Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Season 2016 program has been launched, revealing an extraordinary year of music.

Queensland Symphony Orchestra is getting ready for their biggest year of music yet, with 38 concerts lined up for 2016 featuring some of the world’s best musicians, soloists and conductors.

In one of their biggest triumphs, the company will see International superstar pianist Lang Lang headline the Mid-Season gala.

Hailed by millions of fans worldwide as the most flamboyant, original and daring virtuoso on the planet, Lang Lang’s performance with the company will be a moment in musical history for Queensland!

Joining Lang Lang will be the great Maxim Vengerov in the Tchaikovsky Gala, Simone Young with Mahler, China’s legendary Yu Long, Alondra de la Parra, Louis Schwizgebel and heaps more.

Next year’s line-up will also see performances by internationally acclaimed beat boxer Tom Thum, Russian-born pianist and conductor Natalia Raspopova and Nikolai Demidenko, who will be playing all five Beethoven piano concerts across two evenings in May and October.

QSO Chief Executive Officer, Sophie Galaise said the upcoming season of stunning soloists, conductors, blockbuster events, exclusive performances and new programs heralded an extraordinary year of music to come.

“2016 will be a year of transformative moments of powerful experiences, from the serene to the vibrant, the exhilarating to the breathtakingly beautiful,” she said.

“Every concert promises a musical adventure.”

Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 program will see a range of other events too, like a blockbuster concert in February marking the 35th Anniversary of the Indiana Jones film, Raiders of the Lost Ark as well as cultural events and celebrations, QSO’s Morning Masterworks and workshops.

For more information on Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 program visit www.qso.com.au