Classical Saturdays Concert Series
Holst’s The Planets
Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.
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Marin Alsop, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion
Women of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Tom Hall, director
Götterdämmerung ("Twilight of the Gods")
The Ring Cycle
Michael Daugherty -
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.
Attend a free pre-concert lecture, Symphonic Explorations, offered in partnership with the Levine School of Music. Registration
is requested. Please visit
BSOmusic.org/explorations for full details or
click here to reserve your seats if you have already purchased tickets to this concert.
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