september, 2021

11sep9:30 am10:30 amStorytime9:30 am - 10:30 am Inside Parliament House, 4 Bennett St, Darwin City NT 0800

Event Details

Come on a magical, musical, storytelling adventure with Darwin Symphony Orchestra!

Children will love creating stories to music and listening to a beautiful picture storybook brought to life with a live string quartet!

This event will feature a musical accompaniment to a live reading of Brother Moon, written by Maree McCarthy, followed by a creative drawing activity with illustrator Samantha Fry.

Children will enjoy a performance of Mendelssohn and Beethoven string quartets. Our young audience will be encouraged to write a creative story, poem or draw a scene inspired by the music they are listening to.

This event will conclude with a choose your own musical adventure as audience members work together to create a story that will be translated before their eyes into a musical soundtrack by our talented string quartet.

This event is suitable for young people aged 4-10.

Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Two session times available: 9:30am & 11am

Presented in partnership with NT Writers’ Centre



(Saturday) 9:30 am - 10:30 am


Library & Archives NT

Inside Parliament House, 4 Bennett St, Darwin City NT 0800