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New York Wind Symphony to perform 'Out of this World' musical benefit on Sept. 13


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  • The New York Wind Symphony will perform Gustav Holst's masterpiece, "The Planets," as part of its opening performance Sept. 13 at Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center. The performance will be accompanied by a montage of images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.



SUGAR LOAF — The New York Wind Symphony will perform Gustav Holst's masterpiece, "The Planets," as part of its opening performance Saturday, Sept. 13, at Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center.

The opening performance, "Out of this World for the Brave," also will include:

"Short Ride in a Fast Machine" by American composer John Adams.

Composer John Williams iconic work, "The Star Wars Trilogy."

Holst’s "The Planets," will be accompanied by a montage of images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Each of the short films in this critically acclaimed suite includes images of the featured planet, historical illustrations and space visualizations. This will be the world premier of this film performed with Wind Orchestra, produced and directed by Jose Francisco Salgado.

The music begins at 8 p.m.
There will be a VIP reception and silent auction beginning at 7 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and The Committee for the Families of War Veterans, a Hudson Valley based Veterans charitable organization.

For more information, visit www.NYWS.org.

The New York Wind Symphony is a subsidiary of The Hudson Valley Performing Arts Foundation Contact:

Contact its president, Dan Chester, at 845-721-8043 or dchester@hvpaf.org .


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