Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Join NJSO for Opening Weekend! Holst’s The Planets in HD

Holst’s The Planets in HD

WHEN: October 11 & 13
Newark & Red Bank
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Join the NJSO and Music Director Xian Zhang for the season opening concert: Holst’s The Planets in HD! Experience amazing high-definition video and visuals from NASA projected over the Orchestra as the NJSO performs Holst’s masterpiece.

Experience the NJSO premiere of New Jersey-based composer Sarah Kirkland Snider, who combines the touching music of her work Hiraeth with an equally moving film. The concert also features Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No 1.

XIAN ZHANG conductor
NEWARK VOICES | Heather J. Buchanan, conductor
ELGAR Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
SARAH KIRKLAND SNIDER Hiraeth (with film by Mark DeChiazza) (NJSO Premiere)
HOLST The PlanetsAn HD Odyssey (with film) (Produced by Duncan Copp)

Listen to sound clips of these pieces on the NJSO website.

Fri, Oct 11 at 5:30 pm
Join us for the Opening Night Celebration Gala. Come for cocktails and stay for dinner. More info at njsymphony.org/openingnight

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Sun, Oct 13, after the concert
Dr. Leslie Deutsch, the head of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab at CalTech, gives special insight into the stunning NASA imagery that accompanies Holst’s The PlanetsAn HD Odyssey.

The October 13 concert is generously sponsored by Bank of America