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Springfest Birch Aquarium

Sunday, April 10th, 2016 6:00 pm

Birch Aquarium

$12 general admission/$9 Birch members & UCSD students--includes Aquarium admission. Purchase tickets in advance online


Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in collaboration with the UC San Diego Department of Music will present its fourth annual IMMERSION, an evening in which audience members can explore exhibits while listening to drifting love songs and experimental music performed by UC San Diego graduate students.
 
Performances will include:
- World premier of San Diego composer Joe Garrison's The People Upstairs, featuring Grammy Award-winning flutist Lori Bell
- Giacinto Scelsi's haunting Khoom: 7 Episodes of an Unwritten Story of Love and Death in a Distant Land
- Joe Cantrell's live soundtrack for the Hall of Fishes, created from altered vinyl records 
- Contemporary solo and chamber music in front of the Kelp Forest
- Jazz improvisation inspired by shark movements, performed by pianist Joshua Charney and bassist Tommy Babin
- Chris Donahue's Singing for Their Supper, inspired by 3-D video tracking of movements in the Hall of Fishes
- Celeste Oram's Fish – Secret – Snag, created through surprise micro-performances
- Intimate readings by local writers
 
Visit the Springfest webpage for more information.
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