Civic Orchestra: Holst’s The Planets

Jun 4

8:00 PM

Bernstein, Holst

Monday, June 4, 2018

Newly appointed music director of the Eugene Symphony, Francesco Lecce-Chong, conducts this program beginning with Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony, a work that explores the composer’s Jewish heritage. Holst’s enduringly popular orchestral suite The Planets, influenced by the astrological significance of Earth’s seven neighbors, concludes the 2017/18 Civic Orchestra season.

Approximate concert duration: 105 minutes including intermission


Bernstein Symphony No. 1 (Jeremiah)
Holst The Planets


Francesco Lecce-Chong conductor
Maya Lahyani mezzo-soprano
Women of Bella Voce chorus
Andrew Lewis artistic director


Preconcert conversation with Stephen Alltop
30 minute run-time

Monday, June 4, 6:30 p.m. Grainger Ballroom


The appearance of conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong is generously sponsored by Lisa and Paul Wiggin.