MZAZA: The Birth and Death of Stars. By Human Symphony

Brace yourselves for an exhilarating and otherworldly musical odyssey, as Australia’s acclaimed world music sensation, MZAZA, unveils their spectacular production, The Birth and Death of Stars. This breathtaking showcase is poised to break boundaries and plunge audiences into an unparalleled fusion of music, history, and culture. MZAZA, celebrated for their mesmerizing vocals in three languages, electrifying live music, and innovative collage animation, invites you to embark on an awe-inspiring cosmic voyage, led by some of the nation’s most diverse and gifted musicians and composers.and Pop Party Throwdown among others.
​Drawing inspiration from their eponymous album, The Birth and Death of Stars weaves a captivating narrative inspired by history’s revered philosophers and astronomers. This celestial journey delves deep into the poetic, evocative, and occasionally humorous threads that intricately link us to one another and the world that surrounds us. Blurring the boundaries between music and theatre, this production is a testament to the boundless creativity forged by director Benjamin Knapton, Finnish animator Laura Matikainen, the ingenious writer Pauline Maudy, and the visionary designer, Alison Ross.

Guided by enchanting French vocalist Pauline, a remarkable ensemble of musicians and songwriters hailing from diverse corners of the globe will ensnare your senses with their spellbinding performances. Brace yourself for an exquisite fusion of accordion, violin, shah kaman, percussion, double-bass, and guitar, as these virtuosos mesmerize and transport you to a realm beyond the ordinary.