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Alsop leads BSO in colorful program of Bach, Stravinsky, Holst
Alsop leads BSO in colorful program of Bach, Stravinsky, Holst

For a satisfying feast of prismatic colo rs and intricate designs, you can stop by one of our local museums any time. But this weekend, check out the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s program instead. So, OK, this is about aural hues and structures, rather than visual, but the effect is just as arresting. And, for those who still crave something to see, this concert offers that, too, in the form of projected images from the Hubble Telescope. They accompany a perennially popular sonic blockbuster from the orchestral repertoire, Gustav Holst’s “The Planets.” But the fun starts long before that portion of the program. Marin Alsop has chosen some cool, less frequently...

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