Win Two Tickets to ‘Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton’ Concert

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Comic-Con is this week. If you haven’t started planning your evening festivities, you’re missing out on half the fun. And we wanted to remind our readers of three great events which are happening all weekend long, right in the Convention Center’s backyard

The San Diego Symphony has scheduled three must-do events during SDCC as part of its 2014 Summer Pops Comic-Con Weekend Concert series. Here they are below, with dates and times for each:

Video Games LiveVGL SD Symphony SDCC
Date/Time: Thursday, July 24, 8pm
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park South
Ticket Price: $25-90
Tickets & Info. Link: http://www.sandiegosymphony.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=4248

Jack Wall, conductor
Special Guests: SACRA/PROFANA, chorus

Description: After a five year absence from Summer Pops, Video Games Live returns: popular game music themes given the full symphonic treatment just in time for Comic-Con. This visual and action-packed sensory extravaganza combines memorable video game music with synchronized lighting and even some real on-stage game-playing!

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim BurtonDanny Elfman Tim Burton SD Symphony SDCC
Date/Time: Friday, July 25, 8pm
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park South
Ticket Price: $25-90
Tickets & Info. Link: http://www.sandiegosymphony.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=4250

John Mauceri, conductor
Special Guests: SACRA/PROFANA, chorus

Description: Danny Elfman and Tim Burton represent one of the most successful composer/director collaborations in Hollywood history. This brand new orchestra event features Danny Elfman’s famous film scores brought to life on stage by orchestra, and enhanced by visuals on the big screen of Tim Burton’s original film sketches, drawings and story boards. Highlights include Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Big Fish, Corpse Bride and more! Concert will be conducted by John Mauceri, founding director of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. (Note: Neither Mr. Elfman nor Mr. Burton will be appearing.)

Star Trek (2009): The MovieStar Trek Live SD Symphony SDCC
Date/Time: Saturday, July 26, 8pm
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park South
Ticket Price: $25-90
Tickets & Info. Link: http://www.sandiegosymphony.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=4252

David Newman, conductor
Special Guests: SACRA/PROFANA, chorus

Description: Space is still the final frontier, and Star Trek finally gets the Summer Pops treatment! If you’re shut out of Comic-Con on Saturday night, or just love Star Trek, come down to the Embarcadero for a wide screen showing of the highly successful J. J. Abrams 2009 Star Trek film reboot featuring the San Diego Symphony performing the soundtrack LIVE, conducted by David Newman (composer of Joss Whedon’s cult hit Serenity.) Special appearance by composer Michael Giacchino!

Special Pre-Screening “Meet and Greet” in the Summer Pops VIP Area with Star Trek (2009) soundtrack composer Michael Giacchino AND John “Sulu” Cho are available HERE for $75! Admissions are limited!

The Symphony has been gracious enough to provide us a pair of tickets to give away to a lucky reader for Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, which takes place on Friday, July 25, 8pm. Because Comic-Con is almost here, this will be a quick one – entries will close on Wednesday July 23 at midnight PT. We’ll select the winner on Thursday for the Friday concert. Just follow the simple instructions on the Rafflecopter widget below.

Thanks to the good folks at the San Diego Symphony. Good luck!

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