The Chorale, often serving in a supporting role, had two further opportunities to stand out. In his “The Duel of the Fates From Star Wars: Phantom Menace,” Williams builds on a choral presentation of a text in Sanskrit, and vocalist Plumley's unannounced and soaring performance of “When You Wish Upon A Star” included a rich choral layer.
Another unexpected addition to the program was the “Cantina” music from “Star Wars”; it was played with gusto by a small group of soloists.
Before and after the show, the Civic Center Music Hall lobby was peopled with characters from “Star Trek” and “Star Wars” universes, and complimentary punch and treats gave the evening the feeling of a social gathering among the stars. The entire event was a grand musical voyage with the crew of the starship “OKC Philharmonic.”
— Anna Holloway