A history of composers and their fascination with astronomy
7:30 pm Thursday, 14 September, 2017
Room 101, Talbot College, Western University
In the exciting lead up to The Planets concert, join Dr. Kate Helsen for a free event at Western University, exploring Holst’s music for The Planets. Dr. Helsen will lead a fascinating talk about composers’ longtime fascination with astronomy, from medieval times to the present day. Expect this presentation to shed light on the harmony of the spheres, the various movements of Holst’s masterpiece, movie music, and more.
This presentation will be approximately one hour in length.