Salute to Apollo: The Kennedy Legacy
- Sat., Jul. 18, 2009, 8:00 PM
- Concert Hall
- 60 minutes
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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
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- "Mars" and "Jupiter" from The Planets, Op. 32
- Theme from Lost in Space
- Themes from Star Trek
- Star Wars
- Flying Theme from E.T., The Extra-Terrestrial
- "Talk About Love"
- "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka
- "Way Up There"
- America the Beautiful
- (arr. Dragon)