Symphony of Space Saturday 19 June 2021 7:30 PM at the Pilbeam Theatre The Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra takes flight to discover the depths of the universe under the baton of guest conductor, John Foster - trumpet virtuoso and Musical Director of Queensland Baroque and Australian Baroque Brass.
In a musical journey from Earth to the planets beyond, the Orchestra will present a diverse and exciting range of pieces. Classical stalwarts such as Jupiter and Mars from Gustav Holst’s The Planet Suite and Also Sprach Zarathustra of Strauss (known as the iconic music from 2001: A Space Odyssey) will stand proud alongside popular TV and movie selections including ET, Star Trek, Star Wars and Apollo 13. The Orchestra features a wealth of local talent, with 50 classical musicians appearing on stage for this epic event.
This project is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund - a partnership between the Queensland Government and Rockhampton Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland. We also thank our generous sponsors Triple M and The Capricornian.