Classical Concert Series
Holst's The Planets
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 3:00 p.m.
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Marin Alsop, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion
Women of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Tom Hall, director
Brünnhilde's Immolation Scene from
Götterdämmerung ("Twilight of the Gods") from
The Ring Cycle
Marin Alsop opens the season in the "Twilight of the Gods," ascending skyward for the concluding moments of Wagner's epic
"Ring" as the heavens erupt into all-consuming flames. The journey accelerates into space with the percussion-inspired sound
world of Daugherty's
UFO, a modern counterpart to Holst's greatest masterpiece,
The Planets. The program is enhanced by dramatic lighting and theatrical effects.
Hear engaging musical insights from the experts at 7 pm before all concerts on the Friday E Series-free, thanks to the Baltimore
Imagination Stage is presenting the play
Playing from the Heart by playwright Charles Way in November, inspired by the life of Evelyn Glennie.
Click here for more details on this inspirational true-life story of finding the inner strength to overcome all obstacles to pursue
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