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Let's Go To The Moon!

National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert

Concert Hall (60 Minutes), February 24, 2019
Emil de Cou, conductor
Anthony Walker, piano

Richard Strauss: Fanfare from Also sprach Zarathustra
Michael Giacchino: Voyage (NSO Commission)
Michael Giacchino: Star Trek Suite
Claude Debussy: Clair de Lune
Beethoven: First Movement from Symphony No. 5
Mary Lou Williams: Zodiac Suite: Gemini and Libra
Featuring Anthony Walker, piano
Camille Saint-Saens: Finale from Organ Symphony

The unknown frontiers of the universe have captivated composers for centuries. As the 50th anniversary of the moon landing draws near, join the NSO for a fun-filled concert of interstellar proportions! Tap into your imagination and be transported from the Concert Hall to outer space with music from Star Trek and a new NSO Commission from Grammy® and Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Star Trek trilogy, Star Wars: Rogue One, numerous Pixar films), Also sprach Zarathustra (the theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey), Debussy's Clair de Lune and more!


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