Brian Stacey - chronology Hands

3rd December

1946

Brian James Stacey Born in Sydney, NSW
 
1964

entered NSW Conservatorium of Music
 
1971

married Monica Cunningham
employed as Director of Music, North Sydney Boys High School
  1972 Melinda Anne (Mindy) born in Lismore, NSW
 
1974

Nicole maree (Nikki) born in Lismore, NSW
  1975
employed as Music Director, Queensland Ballet, Queensland Theatre Company, Queensland Light Opera
 
1980

off to the UK to study with and assist Sir Charles Mackerras
 
1984

employed as Music Director, The Australian Ballet
 
1985

employed as Resident Conductor and Head of Music Staff at Victoria State Opera
  1986
begins to share his life with Kathryn Sadler (Kate)
invited as consultant to The Crown Prince of Tonga for the development of music in the Kingdom of Tonga
guest conductor, Mercury Theatre Opera Group, Auckland NZ
 
 
1987

guest conductor, State Opera of South Australia and The Australian Opera
 
1988

guest conductor, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
 
1989

guest conductor, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Spoleto Festival
  1990
Music Director, Marina Prior's album 'Leading Lady' and Anthony Warlow's album 'Centrestage'
  1991 Music Director, 'The Phantom of the Opera'
  1992
records 'An evening of classics' with the State Orchestra of Victoria
Music Director, Marina Prior's album 'Aspects of Andrew Lloyd Webber' and Anthony Warlow's album 'On the boards'
  1993
Music Director, 'Into the woods' for Sydney Theatre Company
conducts Bizet's 'Carmen' for Auckland Opera
Music Director, 'Follies' in concert
guest conductor, 'My Fair Lady' for Victoria State Opera
 
  1994
conducts 'West Side Story' for IMG/Victoria State Opera
conducts 'Kismet' for Victoria State Opera
conducts 'A dinner engagement' for Pt Fairy Festival
 
  1995
assists Sir Charles Mackerras on 'Katya Kabanova' for The Australian Opera conducts 'Candide' for the Brisbane Biennial
conducts 'Ruddigore' for Victoria State Opera
Music Director for 'The Secret Garden'
awarded The Age Performing Arts Award for Best Musical Director
 
 

1996


records CD Morning Melodies Volume 2 with State Orchestra of Victoria
conducts 'Die Fledermaus' for West Australian Opera
conducts 'Aida' for Victoria State Opera
Music Director of 'Sweeny Todd' for Queensland Theatre Company
conducts concert of music by Kurt Weill for Melbourne Symphony
Music Director, 'Sunset Boulevard'
 
25th October 1996