Genius 100 Foundation & the Miami Symphony Orchestra went LIVE to the International Space Station on March 14th.

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Genius 100 Foundation and the Miami Symphony Orchestra went LIVE to the International Space Station on March 14th A specially composed musical piece was performed to honor Astronaut Soichi Noguchi

On Sunday, March 14th, 2021, Einstein’s birthday, a historic event took place when Astronaut Dr. Soichi Noguchi (JAXA, Japan Exploration Agency) was inducted as a Genius 100 Visionary. Maestro Eduardo Marturet, a fellow Genius100 Visionary, took part in the ceremony along with a global representation of the organization.

The celebration and induction were divided into a three-part event during that same day:

At precisely 3:14PM, Genius 100 Foundation was connected to a live feed at the International Space Station for a private ceremony and conversation with Dr. Noguchi. During this private event, “Planet 9", an opus Maestro Marturet composed exclusively to be performed in space, was performed for this occasion. Maestro Eduardo Marturet and many other Genius 100 Visionaries took part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Prior to this out of this world event, there was a community event at 1:00PM/EST, to honor Einstein’s birthday, and to celebrate the inauguration of Astronaut Soichi Noguchi on becoming a Genius100 Visionary. The event was hosted by Genius100 Foundation via YouTube live streaming. An exceptional performance by the Miami Symphony Orchestra was part of the event.

In 2019, Maestro Marturet, was inducted as a Genius 100 Visionary, and there to support him, amongst the G100 global community, was Dr. Soichi Noguchi. On Sunday, Maestro Marturet returned the honor.

At 6PM/EST the complete performance of Marturet’s Planet 9 was streamed on the MISO Youtube channel. This piece was composed by Maestro Eduardo Marturet in honor of his fellow visionary Dr. Souchi Noguchi, featuring concertmaster Daniel Andai and G100 Visionary, electric guitarist Konstantin Batygin. Batygin, a world-renowned astronomer, co-discovered the Planet 9. The video was produced by Miami Symphony’s Executive Producer for Special Events Fernando Duprat, taking place at the Miami Design District’s Moore Building, Elastika

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