Concert for the planet

HOTA and the Global Orchestra Foundation present:

In celebration of Earth Hour, we bring you an evening of discovery and symphonic experience, transforming the parkland into a classical music soundscape.

The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra, extended to include over 100 local musicians, will perform Holst’s The Planets with conductor Lachlan Snow.

This spectacular concert will be live-streamed globally, enabling musicians and communities to play together. Join this unique event at HOTA with a picnic under the stars.

In the second-ever Concert for the Planet, HOTA has partnered with the Global Orchestra Foundation, in a commitment to make positive change for our future.

Outdoor activities begin at 5pm, with the main concert starting at 7.30pm (AEST).  This is a free non-ticketed event.

Everyone, anywhere on the planet can play along to the music. You don’t have to be a skilled musician or play an orchestral instrument to be a part of this amazing event. To participate from afar, simply join the Global Orchestra at

To view the FAQ's for Concert for the planet, click here.

  • Date: 24 March 2018
  • Time: 5pm (main concert 7:30pm)
  • Price: FREE
  • Address: HOTA, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise, QLD, 4217
  • Phone: 07 5588 4000