Holst's The Planets


Sir Andrew and the MSO will also be performing this intergalactic sensation on Friday 31 August at Costa Hall, Geelong.


Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Ladies of the MSO Chorus


Vine Symphony No.8 – Composer in Residence & World Premiere
Holst The Planets

About the performance

An astronomical evening awaits with one of the most popular works of all time, Holst’s masterpiece The Planets which has the ability to take you to infinity and beyond!

Holst’s spectacular orchestral suite has secured a universal place in the repertoire with its depiction of seven planets in our solar system.

Sir Andrew Davis conducts the astrological work for the first time in Australia, creating a marvelous experience for first time or established concert goers.

The world premiere of the latest symphony by Composer in Residence Carl Vine commences the evening’s journey taking the MSO from contemporary to classical and back again.

Pre-concert talk:

Join renowned Orchestra librarian Alastair McKean on stage at Hamer Hall for a pre-concert conversation.
Thursday, 30 August – 6.15pm
Saturday, 1 September – 12:45pm

Running time

1 hour and 45 minutes, including a 20-minute interval

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