Suzannah Conway

Suzannah Conway is ArtsHub's Brisbane-based Arts Feature Writer. Suzannah is an experienced arts administrator, having been CEO of Opera Queensland, the Brisbane Riverfestival and the Centenary of Federation celebrations for Queensland. She has been writing reviews and music articles for over 15 years and regularly reviews classical music, opera and musical theatre in particular for The Australian and Limelight magazine as well as other journals.

Suzannah's Latest Articles

Strictly Gershwin. A number of ballet dancers pose mid dance in front of a film screen showing Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Dance Review:  Strictly Gershwin, QPAC

A welcome return tribute offers a sparkling production and splendid dancing from Queensland Ballet.

Umberto Clerici. Man in black formal wear conducts orchestra.

Leading from the front, Umberto Clerici forges a new orchestral direction

Looking forward to an ambitious 2024 season, the Chief Conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra recaps on his 2023 program…


Music review: Clerici Conducts Mahler, Concert Hall, QPAC

Mahler’s Sixth Symphony was given expert treatment with the assistance of a supercharged orchestra.


Musical review: Bananaland, QPAC, Brisbane Festival

A brand new Australian musical comedy hits the right notes at the Brisbane Festival and offers a glorious, fun-packed night…

Li Cunxin, Artistic Director, Queensland Ballet. Image supplied

Exit interview: Li Cunxin, Queensland Ballet

Mao’s Last Dancer has had an enormous impact on the ballet world, not only in Queensland, but across Australia and…

Camerata Cinematheque Photo: Alex Jamieson

Music Review: Camerata Cinematheque, QPAC, Brisbane Festival

String orchestra meets arthouse cinema in an intriguing melange of art forms.


Music review: Britten's War Requiem, QPAC, Brisbane Festival

Britten’s celebrated War Requiem takes pride of place in the Brisbane Festival. 

Daniel Stoll, Florian Willeitner, Sander Stuart, Leonard Disselhorst, Vision String Quartet. Photo: Harald Hoffmann

A string quartet playing classical works from memory

The acclaimed Vision String Quartet will embark on an extensive concert tour for Musica Viva on its first visit to…

Museum of Brisbane, Zoe Graham Photo: Claudia Baxter.

Zoe Graham is the new Director of the Museum of Brisbane  

After just a few months in the job, Graham reflects on her previous roles, and the skills and vision she…

There's Something About Music from L to R: Irena Lysiuk, Naomi Price, Luke Kennedy and Marcus Corowa Photo: Damien Bredburg

Review: Brisbane Festival opening

An eclectic opening night event set the tone of inclusivity and diversity for Brisbane Festival’s 2023 program.

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