NSO Pops Celebrates Apollo 11 50th Anniversary July 20

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin lands on the moon
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin lands on the moon

In collaboration with NASA, the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO)  celebrates 50 years since the 1969 moon landing with a momentous concert event hosted by Meredith Vieira and Adam Savage at The Kennedy Center. 


On Saturday, July 20, 2019 starting at 9:00 pm, One Small Step, One Giant Leap with Emil de Cou conducting this special program with performances and appearances by Pharrell Williams, LeVar Burton, Natasha Bedingfield, Mark Armstrong, and more. 

The evening also includes stunning new visuals from NASA, a never-before-seen video of David Bowie performing “Space Oddity” live on his 50th birthday, and a new NSO-commission by Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Star Wars: Rogue OneUp)—played to the minute Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon.


Purchase tickets here.