Galaxy’s Greatest Hits: Melbourne Symphony on USA Tour
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This one-night performance of “The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11’s moon landing in 1969 has guests experiencing another world. 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 serves as a backdrop for the orchestra’s performance, while the hall is transformed with atmospheric lighting.  Special guest stars 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.