National Geographic footage reimagined to an orchestra and choir under the stars

Combining stunning National Geographic natural history footage with an original symphony performed by Camerata, Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra – Symphony for our World – is a breathtaking musical journey set to bespell audiences at HOTA.

Audiences will be left in awe as a live orchestra and choir serenade viewers and take them on an adventure through some of the world’s most incredible wildlife imagery from over 130-years of beloved National Geographic history.

HOTA CEO, Criena Gehrke, said the experience is one not to miss as HOTA’s Outdoor Stage transforms with this captivating visual and musical journey.


National Geographic – Symphony For Our World

PHOTOS: National Geographic / Left © Scott Kish | Right © Anne Farrar

“Everyone knows National Geographic and their stunning images of the natural world. Bring the family, sit on the grass and soak up their aw-inspiring footage accompanied by a live orchestra,” she said.

“This will be another incredible experience outdoors at HOTA.”

The moving live orchestral performance has been touring the world throughout 2019 and will perform for one night only on May 25 at HOTA, Home of the Arts.

National Geographic – Symphony For Our World

PHOTOS: National Geographic / Left © Michael Nichols | Right © Enric Sala

Featuring sounds of The Blenders – Australia’s most awarded men’s a cappella chorus who are a local icon and performed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and Coastal Charisma – the all ages women’s a cappella chorus, singing beautiful songs in a four part harmony led by multi-award winning Musical Director, Jonathan Albertini.

From the depths of the sea, along coastlines, over mountrains and soaring into the sky – the incredible theme of imagery and original symphony have been created by Emmy and BAFTA-nominated, Bleeding Fingers Music.

National Geographic – Symphony For Our World

PHOTOS: National Geographic / Left © Carolyn Van Houten| Right © Evan Thornton

Gourmet and indulgence hampers will be available for the whole family to enjoy, as they immerse themselves into the ambience and surroundings of this captivating performance that pairs artistry with the natural world.

Get your tickets now to see the National Geographic – Symphony For Our World play on the Outdoor Stage 6:30pm Saturday 25 May.