Aquarium’s Great Hall To Fill With Music For Long Beach Chorale’s Summer Concert Set sail with a program drawn from the stage featuring seafaring songs from Mozart, Gilbert & Sullivan, and more on June 4

Chorale at Blue Cavern

The Aquarium of the Pacific will host the Long Beach Chorale for a summer evening concert on Sunday, June 4, 2017. The chorale will perform nautical and seafaring-themed music from the stage in a program titled “Pirates and Pilgrims and Sailors—Oh, My!”

 

Led by guest conductor Matthew Martinez, the Long Beach Chorale will perform in the Aquarium’s Great Hall in front of the three-story Honda Blue Cavern exhibit. The musical selections highlighting journeys, voyages, and discovery are drawn from the world of theater, from the operas of Mozart to Gilbert and Sullivan and Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers.

 

The concert is part of the Aquarium’s ongoing efforts to feature the visual and performing arts as a way for the public to connect with the ocean. In addition to performing at the Aquarium’s grand opening celebration in 1998, the Long Beach Chorale has held two summer concerts at the Aquarium in 2014 and 2016.

 

WHEN:           Sunday, June 4, 2017, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.)

 

WHERE:         Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

 

COST:            $30 for adults, $18 for students with ID ($25 for Aquarium member adults, $15 for Aquarium member children/students)

 

INFO:              562-590-3100 or visit http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/earth_day_celebration/

 

Credit: The Aquarium of the Pacific: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and

the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 11,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include the Ocean Science Center, Molina Animal Care Center, and opening May 26—the new FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing, Our Water Future, and Archerfish exhibits. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages, from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. The Aquarium has won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award for Aquariums, as awarded by TripAdvisor® travelers, and the 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits.

Credit: Photo Courtesy of The Aquarium of the Pacific.

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