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Modesto Symphony staging ‘Let’s Go to Movies’ concert

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POSTED April 25, 2013 10:23 p.m.

 

 

 

MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) led by guest conductor Lucas Waldin, will present Let’s Go To The Movies with John Williams & Walt Disney on Friday, May 31, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.

Tickets start at $15 and are available through the Gallo Center for the Arts Ticket Office at (209) 338-2100, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays noon to 6 p.m. or at www.modestosymphony.org

 

The concert features favorite film scores from the prolific composer John Williams including the theme from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Schindler’s List and Raiders March, plus various Disney scores including A Disney Adventure, Pocahontas and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl which features a special performance by the Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO) performing side-by-side with the full orchestra. 

Also on the program are Star Trek Through the Years, Ride of the Valkyries, Phantom of the Opera: Selections, Fantasia, Chicago Medley and a tribute to Hollywood in Hollywood Salute.  This is the final concert in the MSO’s 2012-13 Hilmar Cheese Company Pops Series.

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra will also be celebrating the close of the 2012-13 Season with a party before the concert “Movies, Music & Martini’s” on Friday May 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the bank building on the corner of 10th and I Street across from the Gallo Center for the Arts.  Tickets for the movie-themed party are $50 and are available from the MSO by contacting Alyssa Milano at (209) 523-4156 ext.108.  Party-goers will enjoy walking down the red carpet, mingling with movie look-a-likes including Storm Troopers and Captain Jack Sparrow, hearty hors d’ouevres, desserts, martini’s plus a selection of wines and other beverages before heading to the concert.

 

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