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Star Wars and More

Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

Saturday, July 11th, 2009« view all past events

Explore the musical mystique of space travel with a stellar lineup: Holst’s incredible symphonic masterpiece, The Planets (visually dazzling with high-definition footage of the planets shown on the big screens, courtesy of NASA); John Williams’s out-of-this-world Star Wars suite; and Strauss’s thrilling sonic adventure, Also sprach Zarathustra (immortalized in the Stanley Kubrick film, 2001: A Space Odyssey). ASO Assistant Conductor and League of American Orchestras Fellow Mei-Ann Chen conducts.

STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra
WILLIAMS: Star Wars suite
HOLST: The Planets

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor