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It’s that time of year again! For our final news story for 2015 we wanted to share the Christmas spirit and give you a sneak peek behind the scenes of the IGA Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols.

Here’s something special from our OperaQ artists Emily Burke, Katie Stenzel, Bradley Daley and Jason Barry-Smith.

Seasons Greetings from Opera Queensland

In other festive news, OperaQ favourites Bradley Daley and Narelle French performed at Palazzo Versace for the lighting of a very special teddy-bear-covered Christmas tree. Each bear is for sale with all funds raised going to 3 Gold Coast charities: the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation, My Friend’s Place and Gold Coast Project for Homeless Youth. More info HERE.

Palazzo Versace OperaQ

Last Friday we threw a Christmas Celebration for our most devoted opera lovers featuring stunning performances from cherished opera classics to Christmas carols. The evening featured four stellar young talents from the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School: soprano – Zoe Drummond, mezzo-soprano – Eleanor Greenwood, tenor – Robert Barbaro, baritone – Daniel Macey supported by the talents of accompanist Penelope Cashman.

LISTEN to some of the classics that were enjoyed on the evening.

From the Team at OperaQ, we wish our communities far and wide, a safe and happy festive season and look forward to your company in 2016.

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