HVP: The Planets

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HVP: The Planets

Guest Conductor André Raphel

Gustav Holst’s The Planets was inspired by astrology rather than astronomy, but this powerful concert will be augmented with the premiere of extraordinary projected outer space imagery including those recently recovered from the Webb and Hubble Telescopes! The concert will also feature HVP String Competition winner, cellist Leland Ko, performing Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococco Theme, op 33.

Dvořák – Karneval Overture (Carnival)
Tchaikovsky – Variations on a Rococco Theme, op 33
– with cellist Leland Ko- 2021 HVP String Competition Winner
Holst – The Planets
– with Cappella Festiva Women’s Choir & projected images by Filmmaker/Astronomer José Francisco Salgado, PhD

Guest conductor André Raphel bio
Guest cellist Leland Ko bio

Ticket holders are invited to a pre-concert talk at 7pm with Astronomer/Filmmaker José Francisco Salgado & André Raphel.

Made possible through the generous support of Rhinebeck Bank, Dr. Edwin Ulrich Charitable Trust, Vassar Brothers Institute, the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, Bruderhof and WMHT FM 89.1 Schenectady and WRHV.

Date & Time

Saturday, May 20 2023
8:00 pm


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