Sameer Patel, Conductor
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Mason Bates, Electronica
Excerpts from The Planets
About this program
Music Inspired by Outer Space
Bates’ Devil’s Radio was commissioned by the Sun Valley Music Festival in celebration of its 30th season in 2014, and the piece has gone on to numerous repeat performances around the country since. The phrase “devil’s radio” was brought to the public consciousness by George Harrison’s track from his 1987 album Cloud Nine. ...
Pre-Concert Chat: Music Inspired by Outer Space
Please join Peter Henderson, the Festival’s principal keyboard player, 45-minutes before the performance for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about Bates's Devil’s Radio and Passage, selections from Holst's The Planets, and learn what to look for during the performance. Join in person on the lawn next to the Paver Bar or live stream audio on your phone at the link below.