Close Encounters of the Third Kind | ASO | Long Center

Austin Symphony Orchestra

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

October 26, 2019 | Dell Hall


About the show

Austin Symphony Orchestra presents Close Encounters of the Third Kind, film screening with orchestra, Saturday, October 26 in Dell Hall.

Your Austin Symphony is thrilled to bring Steven Spielberg’s 1977 masterpiece, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, to Austin. Widely considered one of the most treasured and influential science fiction films of all time, Close Encounters of the Third Kind features a groundbreaking score written by John Williams, which will now be performed live to picture! Don’t miss this amazing event on October 26th in Long Center’s Dell Hall.

Come dressed as your favorite alien!

UNDERWRITER Christopher Cheever

Still want more? How about “tweeting” with our musicians and ASO staff? Take a photo in front of our photo wall. Come experience music that is “Larger Than Life!” Feeling a little peckish? Our friends at Spectrum Catering will be offering meal options outside on the Terrace and also on the Mezzanine level.


About Austin Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1911, the Austin Symphony Orchestra is Austin’s oldest performing arts group. The ASO offers a complete season of musical and educational programming, including the Masterworks concert series. Programming for the entire family includes the Halloween Children’s Concert, and the Christmas in the Community, as well as the popular James C. Armstrong Youth Educations Programs, which include Children’s Day Art Park, Young People’s Concerts, High School Concert Tour and a variety of other school programs.

Questions? Call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664), TTY (800) 735-2989.