2019 Musical Melodies Program - NOW ON SALE!
BOOK YOUR TICKETS FOR THE 2019 MUSICAL MELODIES CONCERT SERIES!
Redland Performing Arts Centre is pleased to present the 2019 Musical Melodies program, which once again offers local Seniors and Pensioners a great variety of concerts throughout the year at affordable prices.
This concert series is launched in early December each year and the response to this year's series has been phenomenal! By early January 2019 some shows are already sold out and many others only have limited seats available, so be quick to book the last few seats or to go on the waiting list for any additional seats that may be released!
If you missed out on tickets this year then make sure you register your interest with the RPAC Box Office to receive the Musical Melodies pack. You can also check this website or the RPAC Facebook page in early December each year to be the first to see the great range of Musical Melodies Concerts when they are released.
Everyone is welcome at Musical Melodies performances and the concert series caters for guests who may have special needs or require assistance when attending events at the Centre. The performances are conveniently timed on a Wednesday at 11am and on Saturdays at 2pm in the Concert Hall; with shows running for approximately an hour to an hour and a half with no interval.
The series has become very popular with patrons with full houses for most shows, so make sure you book your tickets early for the great concerts ahead in 2019!
Please join us from one hour prior to each performance, for a complimentary cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit.
The Sundial Café will also be open on the Piazza prior to each concert, serving a range of hot and cold beverages from $3. Light snacks will also be available for purchase from the café. No bar facilities will be available during Musical Melodies concerts.
We hope our dedicated Musical Melodies patrons will enjoy this exciting concert program and we all look forward to seeing you at the Centre
PIRATES TO PINAFORE
Starring Philip Gould, Brian Hannan and Alison Jones
Wednesday 13 February, 11am
After their sell-out performance of The Pirates of Penzance in 2018, Promac Productions is back! Bringing together all your favourtie Gilbert and Sullivan musicals in one sensationally fast-paced, hilarious, hit show, Pirates to Pinafore is not to be missed.
This new and unique production reflects on the hits and highlights of Gilbert and Sullivan's successful career through the eyes of the two men and their manager, Richard D'Oyly Carte, but as Gilbert himself wrote, 'things are seldom what they seem' and it's well known these three men who created such magic around the world did not get on!
THE BEST OF BUBLE
Starring Rhydian Lewis
and The Swinging Residual 8-Piece Big Band
Saturday 6 April, 11am (EXTRA SHOW) & 2pm
Due to popular demand an extra show at 11am is now on sale for this performance.
Rhydian Lewis returns to RPAC after the sell-out success Rhydian Lewis returns to RPAC after the sell-out success of The Rat Bunch. This time, he will be joining forces with The Swinging Residual 8-Piece Big Band to bring to bring The Best of Bublé.
The show is a journey down memory lane featuring songs by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin that have been covered by Bublé, as well as platinum hits and original songs. You can expect to hear all-time classics such as Beyond the Sea, The Way You Look Tonight, Sway, Save The Dance For Me, It Had Better Be Tonight, Moondance, Heartache Tonight, Baby You've Got What It Takes, Home, Everything and Lost.
CARUSO TO CARRERAS - THE GREAT TENORS
Roy Best, Alison Jones, Chris McKenna and Len Vorster on the piano
Wednesday 19 June, 11am
One of Australia's finest tenors, Roy Best, will be at the helm performing
many of the classic hits from Pavarotti, Bocelli, Lanza, Domingo and, of course,
Enrico Caruso and Jose Carreras.
Every tenor has a leading lady and in this performance it is one of the
country's most versatile sopranos, Alison Jones who will lend her talent to a
number of beautiful solos and duets. Crowd favourite, Chris McKenna as narrator
and compere will guide the audience through the fascinating stories of the
greatest tenors the world has ever known. Accompanying this great singing and
storytelling will be concert pianist and virtuoso, Len Vorster at the piano.
This performance is currently fully booked. A small number of additional seats will be released for sale the week commencing 29 April.
UP, UP & AWAY
'Ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard the magical airline Up, Up and
Away! We trust you'll enjoy the fabulous in-flight entertainment
Get ready to go jet-setting with the fabulous airline crew of Up, Up
& Away! in this riotous dance cabaret. In a flurry of song, dance and
costume changes, the fabulous air hostesses will take you on a
once-in-a-lifetime journey around the world.
Limited seats available.
PRACTICALLY PERFECT - THE MUSIC OF JULIE
Wednesday 16 October, 11am & 2pm (EXTRA SHOW)
Due to popular demand an extra show at 2pm is now on sale for this performance.
This engaging performance will feature some of Julie Andrews' best-known
songs from Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Victor
Victoria and many more. Between the hits, stories of her life both on and
off the stage, this show will engage and intrigue you.
all-dancing performance will follow Andrews' journey from the West End to
Broadway and onto Hollywood. Karla Hillam said, ' (Andrews) is known as being
sweet and delightful but she's no pushover. She refused to be typecast and has
brought joy to so many people around the world.'