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Gala Opening Night- Edible Music™


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13 March 2013

Gala Opening Night- Edible Music – A World First

The launch of the Noosa International Food & Wine Festival 2013 will showcase a ‘world first” on Thursday May 16 as the Festival kicks off its tenth anniversary event.

The Gala Opening Night–Edible Music will feature the prodigious talents of the Queensland Virtuosi Orchestra under the baton of musical funnyman, Guy Noble with Queen of the Flute, Jane Rutter, award winning soprano, Taryn Fiebig, Australia’s most exciting virtuoso violinist, Ian Cooper and Italian/Australian tenor extraordinaire, Virgilio Marino. Supporting the musical maestro’s will be ten very special guests, the S.Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurant Chefs, adding flavor and vigor to the magic of the evening.

The Gala Concert promises to be a sensory feast of gastronomic and musical delights as the world’s best culinary masters chop, blend and whisk in time to some great orchestral favourites as guests savor each of the canapés prepared. Guaranteed to whet the appetite of food and music lovers alike guests can look forward to the concert culminating in a spectacular finale.

Concert patrons can choose from concert-only tickets or attend one of two dinners that includes pre-concert drinks, reserved undercover seating, canapés from the S.Pellegrino Chefs followed by a three-course dinner with wine at either berardo’s restaurant and bar or at the hospitality pavilions at the Festival Village. For the dinner guests, this is a golden unique opportunity to travel the world and taste in one evening the creations of ten of the world’s leading chefs.

Thanks to the support of Westpac and S.Pellegrino the Festival has raised the bar even further with enhanced infrastructure and a higher caliber of entertainment.

Festival Director, Jim Berardo said that the concert would ensure the festival kicks off on the right note and in spectacular fashion. The Gala Opening Night – Edible Music is a world first and truly positions the Festival as one of the best Food, Wine and Lifestyle events in the country.

The Noosa International Food & Wine Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland as part of a growing calendar of events throughout the state.

Tickets for the event can be purchased by calling 07 5455455, visiting noosafoodandwine.com.au or downloading the new Festival app.

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