Outback

Opera at Jimbour

Opera Queensland and Ensemble Q

25 -> 27 June 2021

Jimbour, Western Downs

Past Event
Jimbour House
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Presented by QMF, Western Downs Regional Council, Opera Queensland and Jimbour Events.

#Intimate opera and chamber music performances at glorious Jimbour Homestead.

Jimbour House came to life this June with a dizzying array of some of Queensland's most sought after performers. Opera at Jimbour's star-studded lineup featured internationally renowned chamber instrumentalists from Ensemble Q and Australia's foremost performers from Opera Queensland, as well as a 27-piece Orchestra from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.

This year, for the first time ever, we opened the doors to the famed estate and debuted an exciting new format within the house and grounds, featuring stars from Opera Queensland and the state’s best chamber musicians. The program included two breathtaking Gala events on Saturday and Sunday, a Hangar Concert under the twinkling lights featuring exquisite chamber music, a recital inside the opulent Drawing Room and exclusive tours through the halls of the historic Jimbour Homestead. 

Guests savoured local produce, browse crafts by local artisans and sample bubbly beverages at the Jimbour markets. Some even made a weekend of it, camped on the grounds and enjoyed tasty meals at the camp kitchen. 

Images Courtesy of Jimbour and Tourism & Events Queensland.

Opera at Jimbour operated under a QLD Health approved COVID-19 Event Safe Plan.

#Details

Date

25 June -> 27 June 2021

Times

Various times


Location

Jimbour Homestead
86 Jimbour Station Rd, Jimbour East, QLD, 4406

Tickets

$35 – $75 + fees

#Events

Jimbour House

Saturday Gala

With a glass of bubbles in hand, guests settled in for a very special musical journey filled with opera’s greatest hits. Master of ceremonies Jason Barry-Smith guided you through a specially curated repertoire, conducted by Dane Lam.

Featuring: Eva Kong, Hayley Sugars, Bradley Daley, José Carbó, Jud Arthur, Rebecca Cassidy, and the Ensemble Q orchestra with students from the QCGU.

DATES & TIMES
Saturday 26 June – 10:30am, 1:00pm & 3:30pm

TICKETS
GA $55 + fees
Concession $40 + fees

Jimbour House

Sunday Gala

With a glass of bubbles in hand, guests settled in for a very special musical journey filled with opera’s greatest hits. Master of ceremonies Jason Barry-Smith guided you through a specially curated repertoire, conducted by Dane Lam.

Featuring: Eva Kong, Hayley Sugars, Bradley Daley, José Carbó, Jud Arthur, Rebecca Cassidy, and the Ensemble Q orchestra with students from the QCGU.

DATES & TIMES
Sunday 27 June – 10:30am, 1:00pm & 3:30pm

TICKETS
GA $55 + fees
Concession $40 + fees

Camping

Camping

Guests could make the most of their weekend on the beautiful Western Downs by camping under the stars. Camp sites were 10m x 8m and suitable for most vehicles including motorhomes and caravans. Camp sites were available for up to 4-nights from Thursday 24 June.

DATES & TIMES
Thursday 24 June
Friday 25 June
Saturday 26 June
Sunday 27 June

TICKETS
$30 + fees (per site per night)

Camp Kitchen

Camp Kitchen

This truly paddock to plate experience featured the finest Jimbour Wagyu beef, flavoured with herbs and spices grown in the historical Jimbour Garden.

Online orders closed 12pm Thursday 24 June. Meals available for purchase at Camp Kitchen.

DATES & TIMES
Thursday 24 June – Sunday 27 June
Serving Breakfast and Dinner

TICKETS
For all enquiries, please email events@jimbour.com

Jimbour House

Hangar Concert

A truly magical evening of exquisite chamber music, hosted under the twinkling lights of Jimbour’s airplane hangar.

Featuring: Ensemble Q, with a special guest appearance from Rebecca Cassidy

DATES & TIMES
Friday 25 June – 6:00pm
Saturday 26 June – 6:00pm

TICKETS
GA $55 + fees
Concession $40 + fees

Jimbour House

Drawing Room Recital

For the first time ever, the doors to Jimbour's sumptuous homestead were opened for intimate opera performances. Guests made their way through the grand hallway of Jimbour House for a delightful soiree of piano and voice.

Featuring: Rosaria La Spina accompanied by John Woods with special guest appearance by Rebecca Cassidy

DATES & TIMES
Friday 25 June – 6:15pm
Saturday 26 June – 11:45am & 4:45pm
Sunday 27 June – 11:45am & 5:00pm

TICKETS
GA $75 + fees
Concession $55 + fees

Jimbour House

Jimbour House Tour

Guests discovered one of Australia’s most opulent working homesteads with a rare and exclusive experience tour through Jimbour House.

DATES & TIMES
Friday 25 June – 4:45pm & 7:30pm
Saturday 26 June – 9:00am, 2:15pm & 7:30pm
Sunday 27 June – 9:00am, 2:15pm & 6:00pm

TICKETS
GA $35 + fees


#Relive the Magic

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

📸 Mitch Lowe

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility.

Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending Queensland Music Trails events.

Location

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Jimbour Homestead

86 Jimbour Station Rd, Jimbour East, QLD, 4406

Supported by

Western Downs RC
Opera Queensland
Jimbour Events
Tourism and Events Queensland
Norwest
Veracity
CS Energy
Griffith Uni
Evie Networks
AEC
Empire Theatres
Peak Services
Opera at Jimbour is a Queensland Music Trails event presented by QMF, Western Downs Regional Council, Opera Queensland and Jimbour Events, and supported by the Trevor and Judith St Baker Family Foundation, by the Australian Government through the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund, and by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland’s Spaces and Places Activation fund. The event is also supported by Tourism and Events Queensland and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.

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