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Going To San Diego Comic Con This Year?? Wanna See STAR TREK (2009) - Score Performed By A Live Orchestra - With Michael Giacchino And John Cho In Attendance??




Fans of Michael Giacchino’s big, bold, propulsive, elegant scores for J.J. Abrams’ STAR TREK movies may be happy to know that a multimedia presentation of his music is currently on tour and will be continue to appear well into next year.  A press release on the matter explains more:  




Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness Films To Be Presented With Symphony Orchestras Performing Musical Scores Live to Picture

NEW YORK –  One of pop culture’s most iconic franchises is about to be seen and heard in a brand new way. CBS Consumer Products, Paramount Pictures, 21st Century Symphony Orchestra, IMG Artists and the Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency will launch Star Trek: Live in Concertfeaturing the Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness films. The events will celebrate the extraordinary collaboration between film and music as Michael Giacchino's scores are brought to life on stage with J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster films shown simultaneously in high definition on the big screen.

Debuting in Europe in May with performances in the UK and Switzerland, Star Trek: Live in Concertwill premiere in the U.S. this July in Houston and San Diego. The San Diego Symphony performance will coincide with Comic-Con International in July. The Philadelphia Orchestra also will perform Star Trek Into Darkness at the Mann Center in Philadelphia in late July. 

Star Trek: Live in Concert makes its way to Canada in March 2015 at the Sony Centre in Toronto. Performances in additional cities and countries will be announced soon.

Visit for ticket information and the latest tour schedule.


One of the show’s next stops?  San Diego Comic Con, in what is certain to be a Geektastic and wholly packed event - a presentation attended by Giacchino and actor John Cho (Abramsverse Sulu).   

This particular evening will focus on the 2009 feature film, and the accompanying San Diego Symphony will be conducted by the great David Newman (composer of the BILL & TED films, GALAXY QUEST, HEATHERS, ICE AGE, and SERENITY).   

In celebration of the greatness that is Giacchino and the glorious madness that is San Diego Comic Con, we have one (1) extremely awesome prize pack to offer to one lucky recipient.  Said prize pack is composed of four (4) admissions to the concert, one (1) soundtrack CD signed by Michael Giacchino, and one (1) movie STAR TREK (2009) movie poster. 

 How does this work?  Read carefully, and act quickly - the clock is ticking.   

** Between this very moment and midnight Pacific Time on Saturday July 19, 2014 SEND ME AN E-MAIL VIA THIS LINK.   

** In the e-mail, be sure to include the subject line GIACCHINO!!!!  (include the exclamation points).  This MUST be the subject field - otherwise your message may not be filtered correctly in my mail system, and I may not see your entry at all.   

** Include your physical address in your e-mail.  This is only to expedite the shipping of your poster and your signed CD.  We will not give your information to anyone other than the individual handling fulfillment of your items - no spam lists, mailing lists, etc.   Admission / tickets to the concert will be left for you at Will Call at the venue.  

** I will be randomly pre-selecting one (1) time of day between now and 11:59pm PST Saturday July 19 2014.  Whomever e-mails me closest to that preselected time will receive this prize pack. 

** Be sure to e-mail me from an active and frequently checked e-mail.  This event is right around the corner - we won’t have time to chase you down. 


And that’s all there is to it!  Best of luck to you.  More on this concert and upcoming STAR TREK LIVE IN CONCERT presentations can be found HERE.  

Live long…and prosper.  




Glen Oliver