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The Planets: An HD Odyssey

Blast off to menacing Mars, jolly Jupiter and beyond in this breathtaking feast for the senses! Holst’s beloved sonic odyssey is paired with staggering high-definition footage from recent NASA explorations of our solar system, bringing you up close to the wonders of the galaxy. Renowned Houston Symphony Conductor Emeritus Hans Graf leads this space-themed program which kicks off with music of Ligeti, famously used in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Hans Graf, guest conductor

LIGETI  Atmospheres                        
SCRIABIN  The Poem of Ecstasy            
HOLST  The Planets (includes HD video)