Ode To Joy saw Chief Conductor of the QSO Umberto Clerici lead the Queensland Symphony Orchestra at QPAC, with internationally acclaimed didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton and powerhouse violinist Véronique Serret, alongside soprano Eleanor Lyons, mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble, tenor Andrew Goodwin, baritone Michael Honeyman, and the Brisbane Chamber Choir performing Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 (Choral) and Sculthorpe’s Earth Cry. This incredible season opener ran for three days, celebrating classical music from all over the world and Australia.