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The Planets (in Ogden)

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The Planets (in Ogden)
Venue
Val A. Browning Center
3950 West Campus Drive Ogden, Utah Get Directions

OVERVIEW

Don’t worry if you can’t afford a seat on the next SpaceX flight, the Utah Symphony will get you to the stars with music!

Concert highlights include: 

Join us in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the opening of Abravanel Hall with Beethoven’s overture The Consecration of the House.
Re-visit every planet in our solar system with Holst’s beloved tour guide, The Planets.
Expand into new corners of the universe with contrasting cosmic sounds by Haydn, Messiaen, and Saariaho.
Re-live the drama and anticipation of the greatest space story ever told with the Main Title of John Williams’ Star Wars.

ARTISTS

Thierry Fischer, conductor
Barlow Bradford, chorus director
Sopranos & Altos of the Utah Symphony Chorus

PROGRAM

BEETHOVEN: The Consecration of the House Overture
KAIJA SAARIAHO: Asteroid 4179 – Toutatis
HAYDN: The World of the Moon Overture
MESSIAEN: “What is written in the stars” from Des canyons aux étoiles
JOHN WILLIAMS: Star Wars (Main Title)
MESSIAEN: “The Desert” from Des canyons aux étoiles
HOLST: The Planets