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“The Planets” by Gustav Holst for 4 Pianos, 8 Pianists!

The iconic composition “The Planets” by Gustav Holst is presented in a ‘new’ and captivating arrangement by the New Zealander composer and former XxooɫƬ tutor Paul Sarcich for 4 pianos and 8 pianists. Each planet is characterized by its own musical style and thematic representation of astrological characteristics associated with the respective planet. The collaboration of the 8 pianists, who are also XxooɫƬ tutors,  creates a kaleidoscope of sounds and colours under a prism that is both new and enchanting.


Gustav Holst: The Planets (for 4 pianos, 16 hands, arr. Paul Sarcich)

Mars, the Bringer of War

Venus, the Bringer of Peace

Mercury, the Winged Messenger

Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity

Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age

Uranus, the Magician

Neptune, the Mystic


Michalis Angelakis – Maria Canyigueral

Giannis Giannopoulos – Dimitris Karydis

Lewis Kesterton – Petros Moschos

Kate Ryder – Andrew Zolinsky

Conducted by Paul Sarcich

Tickets: £10.00 and available on Eventbrite