SETI news release - SAN JOSE SYMPHONY TO PERFORM FREE CONCERT AT FLINT CENTER


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Wed, 02 Jun 1999 11:18:59 -0400


>Resent-Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 11:17:17 -0700 (PDT) >Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 11:15:27 -0700 (PDT) >To: ames-releases@lists.arc.nasa.gov >From: John Bluck <jbluck@mail.arc.nasa.gov> >Subject: news release - SAN JOSE SYMPHONY TO PERFORM FREE CONCERT AT FLINT > CENTER >Resent-From: ames-releases@lists.arc.nasa.gov >X-Mailing-List: <ames-releases@lists.arc.nasa.gov> archive/latest/200 >X-Loop: ames-releases@lists.arc.nasa.gov >Resent-Sender: ames-releases-request@lists.arc.nasa.gov > >June 1, 1999 >Michael Mewhinney >NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA > >(Phone: 650/604-3937) >mmewhinney@mail.arc.nasa.gov > >RELEASE: 99-35AR > >SAN JOSE SYMPHONY TO PERFORM FREE CONCERT AT FLINT CENTER > >In celebration of NASA Ames Research Center's 60th anniversary, the highly >acclaimed San Jose Symphony will perform a free concert on Saturday, June >5, at 7:00 p.m. PDT in the Flint Center for Performing Arts located at >DeAnza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA. > >Providing a dramatic demonstration of the successful collaboration of the >arts and sciences, the symphony will perform "The Planets," a powerful >composition that frequently accompanies productions of astronomical forms >and phenomena. The symphony will perform "The Planets" in conjunction with >the premiere of an exciting, new NASA video that presents an artistic >interpretation of our evolving knowledge of the planets in our solar >system. The performance and video are part of a community outreach >activity by NASA and the San Jose Symphony. > > Composed by Gustav Holst between 1914 and 1916, this beautiful classical >symphony consists of seven individual sections, one for each planet except >Earth and Pluto, which was not discovered until 1930. The individual >pieces include: "Mars, The Bringer of War;" "Venus, the Bringer of Peace;" >"Mercury, the Winged Messenger;" "Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity;" >"Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age;" "Uranus, the Magician;" and "Neptune, the >Mystic." > >Dr. Seth Shostak, a well-known scientist from the SETI Institute (the >Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) in Mountain View, will serve as >master of ceremonies for the evening concert. NASA Ames Center Director >Dr. Henry McDonald and Jack Boyd, his executive assistant, will be featured >speakers and discuss highlights of the center's 60-year history. A cake >commemorating the anniversary will be cut and distributed to the guests in >attendance. Due to limited seating, (2,500 maximum capacity) guests are >advised to arrive early for the free performance. > >- end - > > To receive Ames press releases via email, send an email with the >word "subscribe" in subject line to: >ames-releases-request@lists.arc.nasa.gov >To unsubscribe, send an email to: ames-releases-request@lists.arc.nasa.gov >with "unsubscribe" in subject line. Also, the NASA Ames Public Affairs >Home Page at URL, http://ccf.arc.nasa.gov/dx includes press releases and >JPEG images in AP Leaf Desk format minus embedded captions. > > >---- >John Bluck >Information Systems Liaison (Public Affairs) >NASA Ames Office of External Affairs >(voice 650-604-5026) (fax 650-604-3953) >Mail stop 204-12, email: jbluck@mail.arc.nasa.gov >Moffett Field, CA, USA 94035-1000 >---- > > >



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