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Modesto Symphony – Holst – The Planets

Modesto Symphony – Holst – The Planets

VERDI The Force of Destiny Overture
TOMASI • Concerto for Trombone & Orchestra – Featuring Tom Hornig
HOLSTThe Planets

David Lockington, conductor
Tom Hornig, trombone
Women of the MSO Chorus | Dr. Daniel R. Afonso, Jr., chorus director

Holst’s iconic orchestral suite, The Planets, takes you to the stars for an exploration of astrology and mythology through music. Hear the menacing approach of Mars, the Bringer of War, the jubilant brass of Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity, and the mysterious tranquility of Neptune, the Mystic.

As you’re discovering Holst’s vision of each planet, you’ll also explore our solar system through a stunning video presentation created by the Modesto Junior College William R. Luebke Planetarium. This paring of extraordinary music and breathtaking visuals will make for an evening you won’t want to miss!

Modesto Symphony – Holst – The Planets

Modesto Symphony – Holst – The Planets

VERDI The Force of Destiny Overture
TOMASI • Concerto for Trombone & Orchestra – Featuring Tom Hornig
HOLSTThe Planets

David Lockington, conductor
Tom Hornig, trombone
Women of the MSO Chorus | Dr. Daniel R. Afonso, Jr., chorus director

Holst’s iconic orchestral suite, The Planets, takes you to the stars for an exploration of astrology and mythology through music. Hear the menacing approach of Mars, the Bringer of War, the jubilant brass of Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity, and the mysterious tranquility of Neptune, the Mystic.

As you’re discovering Holst’s vision of each planet, you’ll also explore our solar system through a stunning video presentation created by the Modesto Junior College William R. Luebke Planetarium. This paring of extraordinary music and breathtaking visuals will make for an evening you won’t want to miss!

San Francisco Symphony – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

San Francisco Symphony – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung

LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2

HOLST The Planets

Christian Reif – Conductor

Based on ancient astrology, Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets paints each deity as both human and otherworldly, with flaws, virtues, and fantastic traits. Listen for Mars’ quick temper, Jupiter’s jovial dance, and Venus’ serene tranquility. The program also features pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

San Francisco Symphony – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

San Francisco Symphony – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung

LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2

HOLST The Planets

Christian Reif – Conductor

Based on ancient astrology, Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets paints each deity as both human and otherworldly, with flaws, virtues, and fantastic traits. Listen for Mars’ quick temper, Jupiter’s jovial dance, and Venus’ serene tranquility. The program also features pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

San Francisco Symphony – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

San Francisco Symphony – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung

LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2

HOLST The Planets

Christian Reif – Conductor

Based on ancient astrology, Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets paints each deity as both human and otherworldly, with flaws, virtues, and fantastic traits. Listen for Mars’ quick temper, Jupiter’s jovial dance, and Venus’ serene tranquility. The program also features pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

San Francisco Symphony – Open Rehearsal – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

San Francisco Symphony – Open Rehearsal – Cosmic Wonders: Holst’s The Planets

WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung

LISZT Piano Concerto No. 2

HOLST The Planets

Based on ancient astrology, Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets paints each deity as both human and otherworldly, with flaws, virtues, and fantastic traits. Listen for Mars’ quick temper, Jupiter’s jovial dance, and Venus’ serene tranquility. The program also features pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

Take a peek behind-the-scenes and experience a San Francisco Symphony performance in the making. It begins at 8:30am with coffee, doughnuts, and a half-hour informative talk at 9am. Then, watch as the conductor and musicians collaborate to bring the music to life.