Music to Sweep You Away


An astrological tour through the solar system with Holst

Thu 18 May 2017 7.30pm, Barbican

In Holst’s astrologically-inspired journey through space, his vivid music introduces us to the individual characters of each planet – from war to peace, magic to mysticism, humour to majesty.

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
BRAHMS Double Concerto
HOLST The Planets – Suite

Sir Mark Elder conductor
Roman Simovic violin
Tim Hugh cello
Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey chorus director
London Symphony Orchestra


Supported by Baker & McKenzie LLP