series: Quest: Beyond The Stars
air date: 5/29/13 1:55 AM
This production is made in collaboration with NASA and the British Museum of Science, London. The special features images from the Hubble telescope and other archival sources from NASA. These stunning images are used as a backdrop to classical pieces and songs inspired by the cosmos. The music is performed by Quest, an instrumental orchestra ensemble from Europe and features special guests Isobel Cooper (platinum-selling British Classical Cross-Over vocalist) and Scandinavian violinist, European recording artist Charlie Siem. Songs and pieces performed in the special include: "Fly Me to the Moon," "Rocket Man," "Space Oddity," the theme from "2001 Space Odyssey," Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and other original soundtrack material. This is a production/presentation of International Media and IMAT Silver Apples in association with Palmer Productions, a holographic recording and projection company which is producing a national tour in the late winter of 2012 which will feature live artists, holographic guest stars and the stunning imagery from NASA, projected on stage screens.
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