Nicholas Buc - Conductor
Steven Spielberg’s 1977 masterpiece, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, is widely considered one of the most treasured and influential science fiction films of all time. Nominated for eight Academy Awards® including Best Original Score, Close Encounters of the Third Kind remains as engrossing and inspiring today as it was forty years ago.
Now, for the first time, audiences will be able to experience John Williams’ magnificent score performed in its entirety by the Queensland Festival Philharmonic and accompanied by the Resonance of Birralee choir, live and in sync with this extraordinary film. In a stunning collaboration between World Science Festival Brisbane, Film Concerts Live! and Columbia Pictures, this world premiere performance brings together cinema, science and music in one spectacular evening of extra-terrestrial excitement.
Live in Concert with the Queensland Festival Philharmonic and Resonance of Birralee
Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Brisbane
24th March 2018 at 7.00pm