2019-08-01 – 21:20 h

The Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by David Newman will perform a special concert on Thursday, August 15th, at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (CA, USA), to celebrate of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.


The show will portray how Hollywood’s composers have been inspired by the achievements of American space travel, with a mix of music, film clips, and archival footage. Experts from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena will join the orchestra to underscore the impact of California’s scientists and engineers on our achievements in space.


With the participation of Nathan Cole (violin), Diana Newman (soprano) and Abigail Fraeman (guest speaker), the concert will have the following program:

  • Gustav HOLST – “Mars” from The Planets, Op. 32
  • Hans ZIMMER, Pharrell WILLIAMS, & Benjamin WALLFISCH : Selection from Hidden Figures
  • Penka KOUNEVA – Women Astronauts
  • Justin HURWITZ – Selection from First Man
  • Michael GIACCHINO – Advent (West Coast premiere)


  • Aaron COPLAND – Fanfare for the Common Man
  • James HORNER – Selection from Apollo 13
  • Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS – Selection from The Martian
  • Steven PRICE – Selection from Gravity
  • Gustav HOLST – “Jupiter” from The Planets, Op. 32


When: Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 20:00h

Where: Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Tickets: $ 9-128 (8-116 €) – https://www.hollywoodbowl.com/events/performances/599/2019-08-15/america-in-space

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