The Planets

Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

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The Planets Leah Inger Shaily Pal

Pieces

Reena Esmail - Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister's Voice)
Gustav Holst - The Planets
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

About the Concert

Holst's thrill ride through the solar system is actually a series of tone poems about war and peace, love and joy, and life and death. In "My Sister's Voice," a Hindustani singer and a Western soprano join together in a ravishingly beautiful story of crossing cultures. First, Vaughan Williams' work inspired by English Renaissance composer Thomas Tallis features the lush sound of the Columbia Orchestra strings.

Please note: Masks are required to be worn at all times, regardless of vaccination status. Patrons will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result obtained within 72 hours of the concert. All musicians, guest artists, staff, and volunteers are fully vaccinated. There will be no concessions or post-concert reception at this concert. Click here for more information.

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