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Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra. Photo: Dylan Evans.

Artist in Residence: Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra

Hear the sounds of Brisbane when Camerata musicians and Emerging Composer-in-Residence Alexander Voltz comes to MoB this spring.

Be amazed as local musicians bring art and music together in a very special Artist in Residence inspired by Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane.  

During the residency from 26 August to 27 September, five musicians from Brisbane-based Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, along with Brisbane-based composer Alexander Voltz, share their time between MoB’s Studio and Making Place, putting artistic process and collaboration on full display. Visitors will witness unique, immersive musical experiences where musician and composer collaborate to create new music that explores the ever-evolving question, “what makes place?”. 

This unique residency lifts the curtain on the musical process and musical collaboration and allows musician and composer to embrace spontaneous inspiration in the aspirational surrounds of the exhibition. Taking inspiration from not only the artwork itself, but also visitor interactions with the work and their own process in the space, this immersive experience is one-of-a-kind. 

The final composition will be performed in concert later in the year. Find out more here

MoB’s Artist in Residence program is supported by Tim Fairfax AC.

Pop-up performances

Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra will be be popping up in Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane on Saturday 12 November 2022 at 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm for one last performance as part of their residency.

This event has now ended

About Camerata

Performing without a conductor, Camerata proudly takes full ownership of their music-making in the spirit of chamber music to form a thriving, refreshing and acclaimed voice to empower artists, inspire audiences and enrich communities through music. With a reputation for innovation and interesting and adventurous programming, the ensemble, guided by Artistic Director Brendan Joyce, is flexible in its repertoire and thrives in collaborations with artists from all art forms.  

Camerata employs over 130 artists across 50 concerts each year. The group of Artistic Associates is committed to providing performance and training opportunities for the next generation of Queensland artists as well as enriching communities across Queensland. This includes the commissioning of a new Australian work, free public performances, education engagements and workshops with local schools and students and visits to residents in aged care facilities. 

Camerata in Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane.