The Planets, With Outer Space Footage and a Gourmet Picnic Box
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The last date listed for The Planets was Saturday July 13, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Featured review from Donald M.
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We started the evening with a group picnic on the grass in front of the ticket booths; always a great way to get the evening rolling. The first half of the concert featured a violin prodigy who did a superb job. The second half was The Planets and the orchestra did a fantastic job with the music. The graphics were a bit of a disappointment. For each planet there was one shot of the planet, and none was labeled. It would have been nice to know which of the lesser known planets we were looking at. We saw this performed about 18 months ago at the Verizon and the visual component of the performance was much more interesting; numerous shots from a variety of NASA space probes with captions explaining where the photos came from. I'd recommend this performance for the music. But, a key feature of the performance is the visuals, and they are disappointing.
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First, I should mention that this venue is best for people who can handle a good bit of a walk--even if you have the expensive orchestra seats, but especially if you are in the terrace or lawn sections. As I'm 5 months pregnant, I found the steep...continued
Bristol Farms Gourmet Picnic Boxes:
If selecting a ticket that comes with a picnic box, you may choose from the following options:
Sandwich Box: Gourmet sandwich with your choice of rare roast beef, Black Forest ham, smoked turkey or fresh veggie. Served with fresh fruit salad, spinach pasta salad and two cookies.
Chicken Caesar Salad Box: Bristol Farms’ version of the famous Caesar Salad with tender grilled chicken, parmesan cheese, lemon, croutons and Caesar dressing. Served with a fresh seeded demi-baguette and two cookies.
*Chinese Chicken Salad Box: *Bristol Farm’s version of the delicious Chinese chicken salad with mixed Asian greens with cilantro, shredded rotisserie chicken, crispy wontons, mandarin oranges, and sliced almonds tossed with sesame ginger dressing. Served with a honey-wheat demi baguette and two cookies.
*VIP Meadows Package:
Enjoy a private dining area tucked beside the circle at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater beneath the shade of an old willow tree. A comfortable table and chairs are always waiting for you, without the mad rush to find the perfect picnic spot. Live music creates a stylish, festive atmosphere as you enjoy an extraordinary served buffet catered by Bristol Farms; plus, coffee and desserts. (Arrive early; buffet closes at 7:30 p.m.)
VIP Meadows Menu: Crudités, Greek salad, breast of chicken stuffed with mushrooms, arugula, feta, mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes, and profiteroles.