This is a guitar solo written by Queen's guitarist Brian May. It was released on his solo album Back To The Light (1992). May plays it at every one of his concerts since then, so he did on his guest appearance during this concert. This version was re-arranged by Tangerine Dream.
This is a song written by Brian May, originally recorded and performed by Queen for their 1977 album News of the World. Tangerine Dream performed this song with guest Brain May in an extended, improvised version.
Nezhnost (English translation: Tenderness) is a Soviet Russian-language song, composed in 1965. The music was written by Aleksandra Pakhmutova, with lyrics by Nikolay Dobronravov and Sergey Grebennikov. Several Western arrangements of the tune are known under the title Tenderness. Tangerine Dream performed this song live; the Russian vocals were sung by Iris Camaa.
This concert was announced in October 2010 for the first time:
Originally the concert was planned for Friday, March 25th, 2011 and titled The Gate of Saturn. The Festival itself was intended to run from March 21st to 26th. But in mid January the complete STARMUS festival was rescheduled for June, and the title of the concert was changed to Sonic Universe; the original title was then used for the Manchester gig in May.