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November 8, 20198:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC-5

Florida Orchestra & Master Chorale of Tampa Bay

Ferguson Hall, Straz Center, Tampa, FL, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

Eric Whitacre conducts the Florida Orchestra and the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay for an evening culminating in a performance of Deep Field, accompanied by a projection of Deep Field: the Impossible Magnitude of our Universe.

November 9, 20198:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC-5

Florida Orchestra & Master Chorale of Tampa Bay

Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg, FL, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

Eric Whitacre conducts the Florida Orchestra and the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay for an evening culminating in a performance of Deep Field, accompanied by a projection of Deep Field: the Impossible Magnitude of our Universe.

November 10, 20197:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-5

Florida Orchestra & Master Chorale of Tampa Bay

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

Eric Whitacre conducts the Florida Orchestra and the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay for an evening culminating in a performance of Deep Field, accompanied by a projection of Deep Field: the Impossible Magnitude of our Universe.

February 21, 20207:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-5

New World Symphony

New World Center, Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Live Performance

As part of “Music of the Spheres: A Space Concert”, Eric will conduct Deep Field with the New World Symphony. Conductor Edwin Outwater will conduct the rest of the space-themed program including Holst’s The Planets and Debussy’s Claire de lune. Ticketholders are invited to a post-concert discussion with NASA astronomers following the concert.

February 22, 20207:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-5

New World Symphony

New World Center, Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Live Performance

As part of “Music of the Spheres: A Space Concert”, Eric will conduct Deep Field with the New World Symphony. Conductor Edwin Outwater will conduct the rest of the space-themed program including Holst’s The Planets and Debussy’s Claire de lune. Ticketholders are invited to a post-concert discussion with NASA astronomers following the concert.

April 25, 20208:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC-5

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra & University of Central Florida University Chorus

Bob Carr Theater, Orlando, FL, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

On the 30th anniversary of the deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope from the cargo bay of space shuttle Discovery, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra close their 2019/2020 season with this special concert including Deep Field accompanied by “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe”. Conducted by Eric Jacobsen, the program also includes Mazzoli’s River Rouge Transfiguration and Tchaikovsky’s triumphant Symphony No. 5.

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September 13, 20197:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC+1

Bergen Philharmonic

Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

As part of their SPACE concerts, conductor Markus Stenz will lead the Bergen Philharmonic in a performance of Deep Field alongside Mahler’s iconic Symphony No. 4 and a TED Talk from scientists from the University of Bergen.

September 12, 20197:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC+1

Bergen Philharmonic

Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

As part of their SPACE concerts, conductor Markus Stenz will lead the Bergen Philharmonic in a performance of Deep Field alongside Mahler’s iconic Symphony No. 4 and a TED Talk from scientists from the University of Bergen.

June 7, 20197:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-8

All About Space – Griffith Observatory

Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater, 2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, California, United States

Screening

Eric Whitacre will present Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe as part of the Griffith Observatory’s regular All About Space program. The event is free and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 1, 20197:30 PM – 7:30 PM UTC-5

World Science Festival

Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1), Brooklyn, New York, United States

Live PerformanceScreening

The first-ever outdoor screening of Deep Field will take place at the World Science Festival in New York on June 1, 2019. In the stunning surrounds of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Eric will introduce the film which will be accompanied by live singers from the LaGuardia High School Senior Chorus. The audience will then have the opportunity to put forward questions to Eric and leading astrophysicists following the screening. Tickets are free but it is strongly recommended to RSVP in advance.

May 18, 20196:30 PM – 8:30 PM UTC-5

Vibrations – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, New York, United States

Screening

Fifty years after the moon landing, renowned speaker and Grammy-winning composer Eric Whitacre presents Deep Field, a powerful new piece of music inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope, the world’s most famous space observatory, and its greatest discovery, the iconic Deep Field image. The new film illuminates the score by combining Hubble’s stunning imagery with bespoke animations to create an immersive, unforgettable journey from planet Earth to the furthest edges of our universe.

Whitacre will be joined in discussion by NASA’s Dr. Michelle Thaller and the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Dr. Frank Summers. Following the film screening and discussion, Whitacre and panelists will host a meet and greet and CD signing.

The New York premiere of Deep Field will take place on the same weekend as Bethel Woods’ Lunar Weekend, where there will be immersive family-friendly activities, from a star-gazing sleepover, to rocket launching and an inflatable planetarium.

March 31, 20193:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC-5

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra & US Naval Academy Glee Club

The Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, Maryland, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Dr. Aaron Smith will perform Deep Field accompanied by “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” as part of their Cosmic Depth concert.

March 30, 20198:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC-5

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra & US Naval Academy Glee Club

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, Maryland, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Dr. Aaron Smith will perform Deep Field accompanied by “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” as part of their Cosmic Depth concert.

March 29, 20198:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC-5

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra & US Naval Academy Glee Club

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, Maryland, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Dr. Aaron Smith will perform Deep Field accompanied by “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” as part of their Cosmic Depth concert.

March 5, 20198:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC-5

YouTube Live Stream: An Astrovizicist’s Guide to the Film ‘Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe’

Screening

For the Deep Field film, the Space Telescope Science Institute provided 11 sequences that not only depict the awesome beauty of the universe, but also express the three-dimensional nature of celestial objects. Dr. Summers, who served as the visualization lead on the project, will provide a behind-the-scenes view of the science and art in this unique cinematic and symphonic experience. Recorded live on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

 

February 22, 20198:15 PM – 10:15 PM UTC+1

Brussels Philharmonic

Sint-Elisabethkerk, Kortrijk, Belgium

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

Eric Whitacre conducts the Brussels Philharmonic in a performance at Sint-Elisabethkerk, Kortrijk with Vlaams Radio Koor, Kalliope and Koriolis choirs.

February 21, 20198:15 PM – 10:15 PM UTC+1

Brussels Philharmonic

Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

Eric Whitacre conducts the Brussels Philharmonic in a performance at Flagey including the European Premiere of Deep Field with live musicians and film.

February 20, 20197:30 PM – 9:00 PM UTC-5

The John N. Bahcall Lecture at the Smithsonian – POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER

Smithsonian National Air and Space, SW Washington, DC, United States

Screening

“Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” will be screened before the annual John N. Bahcall lecture at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. 2019’s lecture will be presented by Dr. Natalie Batalha – the former project scientist for NASA’s Kepler mission – and is titled: “Lava Worlds to Living Worlds: How a NASA Mission Sparked the Search for Life Beyond the Solar System”. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.

This event has been postponed due to severe weather. Please check back for further announcements.

January 26, 20199:30 AM – 11:00 AM UTC-8

The Grand Rally for Music Education at The 2019 NAMM Show

Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim, California, United States

Screening

“Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” will be shown as part of The Grand Rally for Music Education at The 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA on January 26, 2019.

January 7, 20198:00 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-8

American Astronomical Society 233rd Meeting

Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington, United States

Screening

The West Coast premiere of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of Our Universe” will feature as part of the 233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. The roughly 90 minute program will be free and open to the public.

 

December 2, 20183:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC-5

Charlotte Symphony & Charlotte Symphony Chorus

Belk Theater, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

The Charlotte Symphony and Charlotte Symphony Chorus under the baton of Maestro Christopher Warren-Green present the world premiere performances of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” with live symphony orchestra & chorus.

December 1, 20187:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-5

Charlotte Symphony & Charlotte Symphony Chorus

Belk Theater, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

The Charlotte Symphony and Charlotte Symphony Chorus under the baton of Maestro Christopher Warren-Green present the world premiere performances of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” with live symphony orchestra & chorus.

November 30, 20187:30 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-5

Charlotte Symphony & Charlotte Symphony Chorus

Belk Theater, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

With Live Orchestra & Chorus

The Charlotte Symphony and Charlotte Symphony Chorus under the baton of Maestro Christopher Warren-Green present the world premiere performances of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” with live symphony orchestra & chorus.

November 17, 20189:00 AM – 6:00 PM UTC-5

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Merritt Island, Florida, United States

Screening

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is hosting two screenings of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” presented by Eric Whitacre on November 17, 2018. The screenings take place at 1pm and 4pm.

The screenings are free to anyone with a valid ticket to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex however there are a small number of seats that can be reserved in advance at shop.ericwhitacre.com.

November 16, 20187:00 PM – 9:30 PM UTC-5

VIP Premiere Screening

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Merritt Island, Florida, United States

Screening

Join Eric, filmmakers from the Space Telescope Science Institute and 59 Productions, astronauts, scientists and members of the extraordinary community that is the Virtual Choir for the first-ever screening of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe”.

Situated in the IMAX Theater at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Eric will welcome guests, present the genesis of his piece, the making-of the film, the role and history of the Virtual Choir, prefacing the premiere screening of this extraordinary new film that features Virtual Choir 5 and never-seen-before imagery from space. After the film, Eric will interview astronaut & former NASA Associate Administrator, Dr. John Grunsfeld followed by a Q&A.