Meet the biggest string instrument we have! While violins and cellos are easy to notice, the bass section is always at the back of the stage. Join us and meet one of our bass players, Nathaniel West, and learn all about that bass!
Gemma New - Conductor
Nmon Ford - Baritone
Holst - “Mars, the Bringer or War,” from The Planets
Strauss - “Dawn,” from Also sprach Zarathustra
Strauss, Jr. - “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” Waltz
Wagner - “O du, mein holder Abendstern,” from Tannhäuser
Giacchino - Voyage
Holst - "Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity,” from The Planets
Debussy/orch. Stokowski - “Clair de lune,” from Suite bergamasque
Morrison - “Moondance”
Mancini - “Moon River,” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Howard - “Fly Me to the Moon”
Williams - “Adventures on Earth,” from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Conductor Gemma New helps us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. The program will be filled with popular classical favorites featured in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, the music of John Williams celebrating outer space, a piece from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and much more, including a new work composed especially for this occasion by popular film and TV composer Michael Giacchino.