Each year the Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents over 100 performances, delivering extraordinary musical experiences to Queenslanders of all ages. In its annual season, the QSO performs with virtuosic soloists including Shlomo Mintz, Piers Lane, Sergio Tiempo and Ray Chen, led by acclaimed conductors such as Johannes Fritzsch, Eivind Aadland and Simone Young. 88 musicians-proud, the QSO plays a pivotal role in Queensland’s arts landscape – educating children; mentoring aspiring performers; touring regional centres; and performing with state, national and international ballet and opera companies. The QSO stages free outdoor performances for the enjoyment of thousands of Queenslanders, and supports many of the State performing arts companies. In February 9,000 fans of all ages witnessed the QSO’s exhilarating presentation of the BBC Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular – the biggest Doctor Who performance the world has seen. In November the QSO will present a unique 4-day event, Journey through the Cosmos, featuring renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox and a host of international stars. Visit qso.com.au.