Out of This World—A Celebration on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing 

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Join the SF Symphony on a journey to the far reaches of the universe as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Experience a spectrum of cosmic wonders enhanced with stunning visuals on the big screen, from mesmerizing masterworks by Ravel, R. Strauss, and Debussy, to intergalactic themes from Star Trek, to riveting blockbuster scores by legendary film composer John Williams. It’s an otherworldly musical ride you won't want to miss. 

Doors open at 6:15pm, Talk begins at 6:30pm.

Conductor/Performers

Sarah Hicks

Conductor and Co-host

Tiffany Austin

Vocalist

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Courage/Custer

Star Trek Through the Years  

Debussy

Clair de lune

Ravel

 Interlude and Danse guerrière, from Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 1

Ravel

Pantomime and Danse générale, from Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2

Michael Giacchino

Main Theme from Star Trek: Into Darkness  

R. Strauss

Introduction from Also sprach Zarathustra

J. Strauss, Jr.

By the Beautiful Danube Waltz

John Williams

Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind  

Various

Lunar Fantasy Medley

Horner

Music from Apollo 13

John Williams

Main Title from Star Wars

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  1. Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Before the concert, join us in the lobby at 6:15 to meet a real NASA astronaut and scientists, and explore the galaxy yourself with an interactive space exhibit! 

Then, delve deeper into space exploration at 6:30 with a pre-concert Q & A with NASA scientist Gregory Schmidt, astronomer and videographer José Francisco Salgado, and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin. 

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