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The Planets: An HD Odyssey | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Friday June 7, 2019 at 19:30
Royal & Derngate, Northampton
£5 - £50; senior, student, family of 4, jobseeker and children under 14: discounts apply
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  1. Introduction from Also sprach Zarathustra Op 30 - Richard Strauss
  2. An der schönen, blauen Donau, 'Blue Danube Waltz' Op 314 - Johann Strauss II
  3. Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565 - Johann Sebastian Bach, orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski
  4. 2nd movement: Allegretto, from Symphony No 7 in A Op 92 - Ludwig van Beethoven
  5. Main theme, from Filmscore to 'Star Wars' - John Williams
  6. The Planets Op 32 - Gustav Holst
  7. Symphony No 7 in A Op 92 - Ludwig van Beethoven

Gaze in wonder as breath-taking NASA images and footage are projected onto a giant screen, complementing Holst’s awe-inspiring suite, The Planets – inspired by the contrasting astrological qualities of the solar system, featuring the much-loved movements, Mars and Jupiter.

Hear other well-known themes, synonymous with outer space, including Star Wars®, Also sprach Zarathustra (featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey) and Beethoven’s Symphony No 7, Allegretto (featured in Disney’s© Fantasia). A truly multi-sensory event!

Free: join BBC Radio Northampton’s John Griff for a free pre-concert talk with Nick Davies at 6.30pm

Royal & Derngate
19-21 Guildhall Road
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