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TSO Barrett Principal Education Conductor and Community Abassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser
Young People's Concert

Why Sci-Fi?

Sun, Mar 5, 2023 Roy Thomson Hall

Blast off with the Orchestra for a cosmic musical exploration of why the thrill and wonder of science fiction never cease to capture our imaginations. Featuring close encounters with works by John Williams, Horner, and Debussy.

Plus, join us for pre-concert lobby activities included in the price of your ticket. Come early to hear Taffanel’s Wind Quintet, performed by musicians from the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra.


Various/arr. Custer

"Star Trek Through the Years"

Jessie Montgomery


John Williams

Flying Theme from E.T. (The Extra-Terrestrial)

Debussy/orch. H. Mouton

Clair de lune

Horner/arr. Moss

Selections from Apollo 13

John Williams/arr. Brubaker

"Duel of the Fates" from Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace


Aliens - Suite No. 1 - Main Title & Ripley's Rescue

Jonathan Ring

Fanfare for Greta

John Williams/arr. Custer

Selections from Jurassic Park


TSO Barrett Principal Education Conductor and Community Ambassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser