Salute to Apollo: The Kennedy Legacy
Saturday, July 18, 2009, 8:00 PM

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NASA  Celebrates Apollo 40th Anniversary

The National Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Emil de Cou, and a stellar lineup of performers join NASA in presenting a free concert, Salute to Apollo: The Kennedy Legacy.  Join Denyce Graves, Chaka Khan, Jamia Nash, narrators Buzz Aldrin and Scott Altman, and the U.S. Army Chorus and Alumni for an exhilarating musical tribute to the historic Apollo program. 
Performance Timing:  1 hour 

UPDATED 7/18 AT 10:45 a.m:   ALL TICKETS HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED FOR THIS EVENT.

This is a FREE event and tickets are required.    An extremely limited number of tickets will be
available for distribution, two per person, on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturday, July 18th  
from 10 a.m. to Noon (or until all tickets have been distributed) in the Hall of Nations.

Program and Notes

    Richard Strauss
    2001: A Space Odyssey
    Gustav Holst
    "Mars" and "Jupiter" from The Planets, Op. 32
    John Williams
    Theme from Lost in Space
    Various
    Themes from Star Trek
    John Williams
    Star Wars Trilogy
    John Williams
    Flying Theme from E.T., The Extra-Terrestrial
    Tena Clark
    "Talk About Love"
    AntonĂ­n Dvorák
    "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka
    Tena Clark
    "Way Up There"
    Traditional
    America the Beautiful

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