Theme From 2001 Expands Across Galaxy of More Unexpected Film

Carl Sagan might say that Richard Strauss’s heavenly Also sprach Zarathustra shows up in billions and billions of movies. Though most earthlings associate the bombastic piece with Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, it has crash-landed in some unexpected titles such asZoolanderLand of the LostWall-ECharlie and the Chocolate Factory,Jackass Number TwoHarold and Kumar Go to White CastleMagnolia andCasino. On July 11 conductor Robert Moody and the CSO prove pop culture and the classics are more intertwined than we think with the program “Classics Go the Movies,” which features timeless favorites made familiar through their use on film soundtracks.