Gold Series 3: The Planets Live

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Date(s) - May 16
8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts


Gold Series 3: The Planets Live
Tuesday, May 16, 2017     8 p.m.
Troy Peters, conductor

Find tickets HERE.

Hovhaness—And God Created Great Whales
Holst—The Planets

Don’t miss the first Texas performance of Seattle-based digital media artist Adrian Wyard’s newly-developed visual accompaniment to Gustav Holst’s exhilarating classic, The Planets, featuring computer software and media performed live to follow the conductor’s directions beat-for-beat.

Visit for more information about the artist and the visual accompaniment.

About The Planets Live source material

While many of the visuals are original animations, everything shown has some basis in fact and has as its source data from telescopes, orbiting spacecraft, or rovers on the planets’ surfaces. Source images, video, and computer modeling courtesy of NASAJPL-Caltech, SwRI, DLRESA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Goddard Space Flight Center, The Space Telescope Science InstituteThe Advanced Visualization Laboratory at the NCSA (esp. Drs. B. Robertson & L. Hernquist), Carnegie Institution of WashingtonUSGS, California Institute of Technology, Lunar & Planetary Institute (esp. Dr. P Schenk), Malin Space Science Systems, The Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona (esp. Dr. P Smith) and the Institute of Geological Sciences at The Free University of Berlin. Special thanks to Bard Canning for the enhanced Mars descent, Arthur Lepage for 3D modeling, and Andy Ermolli for deep space astrophotography.

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