Edwin Outwater Conductor
Bates Philharmonia Fantastique
J. Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
Philharmonia Fantastique is an original score by Mason Bates. The film follows a musical sprite that explores the different instruments of the orchestra and the connection between music, sound, performance, creativity, and technology.
Earth: An HD Odyssey features ravishing images of our planet set to the music of John Adams and Richard Strauss, shown on a large LED screen. The opening notes of Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra are recognizable by anyone who has seen 2001: A Space Odyssey!
Tickets are available from the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 518.584.9330 (handling fees apply), or at spac.org/concerts-and-events/.