The Planets

Prepare for liftoff as the orchestra takes a trip into outer space. From the moon to the solar system, this concert will transport your child’s imagination to a galaxy far, far away! Costumes are encouraged. Family Concerts are designed for ages 6 to 12. EXTEND YOUR EXPERIENCE: Join us 1 hour before the performance for fun and interactive pre-concert activities that include an instrument zoo and a fun craft in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby. Stay after the concert for our annual Fall Carnival featuring games, food and prizes!

Family Concerts

Dates and Tickets

  • 27 Oct (Sat) 2018 11:00AM

Pre-concert Talk

Activities begin 30 minutes prior to the performance in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby

Running time

1 hour

Doors open

1 hour prior to performance


S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall


Pablo Rus Broseta


Pablo Rus Broseta is Associate Conductor of the Seattle Symphony and Music Director of the Jove Orquestra de la Generalitat Valenciana. He is rapidly building a wide-ranging repertoire from Handel to John Adams, with a focus on the great symphonic repertoire.

Hannah Song


Hannah Song, 17 years old, started playing the violin at age of six. Hannah has won prizes in numerous competitions such as Mondavi competition, Occidental College String Competition, Spotlight Music Awards, and the Aspen concerto competition.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.





Richard Strauss

“Sunrise Fanfare” from Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30

Jessie Montgomery


Claude Debussy

Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque

Michael Daugherty

Assembly Line from Fire and Blood

Gustav Holst

Mars, the Bringer of War from The Planets, Op. 32

Gustav Holst

Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity from The Planets

John Williams

Main Title from Star Wars