The Planets: A Multi-media Concert

PRESS RELEASE-September 20, 2012


The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra & Master Chorale under the direction of Dr. Randall Tweed, will present their second concert of the 2012-2013 performance season entitled

Dr. Randall Tweed

THE PLANETS—a multimedia performance combining music with high definition graphics & animations from NASA and EUROSPACE.

The Concert will take place Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 7:30 pm St. John of the Cross Catholic Church located at 8086 Broadway in Lemon Grove.  The orchestra & chorus, performing in the dark, will present the opening movement of Haydn’s The Creation entitled “Representation of Chaos”, immediately followed by a full performance of Gustav Holst’s The Planets.

Dr. Phillip  Blanco, Grossmont College Professor of Astronomy, has created an accompanying  PowerPoint presentation to be viewed on the two large screens at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, that should prove entertaining as well as educational for all ages.  This “one performance only” concert is free and open to the public.

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