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A Space Odyssey

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Venue: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Tickets start at $25.00

Overview

Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor
Juho Pohjonen, piano
Pacific Symphony

DAUGHERTY: World Premiere
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23
STRAUSS: Also Sprach Zarathustra

Famous as part of the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey, Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra elicits wonder about our vast universe. Former Composer-in- Residence Michael Daugherty offers a suitable prelude — a new work celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Mozart’s cheerful Piano Concerto No. 23, with Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen, is the sublime centerpiece.

Preview Talk with Alan Chapman at 7 p.m.

Program Info