2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey. Photo: Warner Bros.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Screening with live music

Part of Birmingham International Concert Season 2012/13 and Entertaining Erdington

Friday 14 June 2013

Symphony Hall

This event is archived

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2001: A Space Odyssey is one of the greatest science fiction films of all time, celebrated for its special effects and use of music. The film brought worldwide fame to Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra, accompanying a primeval sunrise, and the unnerving music of Ligeti. It also created one of cinema’s most memorable images: a spaceship floating serenely through space to the strains of the Blue Danube waltz. This is a unique chance to experience it with the thrill of full orchestra, organ and chorus, all live for those unforgettable moments.

Classic FM’s Anne-Marie Minhall, says of tonight’s concert:

A project like this shows exactly why the Philharmonia Orchestra is one of our great musical institutions. It prides itself on pioneering new and diverse ways of sharing music. Don’t miss!

Ex Cathedra is a Town Hall Associate Artist.

Benjamin Wallfisch conductor
Ex Cathedra choir

2001: A Space Odyssey (film screening, Certificate U)  

Live presentation in association with Warner Bros., Southbank Centre and the British Film Institute.

Concert lasts approximately 2 hours 45 minutes including a 20 minute interval.

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£9.50, £15, £20, £25, £30 plus transaction fee*
60plus £9.50, £14.50, £19, £24, £28.50 plus transaction fee*

Choir, Chorus Boxes and Stalls front four rows not available. Reduced availability in the Terraces, Upper Circle Ledges, Grand Tier Ledges and Platform Boxes.

Please note this is not available as part of a Concert Season package but can be booked in addition to a package. Discounts and other package benefits are not available.

Symphony Hall

  • 32 Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Part of Birmingham International Concert Season 2012/13

We are thrilled to bring a glittering array of classical stars from around the globe to Birmingham to grace the stages of Town Hall and Symphony Hall this season. In 2012/13 you can enjoy inspirational performances by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra with maestro Riccardo Chailly, the Budapest...

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