Street Mall
Members attended: 30 members

31st: 2013 Load Mayor's Multicultural Business Dinner – Guest Performance by QKO Chamber Players

Venue: The Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

Jun

29th Sponsors' Night Event – Guest Performance by QKO Chamber Players & QKOJ Octet

Venue: Spring Wood Tower Hotel

Jul

Marshall Road State School Music Night – Guest Performance by QKOJ Octet

Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Sep

7th: QKOJ's 3rd Annual Concert

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 40 members

28th: QKO's 6th Annual Concert

Venue: The Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 60 members
Programme: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 by Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor by Grieg, Geomungo Concerto 'The Halo of the Moon'
Special Performers: Queensland Korean Choir, The Tara Singers and Celtic Connection Choir, Queensland
Milal Ministry Choir, Eun Hye Park (Geomungo), Hye Seung Keum (Piano)

Oct

5th Queensland Korean Multicultural Festival

Venue: Logan Entertainment Centre
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO & QKOJ

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

29th: Korean Society Queensland Day Performance (KSQLD)

Venue: King George Square
Brisbane-Daejeon Sister City 10th Anniversary

Sep

QKOJ's 2nd Annual Concerts

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 40 members

Oct

6th: QKO's 5th Annual Concert

Venue: Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 60 members
Programme: Korean Folk Songs Medley, Haeguem Concerto, If I leave, Ajaeng Concerto, Movements from the Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky
Special Performers: Seung Ju Byun (Haegeum), Se Lim Yun (Ajaeng), Dami Im (Voice), Lina Kim (Narration)

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO & QKOJ

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

25th: 6.25 Korean War Memorial Opening Ceremony Performance by QKO

Venue: Brisbane City Hall

Sep

QKOJ's 1st Annual Concert

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKOJ: 47 members

Oct

8th: QKO's 4th Annual Concert: Celebration of Golden Jubilee Korea-Australia

Venue: Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 65 members
Programme: 3rd Movement from Shin Mo Deum, Jiri San (premiere) by Stephen Leek with William Barton (Didgeridoo), 1st Movement from Symphony No. 1 by Schumann & Finale from Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven
Special Performers: Queensland Korean Choir, St Peters Lutheran College Choir, Kyunggi Province Samulnori,Yong Won Lee (Tae Pyeong So), William Barton (Didgeridoo)

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: Performing Arts Centre, Marshall Road State School

Jul

10th: 60th Anniversary of 6.25 Korean War Veteran Day Performance by QKO

Sep

25th: QKO's Annual 3rd Concert

Venue: Concert Hall, The Old Museum
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 62 members
Programme: Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe, Horn Concerto, 1st and 2nd Movement from Cello Concerto
in E minor by Elgar, Arirang Fantasy, Haegeum Concerto: Chusang
Special Performers: Andrew Kopittke (Horn), Min Jin Sung (Cello), Cha Hyon Lee (Haegeum)

Oct

16th: Korean Society Queensland (KSQLD) Day Performance by QKO

Venue: Logan City Hall

Mar

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
Venue: The Old Museum

Aug

15th: QKO's 2nd Annual Concert: Part of National Liberation Day of Korea Memorial

Venue: St John's Cathedral
Conducted by Sergei Korschmin
Members of QKO: 50 members
Programme: 1st Movement from Italian Symphony by Mendelssohn, Kasier Waltz by Strauss, Hungarian
Dances No. 1, 3, 5 & 6 by Brahms

Oct

24th: Korean Society Queensland (KSQLD) Day Performance by QKO

Venue: The Sleeman Theatre

Apr

26th: Formally founded with 38 members of the orchestra, 6 committee members and 120 attendees at the establishment celebrations

May

Rehearsals commence for QKO

Every 2nd Saturday of the month
Venue: Holland Park High School

Sep

27th: QKO's 1st Annual Concert

Venue: Holland Park High School
Conducted by Gi Dong Choi
Members of QKO: 38 members
Programme: Arirang Fantasy, Carmen Overture by Bizet (arranged by Choi), Tannhauser Overture by Wagner (arranged by Choi)

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(Gildong Yu) - Email: secretary@qko.org.au, qko@qko.org.au

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