'Beethoven Meets Graffiti' At The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Jen Picard Friday, June 1, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Alejandro Sabre / Courtesy A new piece commissioned by the Modesto Symphony Orchestra and inspired by George Lucas' film "American Graffiti" will debut this weekend. Composed by pianist Alejandro Sabre, "Graffiti Jive" is a seven-minute symphonic work. It will be performed by the Modesto Symphony in a concert celebrating maestro David Lockington's 10th anniversary as conductor. Sabre returns to Insight to talk about the inspiration behind this new piece.