Michael Praetorius’ Pavane de Spaigne and
Spagnoletta with Phillip Pickett’s New London consort
John Corigliano’s Symphony #1 with Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony
Paul Chihara’s Claire de Lune with the San Francisco Choral Arts and the Alexander String
For #54, we played the brief fanfare “The Eagle has Two Heads” by Benjamin Britten, written in 1946 for Jean Cocteau’s play of the same name.
Benjamin Britten was a student of Gustav Holst; we played Holst’s “The Planets” for the rest of the show.