The MPO officially opens its 22/23 Concert Season with Holst’s masterpiece, opening concert “The Planets”, being presented in collaboration with MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc.
The epic orchestral suite was described as “a series of mood pictures” by the composer, with the musical traits capturing the character of each planet allegedly inspired by eminent astrologer Alan Leo.
Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan leads the MPO on a spatial journey musically evoking English folk song and the works of leading 20th century composers Schoenberg and Stravinsky rich in orchestration and rhythmic elements.
Conductor: Sergey Smbatyan
Programme: Gustav Holst The Planets, Op. 32
This live concert presented by the MPO will be held on the 17th September at 8:00pm at Hilton Malta, St. Julians.
For more information about the event or tickets, kindly visit https://maltaorchestra.com/events/the-planets-2022/
MeDirect is proud to support the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.