Music of Flight and Fantasy

Music of Flight and Fantasy

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Music of Flight and Fantasy

Music of Flight and Fantasy

Sat, Jun 17, 2017, 2:30pm
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • Heinz Hall

Everyone is invited to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Guest Conductor Lawrence Loh for a musical celebration of flight and fantasy featuring the music of John Williams. Join us in Heinz Hall for a family-friendly concert in a welcoming, inclusive and relaxed environment designed especially for patrons of all ages, and especially those individuals with autism spectrum disorders, sensory sensitivities and other different abilities.

1:15 pm Pre-Concert Activities
2:30 pm Concert

Pre-Visit Materials

Visiting Heinz Hall
The Concert Experience
Instruments of the Orchestra
Crowd Release
Fact Sheet
Tip Sheet

Listen to the Music on the Program


Lawrence Loh, Conductor
Katy Shackleton Williams, soprano
Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp
James W. Rodgers, contrabassoon
DaMond Garner, dancer
Madeline Kelso, dancer
Stacy Innerst, artist


John Williams: "Flight to Neverland" from Hook
Bricusse, Leslie & Newley, Anthony (William Ross): "Pure Imagination" from "Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory"
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: "Flight of the Bumblebee" from The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Maurice Ravel: Suite from Ma Mère l'Oye [Mother Goose]
   V. The Enchanted Garden
John Williams: Suite from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
   Harry's Wondrous World
John Williams: "Fluffy and Harp" from Harry Potter
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake, Opus 20a
   I. Scène Dancers
John Williams: "Flying Theme" from E. T. (The Extra-Terrestrial)
Harold Arlen (Rothrock & Holcombe): Over the Rainbow
John Williams: Suite from Star Wars
    Main Title


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