Season Finale: The Fifth & The Planets/Masterworks 7

  • Overview

    Season Finale! The most famous four notes in music, side by side with one of the greatest symphonic blockbusters ever written

    Beethoven’s ominous four-note opening motif, often considered the musical manifestation of “fate knocking at the door,” opens a gripping, powerful work that is among the most well-known in classical music. Hear the raw power and the dramatic triumph of this masterpiece. After intermission, Holst’s exuberant evocation of our solar system conjures the luminous night sky as well as the mythological deities associated with each of The Planets. Accompanied by incredible high-resolution photos, the swirling energy of Holst’s composition conjures our unfathomable universe in a thrilling Season Finale.