The Planets: An HD Odyssey
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Friday, February 1, 2013, 8:00pm
Note: Tickets may also be purchased at the door one hour prior to concert start time.
Fanfare from Also sprach Zarathustra
Johann Strauss, Jr.:
On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 314
The Battle from Star Wars
Star Trek Through the Years
The Planets, Op. 32
**PLEASE NOTE: Due to extremely high ticket demand, it is unlikely that walk-up tickets will be available for Saturday's concert. To secure a seat, please order online in advance.
| Swalin Lobby, Feb 1 & 2 at 7pm with J. Mark Scearce, NCSU
Experience a profound new approach to Gustav Holst’s symphonic powerhouse, The Planets
, live with HD images from NASA projected on the big screen. Watch a video excerpt here.
“The images in the movie…were often astonishing. Photographs from rovers and satellites, radar images and computer-generated graphics were combined to give the audience the impression of circling individual planets and sometimes flying over their awesomely barren landscapes.” —
The New York Times