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Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome (1st Performance 3:00pm) - Mt Wilson Observatory

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Admission

  • $50.00

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Location

Mount Wilson Observatory
Mount Wilson, CA 91023
United States of America

Summary

Chamber music inside the 100-inch Telescope dome where astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered our place in an expanding Universe. This 20th century temple to science has acoustics rivaling the great cathedrals of Europe.

Description

Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome (August 4, 1st Performance at 3:00 p.m.)

Chamber music inside the 100-inch Telescope dome where astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered our place in an expanding Universe. This 20th century temple to science has acoustics rivaling the great cathedrals of Europe. Performances of the same program are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month, May to October. Cellist Cécilia Tsan is the Artistic Director.

The performance will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the musicians.

Musicians:

Lyris Quartet (Alyssa Park Shalini Vijayan, violins, Luke Maurer, viola, Timothy Loo, cello)

Cécilia Tsan, cello

Program:
Schubert String Quintet in C major 

A masterpiece of the chamber music repertoire and a very nice surprise for string quintet (Arrangement by Bill Reichenbach).--Cécilia