Journey through the solar system
VSO Spring Fest: The Planets
James Ehnes performs Walton’s Viola Concerto, and Maestro Tovey takes up the baton in a concert that features Holst’s incredible journey through the solar system in The Planets — complete with NASA footage from Voyager, Pioneer, and Discovery missions.
Date and time
April 24 2017, 8:00 p.m. to 10:10 p.m.
Orpheum, 601 Smithe Street at Seymour
Maestro Bramwell Tovey and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra present the 2017 Spring Festival. This season, SpringFest focuses on great British composers and their most popular works.
James Ehnes performs Walton’s wonderful Viola Concerto. In the second half, take a voyage through the solar system through Holst’s fantastic The Planets, enhanced by spectacular updated video footage and imagery from NASA missions shown on the big screen as the orchestra performs this epic work.