Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

From March 06, 2017 until November 27, 2018

At Brisbane City Hall

City Hall Concerts take place in Brisbane City Hall from February through to November every Tuesday from 12-1pm. Concerts are FREE and no booking is required.



1971 The Music - Tuesday 7th August
1971 explores a year in music that continues to weave its soulful tapestry throughout our 21st century lives. It was the year of Sticky Fingers, Bowie’s Hunky Dory, Tea For The Tillerman, Tapestry, Joni Mitchell’s Blue and Led Zeppelin’s IV…to name just a few. Multi-award winning chanteuse and ABC music journo Nadia Sunde takes her audience on a journey into the soundtrack of a year that has never really left us.

The View From Madeleine's Couch - Tuesday 4th September
The View From Madeleine's Couch is one of the finest Brazilian music ensembles in the country, and heading into their 17th year of making beautiful Brazilian music together. With the unmistakably lush voice of Anje West, (singing in Portuguese), and the gorgeous sounds of band-leader Kym Ambrose's vibraphone in the mix, Madcouch's music has taken them from some of the biggest jazz and world-music festivals in Australia, to concert stages in Brazil, where they performed with one of bossa nova's most legendary rhythm sections; Marcio Bahia (drums) and Mazinho Ventura (bass). With a repertoire that features bossa nova, samba, Brazilan jazz and award-winning original compostitions, the band presents an intimate and joyous evening, showcasing their unique take on the music they love.

Organ Concert: Albrecht Koch - Tuesday 16th October
Albrecht Koch, born in 1976 in Dresden, comes from the tradition of the Dresdner Kreuzchor. He studied sacred music and choral conducting in Leipzig. His teachers Arvid Gast, Martin Schmeding and Morten Schuldt-Jensen Courses with personalities such as Roy Goodman, Ewald Koiman, Lars Ulrik Mortensen and Hans Fagius complemented his studies. Since 2008 Koch has been Cathedral music director and cathedral organist in Freiberg, Saxony, where he is entrusted with the organ of 1714 from Gottfried Silbermann´s organ workshop, one of the most important Baroque instruments of the baroque period. He has met with manifold recognition for his discovery and revival of forgotten works from Saxony´s music history. With his Freiberg Cathedral Music Ensemble and chordae freybergenses he also explores the original sound of the Renaissance preserved to the present day in the form of the angel instruments in the burial chapel of the Wettin family in the Freiberg Cathedral from 1594.

Australian Piano Duo Fest - Tuesday 6th November
The 4th Australian Piano Duo Festival will take place from October 31st to November 6th, in venues across Brisbane. The BCC lunchtime concert in the Ithaca Auditorium will be the final concert in what promises to be a very exciting piano duo festival. The concert will feature brilliant young Brisbane pianists playing duets and trios alongside professional pianists and teachers who share the love of playing side by side. In a program to suit all musical tastes, from the classics to newly arranged blockbuster movies, shining stars take to the stage in “Two’s Company, Three’s Allowed!”

Gone Molly - Tuesday 27th November
Winners of three titles in the Australian Celtic Music Awards 2018, songwriter Sally Harris and Declan Affley award winner Rebecca Wright are the new voices of contemporary Anglo-Celtic folk. With voices that blend evocatively and deliver with an exquisite intensity, Gone Molly brings to life colourful characters and stories steeped in mythology, mysteries, love & loss. Recently joined by talented multi-instrumentalist Lachlan Baldwin, this is an enchanting act you don’t want to miss.