Gustav Holst

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Born: 1874-1934
Nationality: English
Education/Training:
Studied counterpoint at Oxford with George Frederick Sims; Studied piano, organ, trombone, instrumentation, and composition at the Royal College of Music
Best Known For:
His orchestral suite The Planets
Notable Compositions:
The Planets; Hymn of Jesus
Assignments:
Became organist and choirmaster at Wyck Rissington, Gloucestershire and conductor of the Bourton-on-the-Water Choral Society at age 17; First Trombonist with the Carl Rosa Opera Company; Director of Music at St Paul's Girls' School and Morley College
Curious Facts:
He was good friends with fellow composer Ralph Vaughn Williams
REPERTOIRE : Christmas Day
CONCERTDATES
Britten and Susa 12/09/2007
Sounds of the Season 12/15/2002
Sounds of the Season 12/12/1992
Sounds of the Season 12/13/1992
1976 Christmas Concert 12/18/1976
1976 Christmas Concert 12/19/1976
REPERTOIRE : Hymn of Jesus Op. 37
CONCERTDATES
The Maestro's Favorites 04/20/2001
Opening Colours 10/13/1991
A Time to Celebrate 11/03/1973
REPERTOIRE : I Love My Love
CONCERTDATES
Share 05/21/2006
A Choral Passport 02/09/1997
Valentine's Concert 02/04/2000
Songs of Love 02/13/2000
London Bridges 01/30/2011
REPERTOIRE : Ode to Death Op. 38
CONCERTDATES
From Across the Pond 05/02/1993
REPERTOIRE : The Planets Op. 32
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Holst's The Planets 09/04/1990
LA Phil: Holst's The Planets 08/22/2000
LA Phil: The Planets 04/01/1971
LA Phil: The Planets 04/02/1971
LA Phil: The Planets 04/04/1971
LA Phil: The Planets 04/14/1971
LA Phil: The Planets 04/17/1971
LA Phil: The Cleveland Orchestra 09/10/1976
LA Phil: Holst's The Planets 08/30/1977
LA Phil: Holst The Planets 11/10/1983
LA Phil: Holst The Planets 11/11/1983
LA Phil: Holst The Planets 11/13/1983
LA Phil: The Planets 09/03/1985
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