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Music on Mars

Sep 22, 2016

“Good Morning, Starshine. The Earth says “hello.” You twinkle above us, we twinkle below...”  Those are the opening lyrics to a song from the musical, "Hair."  Would that be the song you’d want to take with you to Mars? Or maybe….  "Mars, the Bringer of War” from Gustav Holst’s “The Planets?”

Photo of Renée Fleming by Andrew Eccles and Decca ; of Aaron Sheehan by Kevin Day; of Jennifer Johnson Cano by Liza Voll; of Ryan Turner courtesy of the artist

Here is a look at some of the juicy operatic events coming to Boston in the coming weeks and months.  

The daily trivia question airs every weekday at 5:30pm. If you missed any of this week's questions of answers, here's a recap!

Photo of Ian Bostridge by Sim Canetty-Clark; of Simon Rattle by Johann Sebastian Hanel; of Ton Koopman courtesy of the artist

As always, this Fall there are an astonishing number of spectacular classical music concert events happening in Boston. It might actually be impossible to get to them all without some Harry Potter magic. But, in the coming days I will blog on events that without a doubt I will be in the audience for. First up, these three must see "imported goodies."

Did you miss the trivia question on the air at 5:30? Or do you want to know more? Take a deep dive.

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