The ultimate portrait of Earth’s great frozen wilderness will be presented with stunning imagery and an original score conducted by the composer, George Fenton, and performed by the National Symphony Orchestra. Images of the Arctic and Antarctic will feature images of whales, penguins, and other wildlife from the BBC Earth series will be shown on large screens.
Event begins at 8:30PM
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