In this concert from June 4, 2018, Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the Civic Orchestra of Chicago in “Jupiter” from Gustav Holst’s orchestral suite “The Planets.” American conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong has garnered acclaim for his dynamic performances, commitment to innovative programming, and profound engagement in community outreach. In the 2017-2018 season, he was appointed music director of the Eugene Symphony. In the same season, he became the winning music director candidate of the Santa Rosa Symphony, a post he assumes in 2018-2019.
The Planets, Op. 32 – Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity by Gustav Holst