Music Inspired by Space and Travel

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Thursday, August 06, 2015

Artist's rendering of planets over the nebulae in space. (Vadim Sadovski/Shutterstock)

The New York Philharmonic this week continues its tribute to Bramwell Tovey with a program of works inspired by space and travel composed by John Adams, Offenbach and Josef Strauss, as well as Holst's ever-popular The Planets.

Program playlist:
John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Offenbach: "Ballet of the Snowflakes" from Le Voyage dans la lune
Josef Strauss: Music of the Spheres
Holst: The Planets (with film)

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Women of the Manhattan School of Music Chamber Chorus and Oratorio Society of New York
Kent Tritle, director
Ronnie Oliver Jr., associate director
Michael Sheetz, assistant director

Comments [1]

Patrick Duffy from New Canaan, CT

Any chance this will be re-broadcast?

Aug. 07 2015 07:37 AM

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