But science fiction film-makers have given us an out-of-this world playlist of amazing music soundtracks.
Space Spectacular, a show featuring many of these huge blockbuster movie and TV hits – from Star Trek to Star Wars - is coming to our region, for a special matinee performance for all the family at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, on Sunday, June 19, 2022, 3pm
BUY TICKETS: Space Spectacular will play Nottingham Royal Concert Hall on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at 3pm – for tickets visit trch.co.uk
Promoters Raymond Gubbay Ltd have a reputation for producing classical concerts that boldly go where none have gone before.
This show does just that, combining popular outer space classics with a laser light show and pyrotechnics.
Performed by the London Concert Orchestra and conducted by Anthony Inglis, this is a thrilling concert of favourite music from deep space and beyond in a galaxy of sight and sound.
It features a spectacular Star Wars finale and includes other classic work by one of film’s greatest composers, John Williams – who gave us memorable themes for Superman, Close Encounters and ET.
The music from Apollo 13, Star Trek, Thunderbirds and Christopher Nolan’s 2014 epic science fiction film Interstellar, is also on the bill.
As well as music from film and TV, there will be extracts from Holst’s The Planets, including movements Mars and Jupiter.
Strauss’ is featured with Also sprach Zarathustra – the unforgettable music which begins Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.