Pops at The Paramount – Symphonic Sci-Fi Spectacular

Saturday June 10 at 7:30pm

The Paramount Theater

Benjamin Rous, Conductor

About the Program

Travel to new worlds, distant galaxies, and back to the future with music from your favorite sci-fi films and television shows including AvatarClose Encounters of the Third KindThe ExpanseStar Trek (1979 and 2009), The X-Files, and more! The Charlottesville Symphony, conducted by Music Director Benjamin Rous, performs highlights from iconic soundtracks that have made science fiction come alive.

Audience members are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite science fiction characters!

Performance Duration: Approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.
Please Note: Performance will not feature film clips.




The 2022-23 season is made possible in part by a major gift from



All tickets for Symphonic Sci-Fi Spectacular are sold through The Paramount Theater Box Office. You can purchase your tickets in the following ways:


The Paramount Theater is located on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall at 215 East Main Street. For information about parking for The Paramount, click here. To see The Paramount on Google Maps, click here.

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