See the world-premiere of Theofanidis' Northern Lights, inspired by the origins of the aurora borealis.

Northern Lights

See the world premiere of The Legend of the Northern Lights by Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis, inspired by the children's story on the origins of the aurora borealis. Journey to the arctic with awe-inspiring images by astronomer Dr. José Francisco Salgado shown on a state-of-the-art screen.

Friday's concert will be broadcast live on 98.7WFMT and streamed online at

Adler Planetarium staff will be on hand in the SE corner of the Great Lawn each night with fun activities for the whole family. Learn more at!