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Musical magnificence at its finest

Look forward to three months of extraordinary music at RPAC.

With a mixture of unique international percussion, a fusion of music and tap and a taste of classical music at its finest, there will be something to suit all musical palettes coming up at Council’s Redland Performing Arts Centre.

There are plenty of opportunities to experience music in new and interesting ways or indulge in old favourites live in concert.

On Saturday 17 August at 7.30pm, audiences are invited to awaken all five senses with YAMATO – The Drummers of Japan. Formed in 1993, YAMATO use passion to confront tradition, and the goal of their performances is to light the fire of the passion held within our bodies. Their performance, featuring 16 incredible percussionists who move on stage with endless energy, has received rave reviews and is an experience not to be missed.

Then witness a fusion of tap, percussions and instrumental musicianship when Topology returns to the RPAC stage on Saturday 21 September at 7.30pm. Joined by drum-kit soloist Grant Collins and tap-dance wizard Bill Simpson, the group creates a fearsomely energetic performance that brings together ideas and inventions from three distinct genres.

Three – Tap into Topology was a sell-out at the Brisbane Powerhouse and is an “an impressive display by performers all at the peak of their profession” (DanceBNE) that will be loved by the whole family.

To end your magnificent musical journey, delve deep into the classical genre with Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Sounds from the Deep on Thursday 3 October at 7pm. Water can be peaceful, sometimes turbulent but is always captivating. Conducted by Guy Noble and accompanied by guitarist Karin Schaupp, Queensland Symphony Orchestra will transport you into a world of water with the works of J. Strauss Jr, Tchaikovsky, Westlake and Britten.

For ticket prices for each of these performances, see below. For bookings and more information visit www.rpac.com.au or call the RPAC Box Office on 3829 8131.



The Drummers of Japan. A world never seen before, music never heard before … awaken all five senses

SAT 17 AUG, 7.30PM TICKETS: $30-$40


Tap into Topology. An impressive fusion of tap, percussion and instrumental musicianship

SAT 21 SEP, 7.30PM TICKETS: $20-$45


Sounds from the Deep. Conductor: Guy Noble Soloist: Karin Schaupp, guitar

THUR 3 OCT, 7PM TICKETS: $35-$50

Bookings: 3829 8131 or www.rpac.com.au

(Booking fees: $4.30 by phone & $5 online per transaction)