Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Gala Opening Night- Edible Music™

Media Release

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 or downloading the new Festival app.


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Scoop Review Of Books: Before The Quakes

Remembering Christchurch: Voices from decades past: The Christchurch I lived in for my first 23 years was where four-year-olds walked alone to kindergarten, crossing roads empty of all but a couple of cars per hour. My primary school, Ilam, was newly built on a grassy paddock surrounded by rural land... More>>

6-11 October: New Zealand Improvisation Festival Hits Wellington

Wellingtonians will have a wide selection of improv to feast on with a jam packed programme containing 22 shows, three companies from Australia, two companies from Auckland, one from Nelson, one from Christchurch and seven from Wellington. More>>


Bird Of The Year: New Zealanders Asked To Vote For Their Favourite Native Bird

Te Radar, David Farrier, Heather du-Plessis Allan and Duncan Garner are just some of the New Zealanders championing their favourite native bird in Forest & Bird’s annual Bird of the Year competition, which kicks off today.. More>>


Werewolf Film: It Follows - Panic In Detroit

Philip Matthews: When you heard last month that Wes Craven had died and you wanted to pay homage, you could have sat down with any one of five of his films that helped reinvent American horror at least three times over three decades... Or you could just have watched one of the greatest recent horror films that would probably not exist without Craven. More>>


Werewolf Music: Searching For The White Wail - On Art Pepper, etc

If the word ‘hipster’ means anything – which it arguably doesn’t – it seems to be more of an impulse than a condition. One always headed for the margins, and away from the white-bred, white-bread mainstream... More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Leonardo da Vinci - The Graphic Work

The breadth of da Vinci’s work is incredible: from animals to weaponry, architecture to fabric, maps to botany. The works have been divided into themes such as Proportion Drawings, Anatomical Drawings and Drawings of Maps and Plans. Each section begins with a short essay. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: James Hector: Explorer, Scientist, Leader

Publication of this comprehensive 274-page account of the life and work of James Hector by the Geoscience Society of New Zealand marks the 150th anniversary of James Hector’s appointment as New Zealand’s first government scientist. More>>

Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news