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The latest Southern Cross Soloists news:

Nina Korbe Soprano, Quartet in Residence, the Orava Quartet and Vatche Jambazian harpsicho

April 15, 2024


For the past 20 years one of Queensland’s favourite festivals has been held in NSW.

The Bangalow Chamber Music Festival has been the jewel in the crown of the Brisbane-based chamber music company Southern Cross Soloists.


February 16, 2024

Arts Queensland

Communities from Currumbin to Cairns and Clermont will enjoy new arts and cultural experiences, performances and exhibitions with Queensland Government investment of $1,261,141 supporting 21 diverse and engaging projects across the state.


November 23, 2023

Jason Blake 

Brisbane’s Southern Cross Soloists has announced its 2024 Concert Series, its 15th season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. As it unfolds, the season will explore concepts of romance, the mystical and transformative aspects of alchemy, the exotic melodies of the Mediterranean and the artistic and multicultural vibrancy characterised by Europe’s Belle Époque.


April 15, 2024


Queensland’s Southern Cross Soloists (SXS) have today announced the cancelation of its annual Bangalow Chamber Music Festival. This year’s event was to be the 21st iteration of the festival. Citing “increased costs and lower than average ticket sales”, SXS has made the decision “with heavy hearts”.


February 16, 2024

Queensland Touring Fund

The Miles Government has today announced a total investment of nearly $1.4 million over two years will support the touring of vibrant and diverse arts and cultural experiences to dozens of communities across Queensland.

Amalia Hall headshot .jpg

February 20, 2024


Put the word divine in the title of a concert and I’m there. There is no better tonic for the soul than beautiful music, which Brisbane’s Southern Cross Soloists will be supplying plenty of this year. Oh, I’m sure they will challenge us occasionally with something that we should be listening to for our own good, but they have not lost sight of one of the key reasons why people like classical and chamber music. That is, because it is beautiful.


January 23, 2024


Opera Australia (OA) has announced its lead performers for its upcoming Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour revival of West Side Story, presented on a huge floating stage moored off Fleet Steps for a four-week season, opening 22 March.

First Nations soprano Nina Korbe will make her professional theatrical debut as Maria while Tony will be played by Canberra-born tenor Billy Bourchier, following his multi-city run in OA’s production of Miss Saigon.

Radio Interviews:

ABC Brisbane - Down the Musical Rabbit Hole Tania Frazer interview with Kate O’Toole (Feb 24)
ABC Brisbane - Drive with Kelly Higgins-Devine featuring Amalia Hall (Feb 29)

ABC Gold Coast - Margaret Blades  (April 5)
ABC Gold Coast -  Marg O’Donnell (April 12)
ABC North Coast  - Tania Frazer (April 12)

ABC Gold Coast - Hyung Suk Bae (April 26)

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