Space and Beyond

Great Escapes
January 22, 2020Wednesday | 5:30 pm | Holley Hall
January 23, 2020Thursday | 7:30 pm | Holley Hall
January 24, 2020Friday | 5:30 pm | Holley Hall
January 25, 2020Saturday | 8:00 pm | Holley Hall
January 26, 2020Sunday | 2:30 pm | Holley Hall

Tickets from $42 | Holley Hall Seat Layout


Thursday and Saturday full programs include more selections

R. STRAUSS/RICKETTS    Introduction from Also Sprach Zarathustra

J. STRAUSS JR.    The Blue Danube Waltzes, Op. 314

Arr. CUSTER    Star Trek Main Theme

BOYER    Apollo from Three Olympians

HORNER/MOSS    Music from Apollo 13

HOWARD/LANE    Fly Me to the Moon

MILLS/CUSTER    Moonglow

Bharat Chandra, clarinet

WILLIAMS    Selections from Star Wars

Fly Me to the Moon captures the spirit of the repertoire in this program of celestial-inspired selections. Enjoy classical works featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey and popular scores from Star Wars, Star Trek and Apollo 13. Other favorites include When You Wish Upon a Star, Moonglow and excerpts from Mozart's Jupiter Symphony.

About the Series

Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are shorter programs, about one hour, and without intermission

Great Escapes series blend Pops music with light classics and feature different conductors in casual, themed concerts of popular favorites.

The six concert series include Pops and light classics with commentary by the conductor.


71st Season Title Sponsors

Charles O. Wood, III and Miriam M. Wood Foundation

The Charles O. Wood, III and Miriam M. Wood Foundation expresses appreciation to the Sarasota Orchestra for its enriching contribution to the cultural life of Sarasota and its neighboring communities.

Wednesday Individual Sponsors

Herman and Sharon Frankel

Thursday Individual Sponsors

Bette and Arn Hoffman

Thursday Tribute Sponsor

Anne Virag in memory of Nate Benderson

Friday Individual Sponsors

Carolynne C. Smith

Foundation Sponsor of Enchanted Evening
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Individual Sponsor of Enchanted Evening
Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation
Wednesday Corporate Sponsor

Archbold Law Firm

Saturday Corporate Sponsor

Professional Benefits Incorporated

Media Sponsor