Experience a profound new approach to Gustav Holstís symphonic powerhouse, The Planets, live with HD images from NASA projected on the big screen. The concert opens up with one of the most exciting concert openers ever written, Festive Overture. Dmitri Shostakovichís work is brilliant and upbeat.
Festive Overture will be presented with a live film featuring photos from our community, highlighting the space programís monumental impact over the last fifty years. Cellist Paul Fleury joins the SCSO to present the World Premiere of his Cello Fantasy.
Experience a powerful performance of composer Gustav Holstís monumental The Planets paired with a high-definition film from NASAís latest exploration of the solar system. On a screen over the stage youíll see the latest stunning images from the Mars Rovers and past probe missions Magellan, Voyager, and Galileo.
In cooperation with NASA and Jet Propulsion Laboratories, The Planets Ė An HD Odyssey adds a spectacular visual element to Gustav Holstís cosmic masterpiece