JANUARY 9, 2013
The Phoenix Symphony Performs Holst's The Planets as HD videos and images from NASA and the Hubble Telescope are projected above the orchestra
Who: The Phoenix Symphony, Virginia G. Piper Music Director Michael Christie and The Women of The Phoenix Symphony Chorus.
What: Take a musical voyage through the solar system as Virginia G. Piper Music Director Michael Christie and The Phoenix Symphony perform Gustav Holst's most popular composition, The Planets. Explore the astrological and emotional influence of planets from our solar system accompanied by the projection of amazing HD images and videos from NASA, the Hubble telescope, Mars Rover ad more.
Don't miss the world debut of a new, imaginative work that fuses harmonies of jazz and techno with the palette of orchestral electronic sounds – written by Mason Bates and commissioned by Dr. Judith G. and Edwin H. Wolf – based on her collection of poems, "Weeping Shadows."
When & Where:
January 10, 2013 | 7:30 pm | Symphony Hall
January 12, 2013 | 8:00 pm | Symphony Hall
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