Roger Kalia, conductor
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra
James McHale, stage director, script writer and Dad
STRAUSS: Opening Fanfare from "Also Sprach Zarathustra"
HOLST: Mars, Jupiter and Uranus from "The Planets
GIACCHINO: Main Title from "Star Trek: Into Darkness"
RACHMANINOFF: Allegro Molto from Symphony No. 2
WILLIAMS: Main Title from "Star Wars"
3…2…1…liftoff! Launch into the wonders of outer space as you tour the moon, the planets and beyond with music from Star Wars, Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Featuring NASA space footage, Pacific Symphony is joined by special guests, the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, on this exciting intergalactic adventure!
Enjoy a fun and fascinating 45-minute concert designed especially for children 5-11.
Join in the fun at the interactive Musical Carnival, where kids can test drive a musical instrument, meet and interact with musicians from Pacific Symphony and Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles, watch local ensembles perform, create special crafts that connect to each concert’s theme and participate in learning activities that align with state and national educational standards. Activities begin at 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. concertgoers and 12:15 p.m. for 11:30 a.m. concertgoers.