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Star Trek's 50th Anniversary-The Ultimate Voyage Symphony

Updated on September 3, 2016
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Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary

This year is the 50th Anniversary of "Star Trek" which was created Gene Roddenberry. The pilot to the TV show was aired 1966 and the first book was written in 1968. Over the next five decades there have been 6 TV shows; 'The Original series,' 'The Animated series,' 'The Next Generation,' 'Deep Space Nine,' 'Voyager,' 'Enterprise, and 14 movies.

Characters of Star Trek

I grew up watching the original series; with Captain Pike, James T. Kirk, McCoy, Scotty, Uhura, Sulu and Chekov. I graduated happily to the family of The Next Generation; Jean-Luc Picard, Riker, Troi, Data, Gordi, Worf and Beverly Crusher. I welcomed Deep Space Nine and The Voyager, but was out of the country and unable to get them via TV. I was back stateside when Enterprise came on the scene and loved the characters; Jonathan Archer, T’Pol, Charles Tucker and Malcolm.

I have a favorite character on each series; Spock-Leonard Nimoy in The original series, Data-Brent Spiner in The Next Generation, Odo-Rene’ Auberjonois on Deep Space Nine, Seven of Nine-Jeri Ryan on Voyager, Jonathan Archer- Scott Bakula on Enterprise and Checov-Anton Yelchin on the new Star Trek and Star Trek into the Darkness movies

Star Trek and Star Trek into the Darkness

I was excited when the Star Trek movie arrived with the new characters in 2013. The things that were disappointing to me in the new Star Trek and Star Trek into the Darkness was the changing of the story of Christopher Pike’s death was concerned. In the original series his ending was more romantic and happier. I also wish that the romance would have been between Uhura and Montgomery Scott rather than Spock and Uhura. It would have lead better into the original theme. Overall, the new movies are a good way to introduce the next generation to Star Trek.

Star Trek- The Ultimate Voyage stage
Star Trek- The Ultimate Voyage stage | Source

Launching of Star Trek-The Ultimate Voyage

Sunday January 17, 2016 I attended the Star Trek Symphony launching of the Star Trek-The Ultimate Voyage tour in honor of Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary. The 40 to 90 instrument orchestra lead by Justin Freer, a video produced by Brady Beaubien of CineConcerts, shown on a 40 ft. screen and the stage decorated as the bridge of the Enterprise launched the tour in style. The video featured many pivotal scenes from the Star Trek TV series and many movies. It was a wonderful evening of entertainment and awesome music.

Sun Sentinel, Monday January 11, 2016
Sun Sentinel, Monday January 11, 2016 | Source

The Music - "Star Trek-The Ultimate Voyage"

The music was composed by Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner and Leonard Rosenman. The tour began with the overture of the “Main Title” from Star Trek, The Motion Picture. Some of the featured were the “Main Titles” from ‘Star Trek Generations,’ ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,’ ‘Star Trek: Voyager Home’ and ‘Star Trek: The Original Series.’ They also included Kirk’s philosophy from ‘Star Trek: The Original series, ‘I Can Live With It’ from ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – David Bell,’ and ‘Archer’s Speech ‘Star Trek: Enterprise” and so much more.

Honoring "Star Trek's" 50th Anniversary

As I watched the video at the symphony I realized there are many shows that I missed, especially in the Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise series. The television stations show reruns of The Next Generation and sometimes shows from the Original series in Marathons. I would love to see reruns of the ‘Deep Space Nine,’ ‘Voyager’ and Enterprise honoring Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary throughout this year 2016.

Symphony "Star Trek's-The Ultimate Voyage"

Whether you consider yourself a Star Trek Enthusiast, a, as Gene Roddenberry named them “Trekkie,” or just a music lover you would enjoy this symphony.

Celebrate in “Star Trek’s” 50th Anniversary by joining in Star Trek-The Ultimate Voyage Symphony at a location near you.

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