Epic Star Wars vs. Beatles Symphony with Awesöme Orchestra | UC Berkeley
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Hertz Hall (UC Berkeley) | College Ave. and Bancroft St., Berkeley, CA
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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Awesöme Orchestra | Epic Free Classical Concerts
Join Palette-Swap Ninja and Awesöme Orchestra on October 20th for the highly anticipated, world premiere live performance of Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans.
Epic Star Wars vs. Beatles Symphony with Awesöme Orchestra
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 7 pm
Hertz Hall, College Ave & Bancroft St, Berkeley, CA
FREE but donations encouraged – Get reserved seats with a $20 donation
- 7 – 8:30 pm: Performance of John Williams, brief intermission, followed by Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans, as well as “Leia Organa” and “Hey Jude” encores
Now, perhaps you’re wondering “What on earth is ‘Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans’? Don’t worry. We got you covered.
Palette-Swap Ninja merged both ‘Star Wars’ and The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ into one full-length concept album titled Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans.
It’s the entire Beatles album as accurately as they could record it, only now it tells the story of Star Wars: A New Hope — in order. They sweat the details on both sides in an effort to do both cultural milestones justice. Writing hyper-specific lyrics that match the original songs’ cadences; reverse-engineering everything the Beatles recorded, from distorted saxophone riffs to Indian tabla rhythms; recording everything from scratch and learning as they went.