Narrating the Boston Pops: "Out of this world"
Other Appearances

altalt2014 May 23 / 24

 

 

      In the dressig room for rehearsals:

 

Guest conductor Sarah Hicks, Principal Pops Conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, made her Boston Pops debut leading an "out of this world" program featuring music inspired by outer space, hosted by the legendary original Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy. 

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(Thanks to Grace for sharing the link for these pictures)

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The music included Holst's The Planets (performed alongside a film by astronomer Jose Francisco Salgado, PhD, featuring NASA visuals), the theme from Star Trek, the classical works (Also Sprach Zarathustra and Blue Danube Waltz) popularized in 2001:A Space Odyssey, and John Williams's intergalactic music from Star WarsE.T., and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

 
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