Long Beach Symphony opens social lounge

LONG BEACH - The Long Beach Symphony Orchestra is poised to debut next month the Balcony Club, a new social lounge at the Long Beach Terrace Theater marketed as "a new take on the classical music experience."The club opens Oct. 6. Tickets went on sale Monday. The lounge features drink specials, modern decor and other amenities. Balcony Club ticket holders are allowed to bring drinks into the concert hall, enter and exit during performances, and use their smart phones. The Balcony Club will debut on opening night, Oct. 6, when music director Enrique Arturo Diemecke will conduct Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring young sensation Haochen Zhang, plus Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased by calling (562) 436-3203, ext. 1, or through ticketmaster.com.

********** Published: September 13, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 22