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Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

  • -film with orchestra
  • October 26, 2019 8:00 PM
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  • where: Dell Hall directions
  • conductor: Peter Bay

Attention John Williams and Steve Spielberg fans! Your Austin Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to bring Spielberg’s 1977 masterpiece, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, to Austin. Widely considered one of the most treasured and influential science fiction films of all time, Close Encounters of the Third Kind features a groundbreaking score written by John Williams, which will now be performed live to picture! Don’t miss this amazing event on October 26th in Long Center’s Dell Hall with the voices of the Conspirare Symphonic Choir.

Come dressed as your favorite alien!

Underwriter: Christopher Cheever

Still want more? Play on some musical instruments courtesy of our friends at Strait Music. How about “tweeting” with musicians and ASO staff? Take a photo in front of our photo wall. Come experience music that is “Larger Than Life!” Feeling a little peckish? Our friends at Spectrum Catering will be offering meal options outside on the Terrace and also on the Mezzanine level.

Parking Alert Please allow plenty of time for parking due to the possibility of high pedestrian traffic during this performance. We advise checking our website for parking options. Thank you!”


All artists, dates, and repertoire is subject to change.

This movie is rated PG, for some intense sci-fi action, mild language and thematic elements.

John Williams Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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