CSO at Wheaton: Holst The Planets

Nov 22

7:30 PM

Lee III, Barber, Holst

Friday, November 22, 2019

Juanjo Mena conducts the CSO in a program featuring Holst’s powerful and haunting The Planets. Sally Matthews, a soprano of “incandescent verve” (The Times, London), performs two scenes from Barber’s 1966 opera that opened the Metropolitan Opera's new house at Lincoln Center. Detroit-based composer James Lee III’s celebratory Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula illustrates an ancient Hebrew harvest festival refracted through the lens of the Book of Revelation.

Program

Lee III Sukkot Through Orion's Nebula
Barber Two Scenes from Antony and Cleopatra
Holst The Planets