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Baltimore Symphony lifts off with sci-fi program featuring George Takei
Baltimore Symphony lifts off with sci-fi program featuring George Takei

You will not be the least surprised that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has a hit on its hand with "Sci-Fi Spectacular," a pops program this weekend featuring the inimitable George Takei. If you don't have tickets for the remaining performances, beam them up. If, like me, you have extremely little interest in science fiction in any guise, you'll still have a cool time. After all, some of the most colorful and ear-grabbing soundtrack music of the past 60 years or so has been for sci-fi movies and TV.  BSO principal pops conductor Jack Everly put together a great sampling for this program, which gives the players lots of opportunities to shine. Shine they did...

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