Southampton

SÓN with James Mayhew | The Painted Planets

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  • 15-Mar-2020 14:00 PM - 15:00 PM
  • Turner Sims Southampton
  • Age Friendly
  • £7.50 - £15.00
  • Turner Sims Southampton
SÓN with James Mayhew | The Painted Planets
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SÓNRobin Browning conductorJames Mayhew artist and presenter

Holst The Planets

Join star presenter and illustrator James Mayhew on a journey through the solar system, exploring the music and inspiration of Holst’s hugely popular work The Planets. From Mars to Neptune, discover the stories behind the music, and watch as James brings the whole piece to life with his incredible artwork, all projected onto a giant screen above the orchestra.

Running time: 1 hour (approx)Suitable for age 6+

In association with Southampton Science and Engineering Festival and the Public Engagement with Research Unit at the University of Southampton

  • Art, Music

you can prepare to be entranced by stories, breathtaking art, and the sound of a live orchestra playing Holst's 'The Planets'. James not only narrates, but paints too – with his glorious artwork beamed onto a giant screen above the musicians for everyone to see. An immersive musical experience for all!

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Venue details

  • Turner Sims Southampton
  • University of Southampton
  • Southampton
  • SO17 1BJ


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