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Space Coast Symphony Orchestra Presents Faster, Higher, Stronger: The Music of the Olympics


The powerful program features music written for or about the Olympics, many in the fanfare style familiar from the opening ceremonies. Other Olympic selections capture the spirit of competition and the drama of sport. Taken together, the concert provides a soundtrack for the Olympic phenomenon. Indeed, the multi-media experience will include archival and news footage, original film and photo choreography. Composer John Williams is well-represented on the program, with five individual pieces, including his Olympic Fanfare and Theme, Summon the Heroes, A Prayer for Peace from Munich, The Olympic Spirit and Call of the Champions. Works by Vangelis, Samuel Barber, Howard Shore, Josef Suk, Leo Arnaud and Dmitri Shostakovich complete the concert offerings.

The concert is free for those aged 18 and under or with a student ID. $20 advance tickets for adults are available through the orchestra website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or at several convenient ticket outlets. For more information, call toll free to 855-252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org.

Aug 13, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Scott Center for Performing Arts
5625 Holy Trinity Drive Melbourne, FL 32940

Aug 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
Vero Beach High School PAC
1707 16th Street Vero Beach, FL 32960

A transplant from Athens, Georgia, Robb manages WFIT's website and social media accounts and is the host of Left Of The Dial.