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NSO Family Concert: Let's Go to the Moon!

Sunday, February 24, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra

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 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), and more.

Price

$15.00 - $18.00

Run Time

Approx. 1 hour

About

Emil de Cou, conductor
Anthony Walker, piano

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, and numerous Pixar films), Also sprach Zarathustra (the theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey), Debussy's Clair de Lune and more!

Most enjoyed by age 5 and up. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

Strauss: Fanfare from Also sprach Zarathustra
Michael Giacchino: Voyage (NSO Commission) 
Michael Giacchino: Star Trek Suite
Debussy: Clair de Lune
Beethoven: First Movement from Symphony No. 5
Mary Lou Williams: Zodiac Suite: Gemini and Libra
              Featuring Anthony Walker on Piano
Mason Bates: Gemini in the Solar Wind from The B-Sides
Saint-Saens: Finale from Organ Symphony

Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. is a sensory-friendly performance.
Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families, including those with children with autism or other sensory sensitivities. If you order these performances and do not require these Accessibility accommodations, your family is still very much welcome to attend.

Come early for a Musical Instrument "Petting Zoo"
Starting one hour before each concert, hands-on activities let children get up close with the instruments they'll see played on the stage.

Stay after for a Creative Conversation 
Following the 4 p.m. concert, young audience members can ask questions and hear stories in an up-close-and-personal talk with some of the artists.

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