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Mount Wilson Observatory Concerts in the Dome
June 3, 2018$50
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Mount Wilson Observatory is offering another classical music concert within the dome of the 100-inch telescope above the observatory on June 3. Located in the San Gabriel Mountains above Pasadena, this show is ear candy with a view!
The concert will be performed by Alex Iles and Friends Brass Quintet, featuring Jon Lewis and Dustin McKinney on trumpets, Laura Brenes on horn, Alex Iles on trombone and Bill Reichenbach playing bass trombone. The program will include Dance by Wilke Renwick, Bill Reichenbach’s arrangement of Scarborough Fair, Suite for Brass Quintet by Verne Reynolds, Quintet by Michael Kamen, Contrapunctus IX by J.S. Bach, The Quest by Todd Mason, and Eric Ewazen’s Frostfire.
There will two performances of this program: one at 3 p.m. and the other at 5 p.m. A reception with the artists will follow each show. Additionally, attendees can view an exhibition showcasing rare scientific artifacts, drawings, and illustrations from the observatory’s collection.
Tickets for these concert events can be purchased online for $50 each.