As we already wrote a few months ago (read more), tomorrow starts the 5th edition of the Starmus Festival – International Festival of Astronomy, Science & Music, which will be held in Zürich (Switzerland) from 24-29 June 2019, and will start in a very special way: with a spectacular opening concert entitled ‘Once upon a time on the Moon’ to be celebrated at the Samsung Hall (Dübendorf, Switzerland) at 20h.
This concert will have Oscar-winner Hans Zimmer, Queen cult guitarist & composer Brian May, and Yes star Rick Wakeman, together with the 21st Century Orchestra & Choir, to pay musical tribute to the unique connection between space, science, and music, in the presence of several Apollo program astronauts.
The program will include: Hans Zimmer’s film scores for ‘Inception’ and ‘Interstellar’ combined with unique visuals to ensure a Galactic experience, David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ performed by Rick Wakeman and astronaut Chris Hadfield, and a fantastic all-star finale with Queen hits performed by Brian May.
This special evening will conclude with the announcement of the winners of the Stephen Hawking Medal, which was personally inaugurated by Hawking in 2016 to honor those who are particularly committed to promoting public awareness of science.
Special front row concert tickets are now available at the festival official website at the price of 350 € (initially only whole 6-day festival tickets were available).
Other tickets for this concert, priced from 90 to 350 CHF (81-312 €), are now available on Ticketcorner (buy tickets)