July 20, 7PM

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with your Gulf Coast Symphony. Enjoy clips of the historic landing that displayed man’s ingenuity and resolve. We are honored to have Joel Banow join us as Master of Ceremonies. Banow directed the CBS television broadcast of the Lunar landing on July 20, 1969. The program will feature music that celebrates space in cinema, including 2001: A Space Odyssey (Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30), Star Trek, Apollo 13, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., and Holst’s The Planets.

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