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The Planets

After a new concerto for flute and bass, the personalities of the planets come alive.

About This Performance

Each planet in Holst’s stirring suite of orchestral portraits takes its character from astrological descriptions, giving it a distinct, highly colorful profile, from the frighteningly war-bent Mars to the mysterious, ethereal Neptune. Our Principal Guest Conductor also shares a new concerto for flute and bass by Felipe Lara, a Brazilian-born composer based in Jersey City.

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