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The CSO presents Schumann, Brahms and Holst on Thu 2/29 @ 8pm

As Rochester gets ready to be in the path of totality for the solar Eclipse in April, we'll turn our attention to the space. This month, we'll turn to the blockbuster musical depiction of outer space in Gustav Holst’s The Planets, where it all began.

black & white headshot of Holst, superimposed over colorful sky and planets
BBC Sky At Night

2/1 Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila Auerbach: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Diary of a Madman Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (Gautier Capuçon, c; Manfred Honeck, cond)

2/8 Lindberg: Serenades Lalo: Symphonie espagnole Brahms: Symphony No. 4 (Ray Chen, v; Hannu Lintu, cond)

2/15 Mahler: Blumine Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Brahms/Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No. 1 (Jeremy Denk, p; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

2/22 Bruckner: Psalm 150 Bartók: Cantata profana Brahms: A German Requiem (Ruth Welting, s; John Aler, t; John Tomlinson, bar; Kiri Te Kanawa, s; Bernd Weikl, bar; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Margaret Hillis, dir; Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez and Sir Georg Solti, cond)

2/29 Schumann: Overture to Manfred Brahms: Schicksalslied Holst: The Planets (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Jenny Wong, dir; Daniel Harding, cond)