EPSO Takes Thrilling Trip to “The Planets”

Drawing on NASA live-action footage, computer-generated animation and still photos taken mostly by the Hubble Space Telescope, Gutierrez fashioned together a 52.5-minute video (using a performance conducted by Andre Previn as his guide) of this fascinating imagery…was a mesmerizing complement to Holst’s music, the bedrock of modern musical interpretations of the frontier we’ve barely scratched; music, by the way, that was played with great passion and energy by the orchestra…It was a performance and presentation that dripped with the sense of awe and wonder that space, the final frontier, tends to evoke in us all.” — El Paso Times

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