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14 October 2019 at 7.30pm
Symphony Center, Chicago

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Featuring special guests

Melbourne’s Benjamin Northey conducting
Mr Sulu from Star Trek, George Takei presenting
Apollo Astronaut, Charlie Duke – the tenth and youngest person to walk on the Moon
Jazz greats Kurt Elling and James Morrison

Anthony Pratt and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra present The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits! This one night only special event, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, will feature your favorite space classics accompanied by video highlights from across the universe on the big screen. Enjoy popular works from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, E.T., Star Wars, plus Mars from Holst The Planets and more.

This performance, presented by Anthony Pratt and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, is part of the MSO’s 2019 USA Tour, celebrating more than a century of mateship between Australia and the United States. The tour will bring Melbourne’s finest musicians to Chicago, Washington D.C., Worcester (MA) and New York.

The MSO’s US Tour is proudly supported by the Pratt Foundation, Emirates, Northern Trust, Australian Embassy Washington D.C., Australia Council for the Arts, the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, Harold Mitchell AC, the Ullmer Family Foundation, Ken Ong OAM and Glenn Sedgwick.

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