Masterworks 4: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

DATE

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019

LOCATION:

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

TICKET PRICES:

Starting at $29.
Tickets for school aged children are free.

Masterworks 4: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

EVENT DETAILS

Saturday, November 16 at 8pm
Sunday, November 17 at 3pm
Doors open 90 minutes before the concerts. 

ROGER KALIA, CONDUCTOR
DR. JOSÉ FRANCISCO SALGADO, VISUAL EFFECTS
NASA ASTRONAUT ANNE MCCLAIN
SPOKANE SYMPHONY CHORALE

Experience the majesty and drama of Gustav Holst’s The Planets, the music that inspired John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Frank Zappa and more. Dr. José Francisco Salgado’s stunning high-definition film from NASA set to the music captures the inspiration and excitement of space exploration. Dr. Salgado will be joined by NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, a Spokane native. This concert is the perfect way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first step on the moon.

Gustav Holst’s The Planets (excerpts) from José Francisco Salgado on Vimeo.

The Spokane Symphony is pleased to partner with Dr. Salgado, an Emmy-nominated astronomer, in presenting  these “Science & Symphony” films, originally done in collaboration with the Chicago Sinfonietta. The project consists of live performances of classical music works accompanied by high-definition science films, that are designed to provoke curiosity and a sense of wonder about the Earth and the universe.

THE MUSIC

Benjamin BrittenYoung Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Claude DebussyClair de lune
Hector Berlioz — Around the Earth in 90 Minutes ("Un bal" from Symphonie fantastique)
Gustav Holst The Planets

Come early for a pre-concert activities in the lobby, including an exhibit of Smithsonian NASA posters, space artifacts and AstroReality Solar System. There will be a talk one hour before each performance. Doors open 90 minutes before the concerts.

THE GUEST ARTIST

José Francisco Salgado is an Emmy-nominated astronomer (BS in Physics, Univ. of Puerto Rico; PhD in Astronomy, Univ. of Michigan), experimental photographer, visual artist, and public speaker who creates multimedia works that communicate science in engaging ways. As the Executive Director and co-founder of KV 265, a non-profit science and arts education organization, Dr. Salgado collaborates with orchestras, composers, and musicians to present films that provoke curiosity and a sense of wonder about the Earth and the Universe. MORE  ●  ABOUT KV 265

Sunday's performance is the annual Education Masterworks Concert. A limited number of $20 tickets will be available for purchase by educators and music teachers.

TICKET INFORMATION

Online: spokanesymphony.org
Phone: 509-624-1200
Box Office: Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague Avenue

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