BRINGING THE MAGIC OF
S. T. E. A. M
WELCOME TO CHOPIN' IN SPACE
"The movie will open your heart on emotions of astronauts watching our beautiful Earth from the orbit. You will understand why the view of our planet from space is a life changing experience which leaves you with a feeling of harmony and inner peace. Explore your inner space and share the beauty with others."
WHAT IS CHOPIN' IN SPACE ?
LET'S START FROM THE BEGINNING
Frédéric Chopin was a Polish French Composer and pianist who lived from March 1, 1810 to October 17th, 1849 near Warsaw, Poland. From the Romantic period, he was best known for his solo pieces for piano. Chopin ranks as one of music’s greatest tone poets by reason of his superfine imagination and fastidious craftsmanship.
Chopin ranks as one of music’s greatest tone poets by reason of his superfine imagination and fastidious craftsmanship. "Chopin visited Vienna and made his performance debut there in 1829. A second concert confirmed his success, and on his return home he prepared himself for further achievements abroad by writing his Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor (1829) and his Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor (1830), as well as other works for piano and orchestra designed to exploit his brilliantly original piano style. His first études were also written at this time (1829–32) to enable him and others to master the technical difficulties in his new style of piano playing.” Check out his music here!
Space, a continuous area or expanse of free space, unoccupied and full of infinite possibilities. Currently orbiting space is the International Space Station, home to six Astronauts. Back in 2018 Col. George D. Zamka had an idea “to fly something to space for Poland”. Col. George D. Zamka shares "My friend, Adam Ustynowicz, suggested that I fly some music from Chopin, since his 200 year anniversary would occur during my flight. I was doubtful. I was offering a gift, however, and trusted that the music would be a way to celebrate the friendship and heritage between two great countries, the United States and Poland. After I returned the music, Adam began to put video of our mission together with the various Chopin pieces. I saw and heard, as I think you will see, that the emotions that gave life to our mission are the same that people have sensed forever; they are the emotions that Chopin related with his music. Excitement, friendship, separation, and wonder came and went in flashes throughout our time in space."
BRINGING TO YOU,
CHOPIN' IN SPACE
A movie following Col. George D. Zamka’s mission, sharing breathtaking footage as he views Earth from space, set to Chopin’s iconic music and leaving the audience in awe.
Ad Astra Media is working with Alliance for Innovation to make a short film based on peoples reactions after watching Chopin The Space Movie.
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Alliance for Innovation, also known as the Polish American Foundation, "is a non-profit NGO that was established to mobilize both American and Polish noble citizens and friends to strengthen cultural, scientific and business bonds between Poland and the USA." Their mission is to "promote and facilitate opportunities between Poland and the United States to develop successful projects and products in science, economy and culture." Dr. Intergalactic has had a standing relationship with Alliance for Innovations for the past couple of years and has successfully partnered with them on several projects including Chopin the Space Concert. A film based on Astronaut Col. George Zamka's trip to the International Space Station where he took famous works from Polish composer Frederic Chopin, played the compositions throughout the Space Station and captured breathtaking footage of the astronaut's view of Earth. Witnessing thunderstorms, season changes and more the film Chopin the Space Concert was made available to Ad Astra Media to be used in a competition to get this infront of students - Chopin in Space the Children's Initiative Project. Head to our Chopin Project Page for more information, but COMING SOON is the final film! Stay tuned for updates!
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