“Do whatever you can to experience Lior with Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra.” Leigh B
We have been blown away by the overwhelming response to our concert on Friday evening which featured Lior and Nigel Westlake’s moving song cycle, Compassion, as well as Brisbane-based Robert Davidson’s From. To. Here., along with a selection of Lior’s best-loved songs.
Years in the making, it was a delight to finally bring this performance to life. This all-Australian music program was received with a standing-ovation from a near-full house in the Concert Hall at QPAC.
“Waking up this morning, I continue to be in awe of the most amazing music and talent we saw last night. I still have chills!” Nadine C
“Lior and Camerata – a match made in heaven…I was inspired – a lot. Thank you thank you thank you for what you do…Robert Davidson your piece was incredible.” Lauren L
Tim Passmore for Brisbane Live Reviews wrote, “…[From. To. Here.] proved an excellent showcase for Camerata’s artistry…[On Compassion] It didn’t matter if, like me, you had no knowledge of either Hebrew or Arabic. What mattered was music’s breathtaking power to evoke pain, while at the same time comforting that pain through beauty. I strongly urge any kind of music lover to try and catch the concert’s upcoming performances…”
Read the full review (published on Facebook): https://bit.ly/3Qjjhtr
Claire Matthews for classikON wrote, “…Camerata and Lior – not your average classical concert!…Compassion was well-received, with the audience giving a full standing ovation…it was a thought-provoking and engaging concert that explored universal themes of migration, love and compassion in a new light.”
Read the full review: https://bit.ly/3wZHoX9
“Well Lior and & Camerata were sensational tonight! The Indooroopilly arts students we took were so inspired! Thanks for a wonderful night of music.” Kristy H
“One of the best concerts I had the privilege of attending. It’s going to stay with me for a long, long time…” Elizabeth L
“A moving and spectacular concert. I was mesmerised by those violins and Lior’s beautiful voice and then bouncing in my seat when when percussion lady got going. Loved it!” Kisita J
Explore the full gallery below. Tickets for Toowoomba (9 Sep) and Gold Coast (10 Sep) can be found here.