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“The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits” Presented by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
October 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This one-night performance of “The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11’s moon landing in 1969 will invite guests into another world as the symphony performs favorite space classics from Star Wars, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Gustav Holst’s The Planets, Star Trek, Apollo 13 and 2001: A Space Odyssey. A screen showing video and HD images of space will serve as a backdrop for the orchestra’s performance, while the hall is transformed with atmospheric lighting.
Special guest stars will all make stage appearances to take part in the MSO’s moon landing celebration including Star Trek cast member George Takei, former astronaut Charlie Duke, jazz singer and songwriter Kurt Elling and artist and musician James Morrison.