Star Trek’s original Spock, Leonard Nimoy is set to host two special space-themed performances with the Boston Pops.
The “Out of This World” engagements will take place May 23 and 24 Symphony Hall in downtown Boston. According to a press release, they will be “led by guest conductor Sarah Hicks – in her Boston Pops spring season debut – features music inspired by outer space, with onstage commentary from the celebrated actor.”
Highlights are set to include Holst’s The Planets–which will be performed alongside a NASA film, the theme from Star Trek, the Also Sprach Zarathustra theme popularized in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams’s intergalactic music from Star Wars, E.T., and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
For ticket information, visit Boston Symphony Orchestra.