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Dates Times
11th October 2014
12th October 2014
13th October 2014
14th October 2014
15th October 2014
16th October 2014
17th October 2014
18th October 2014


Queensland Conservatorium, St Margaret's Anglican Girls School


8 day festival

Crossbows Music Festival

A week-long celebration of incredible music, presented by the musicians and friends of Queensland Conservatorium. Enjoy classical, jazz, pop, African, Indian, musical theatre, funk, dance, electronica, sound art and much, much more.

Crossbows features over 25 diverse performances including a chamber ballet by Collusion Music and performances by Clocked Out Duo, Kupka’s Piano, William Barton, Ba Da Boom, Kurilpa String Quartet, Electrik Lemonade, Toby Wren Trio, Brodie Graham Band, Umkancho and the Con Artists with Kristen Berardi.

Saturday 11 October
6:00pm Crossbows Opening
7:00pm Collusion Music presents Transient Beauty
8:00pm Riley’s In C

Sunday 12 October
3:00pm Quartet for the End of Time

Monday 13 October
6:30pm Basil Jones Sonata Prize

Tuesday 14 October
6:30pm Margaret Nickson Prize for Voice and Accompaniment

Wednesday 15 October
1:05pm In the Dream
6:30pm Got Lost!

Thursday 16 October
1:05pm Divertimenti
6:30pm Clocked Out Duo and Kupka’s Piano Double Bill

Friday 17 October
1:05pm Venetian Counterpoint
6:30pm Kawai Piano Series presents Natasha Vlassenko and Oleg Stepanov
7:30pm Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra
7:30pm Musical Theatre presents Singing Concert

Saturday 18 October
11:00am Queensland Conservatorium Student Ensembles
2:00pm Improvisers’ Forum
2:30pm Seed Singer-Songwriters’ Showcase
3:00pm Barega Saxophone Quartet
4:00pm Jani Haenke Ensembles
5:00pm Afternoon Ragas
5:00pm Viennese Triple Treat
6:00pm Kurilpa String Quartet
6:50pm River Listening
7:30pm Crossbows Marathon

Ticketing Information
Tickets start from $10 and are available at the door. There are also many free events.

A Festival Pass is available for $50, giving access to over $100 worth of performances. Please note the pass is not valid for Kawai Piano Series presents Natasha Vlassenko and Oleg Stepanov and Quartet for End of Time. Seating is limited in some venues. To guarantee your seat, please call 07 3735 6241 in advance.



Tickets Prices
Concession Festival Pass $50
Adult Festival Pass $50
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  • Venue

    All performances are at our main venue located at 140 Grey Street, South Brisbane except for those in the Burke Street Studio Theatre which is located at our Woolloongabba building at 8 Burke Street.

    See Where we are for directions to our venues.

  • Tickets

    The Box Office is open one hour prior to the start of major performances for ticket sales and collection of pre-booked tickets.

    Where tickets are available only at the door, sales will commence 30 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time at the door to the venue listed.

    See Tickets for more information.

  • Public Transport, Parking & Disability Access

    Public transport: Telephone 131 230 or visit Translink.

    For wheelchair access and assistance, and disabled parking information please phone (07) 3735 6291, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

  • Eat & Drink

    The Conservatorium Foyer Bar is open for drinks and coffee before, during and after performances.

    Want to make a night of it? You’ll be spoilt for choice with South Bank’s appealing array of restaurants and bars.