The Planets with Laura the Astronaut

Monash University Performing Arts Centres

Event Date: 
2 July 2022
Author / Presenters: 
Inventi Ensemble

Join Laura the astronaut as she meets the characters of Gustav Holst’s The Planets: Mars the bringer of war, Mercury the winged messenger, and Jupiter the bringer of jollity. Laura’s musical journey is going smoothly, until her spaceship flies into a black hole. Suddenly she can’t work out where she is in space or how to find home!

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Inventi Ensemble, leading presenters of chamber music for children, play an exciting arrangement of The Planets, set against a lively animated backdrop created by James Josephides, in this narrated concert about cosmic adventurer Laura the astronaut. Along with new works composed by Johannes Luebbers.

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Part of Family Fiesta – 29 June – 2 July 2022 – a jam-packed celebration of Australian children’s literature, theatre, art and music for kids 0-12 years old and their families. Tickets + more: https://monash.edu/family-fiesta