Holst’s ‘The Planets’ with NASA footage coming to Royal Albert Hall

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The world-famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Holst’s The Planets suite in London next year, backed by NASA images and films projected onto a 24-foot screen.

The multimedia event will feature the latest high-definition photos and moving images from NASA, using material sent back by The Voyager, Mars Rover and other space missions.

The Planets comes to the Royal Albert Hall in London at 7:30pm on Friday 24 June 2016.

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The event will be preceded by pieces of classical music including Strauss’ ‘Also Sprach Zarathustra’, as featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Adams’ ‘Short Ride in a Fast Machine’.