Stern: Holst - The Planets; The Perfect Fool (24/176 FLAC)
Stern: Holst – The Planets; The Perfect Fool (24/176 FLAC)

Composer: Gustav Theodore Holst
Performer: Kansas City Symphony Chorus, Charles Bruffy
Orchestra: Kansas City Symphony
Conductor: Michael Stern
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Reference Recordings
Size: 1.63 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

The Planets, Op. 32
01. I. Mars, the Bringer of War
02. II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
03. III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger
04. IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
05. V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
06. 5VI. Uranus, the Magician
07. VII. Neptune, the Mystic
Kansas City Symphony Chorus, Charles Bruffy

08. The Perfect Fool Suite, Op. 39, H. 150

Reference Recordings proudly presents Holst’s best known and beloved works in an outstanding interpretation from Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony. This release was recorded in the beautiful and acoustically acclaimed Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. It was produced by David Frost, six-time winner of the Classical Producer of the Year GRAMMY® award. It was recorded by RR’s engineering team, comprised of GRAMMY® winning engineer and Technical Director Keith O. Johnson, and multi-GRAMMY® nominated engineer Sean Martin. This is the seventh in Reference Recordings’ series with Kansas City Symphony. Previous albums are “Shakespeare’s Tempest”; the Grammy® Award-winning “Britten’s Orchestra”; an Elgar/Vaughan Williams project; “Miraculous Metamorphoses”; an all-Saint-Saëns album featuring the magnificent Organ Symphony, and the music of contemporary American composer Adam Schoenberg (nominated for two Grammy® Awards).

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