“2013 is another exciting year for the Queensland Pops Orchestra”
Fantastic guests, superb entertainers, so don't miss out on these fantastic events! Featuring great guest artists – some old, some new – each concert will thrill you beyond the normal orchestral experience.
The Concerts & Ticket Sales
Don't miss out on this fabulous opportunity to hear one of the world's finest vocal groups in their final Australian concert.
With a vast repertoire that ranges from Byrd to Michael Bublé, The King's Singers are instantly recognisable for their spot-on intonation, their impeccable vocal blend, their flawless articulation of the text and incisive timing.
Performing in authentic US Airforce uniforms and combined with the Andrews Sisters Tribute Singers, this group will take you back in time.
A tribute to the great man of war time music, this 21 piece band is available for functions and concerts.
Featuring charts from Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder and Michael Bublé.
The Queensland Pops Big Band caters to audiences who love the big band sound from the earliest big band repertoire to contemporary rock and roll. This group will have you on the dance floor, and is available for hire.
2013 is another exciting year for the Queensland Pops Orchestra. Fantastic guests, superb entertainers. Don't miss out on these fantastic events.
Friends of the Pops ...take advantage of the fantastic benefits and become a "Friend of the Pops" today!
Returning recently from professional development in Germany, Anita Parakh-Morgan continues to establish herself as a premier classical and opera singer. Anita covered the role of Giovanna in Verdi's Rigoletto for Opera Queensland's 2009 season and will be returning to Europe in 2012 to audition for a range of companies and roles. Her first Pops Orchestra Concert was in 1997 in All Creatures Great and Small and Anita has had extensive concert and opera performance experience, as well as operetta.
Anita Parakh-Morgan made her professional chorus and solo debut with Opera Queensland, and also performed internationally with The Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra in 2002. Productions include Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci, Carmen, Verdi’s Requiem, The Damnation of Faust, The Masked Ball, Romeo and Juliet and Turandot. Recent role-studies include the title role of Aida, during the Opera Queensland season.
Major awards include a 1998/1999 Queen’s Trust Award for Opera Studies in England.; Arts Queensland Individual Professional Development Bursaries and various scholarships and competitions. Operatic roles include appearances in the title roles of Bellini’s Norma and Janacek’s Jenufa, Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Violetta (La Traviata), Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana) and Miss Jessel (Turn of the Screw).
Other major concert appearances as a soprano soloist have been with the Queensland Pops Orchestra, Opera Queensland and with the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra, supporting Julie Anthony, at the QPAC Concert Hall. Anita enjoys Oratorio, and has sung as soprano soloist in many and varied oratorios and masses, including Brahms' German Requiem, Faure Requiem, and the Mozart Requiem. She has performed in numerous concerts and recitals as a soloist, and has also coordinated and produced performances for Radio 4MBS Classic FM.
As Artistic Director and Founder of Diva Productions Australia, Anita manages professional events of all types which incorporate music performance and production, including corporate events. Anita thrives on a demanding and challenging musical environment.
Her recent appearances as soloist with the Sunshine Choral Society and the Noosa Chorale have been in Handel's 'Samson' in 2008, Haydn's ‘Creation’ in 2007 and 2009, and ‘Opera Favourites’ in 2006.
ChoirBest of British 2006
Brisbane 612ABC Radio Personality
Best of British 2010
Family Pops 2 - Babar the Elephant 2010
Fantastic concert on Saturday afternoon – my husband and I always enjoy them – have been attending for many years.
Songs of Inspiration ... CD available now!
All of our groups are available for hire...
We have an extensive library of sheet music for hire.